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Understanding How a Crab’s Complex Life Cycle Will Respond to Climate Change

For many marine animals, like the Dungeness crab, seasonality and timing are components of complex life cycles, where disruptions can have serious implications for the population. 

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A New Method for Predicting the Response of Ecosystems To Marine Heatwaves Developed by International Collaboration

Marine heatwaves, driven by climate change, are becoming more frequent and intense worldwide. 

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UM Researchers Find Greenland’s Groundwater Changes With Thinning Ice Sheet

For more than a decade, a team of University of Montana researchers and students have studied the dynamics of the Greenland Ice Sheet as it responds to a warming climate. 

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Seasonal Variability in Lakes’ Environmental Processes Reveal Susceptibility to Climate Change

A new study has shown how climate change could impact the ecosystems of the planet’s largest lakes by revealing varying levels at which their water layers are mixed together through the seasons.

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Carbon Dissolved in Arctic Rivers Affects our World - Here's How to Study it

In a pair of recently published papers, Michael Rawlins, a professor in the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s geosciences department and associate director of the Climate System Research Center, has made significant gains in filling out our understanding of the Arctic’s carbon cycle—or the way that carbon is transferred between the land, ocean and atmosphere.

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Ocean Life Helps Produce Clouds, but Existing Clouds Keep New Ones at Bay

By reflecting sunlight back into space and controlling rainfall, clouds play significant roles in the global climate.

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Crucial Benefits of Vital Moorland Restoration Works Revealed

The South-West peatlands of Dartmoor, Exmoor and Bodmin Moor are potentially huge carbon stores

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Climatic Impacts of Black Carbon Aerosols Over South-East Atlantic Underestimated, Research Shows

Black carbon’s ability to absorb sunlight means it can play a pivotal role in heating the atmosphere

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At Least 85 Percent of World’s Population Impacted by Climate Change

New analysis of more than 100,000 scientific studies. Joint press release of MCC and Climate Analytics.

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How Recovery From COVID-19’s Impact on Energy Demand Could Help Meet Climate Targets

The research, published in Nature Energy, shows that a low energy demand recovery could reduce a hypothetical tax on all carbon emissions by 19%

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