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British butterfly is evolving to respond to climate change

— 2 Dec 2011 10:50 | Biology

As global temperatures rise and climatic zones move polewards, species will need to find different environments to prevent extinction. New research, published today in the journal Molecular…

Study of wolves will help scientists predict climate effects on endangered animals

— 2 Dec 2011 10:32 | Environment

Scientists studying populations of grey wolves in the USA's Yellowstone National Park have developed a way to predict how changes in the environment will impact on the animals' number,…

Climate sensitivity to CO2 more limited than extreme projections

— 25 Nov 2011 09:00 | Environment

A new study suggests that the rate of global warming from doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide may be less than the most dire estimates of some previous studies - and, in fact, may…

Archeologists investigate Ice Age hominins' adaptability to climate change

— 17 Nov 2011 17:40 | Geology and palaeontology

Computational modelling that examines evidence of how hominin groups evolved culturally and biologically in response to climate change during the last Ice Age also bears new insights…

Predicting future threats for global amphibian biodiversity

— 16 Nov 2011 21:34 | Environment

Amphibian populations are declining worldwide, and their declines far exceed those of other animal groups: more than 30% of all species are listed as threatened according to the Red…

Study shows deforestation causes cooling

— 16 Nov 2011 21:25 | Environment

Deforestation, considered by scientists to contribute significantly to global warming, has been shown by a Yale-led team to actually cool the local climate in northern latitudes, according…

Climate change is making our environment 'bluer'

— 6 Apr 2011 18:49 | Environment

The 'colour' of our environment is becoming 'bluer,' a change that could have important implications for animals' risk of becoming extinct, ecologists have found. In a major study involving…

Rare alpine insect may disappear with glaciers

— 6 Apr 2011 18:43 | Environment

Loss of glaciers and snowpack due to climate warming in alpine regions is putting pressure on a rare aquatic insect, the meltwater stonefly, according to a study recently released in…

Climate change threatens global security, warn medical and military leaders

— 6 Apr 2011 18:25 | Environment

Medical and military leaders have come together today to warn that climate change not only spells a global health catastrophe, but also threatens global stability and security…

'Epidemiological' tree study shows impacts of climate change on forests

— 6 Apr 2011 17:43 | Environment

Tree growth and fecundity - the ability to produce viable seeds - are more sensitive to climate change than previously thought, according to an 18-year study of 27,000 individual trees…

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