Volcanoes may have been responsible for not only adding carbon dioxide to the surface atmosphere of the earth, but also removing it. In this way, volcanoes may have helped in stabilising the temperatures of the Earth’s surface.
While climate change had the 'strongest total effect', rare species of bumblebees were affected equally by changes in land use. Unchecked or excessive use of pesticides and fertilisers also play an important role in habitat loss for colonies.
July 2021 was the hottest month on record, and the hottest July on record was experienced by Asia.
Even a small incident that contributes to warming, such as a volcano eruption, could lead to changes that could contribute to more warming.
Climate change is not only threatening the living conditions of Emperor Penguins, it may be pushing them faster towards extinction.
Agriculture may not be the shift in human evolution we presume it to be. Instead, hunting-gathering and agriculture were both practices that people adopted in accordance with the climatic conditions.
The impact of climate change coupled with a business-as-usual approach to things is being felt across the world through the worsening of ‘earth’s vital signs'.
While in the oceans, microplastics also serve as a base of bacterial growth, most of which are harmful to other animals. The bacteria form a biofilm over the microplastics and colonise them.
Protected areas are aimed at preserving the rapidly declining resources and diversity of the planet. A new study found that protected areas reduced deforestation by 72% on the whole.
Wetlands, especially estuarine, may be providing more flood protection than what was previously known.