Day: February 26, 2020

Warming oceans cast a chill over New England’s sea turtles

Read the full story at Massive Science.

Recent research suggests warming seas will cause more stranded sea turtles

Bumblebee Decline Linked With Extreme Heat Waves

Read the full story from Inside Climate News.

Climate chaos is wiping out important pollinators and hastening the loss of global biodiversity, a new study says.

The world is failing to ensure children have a ‘liveable planet’, report finds

Read the full story from The Guardian.

Children in biggest carbon-emitting nations are healthiest, while those with tiny environmental footprints suffer twofold from poor health and living at the sharp end of the climate crisis

Margaret S. Collins, Pioneering Black Entomologist

Read the full story from JSTOR Daily.

She was the first African American woman to earn a PhD in entomology as well as an activist for freedom in the Civil Rights Movement.

This just-add-water hand wash lets you stop using so many plastic bottles

Read the full story from Fast Company.

Forgo comes in an envelope, so you’re both eliminating plastic and not wasting energy shipping a lot of extra water.

Tears for the Magnificent and Shrinking Everglades, a ‘River of Grass’

Read the full story in the New York Times.

Florida’s freshwater wonder is threatened like never before with a rising sea level as restoration efforts lag.

Listening to Nature: The Emerging Field of Bioacoustics

Read the full story from e360.

Researchers are increasingly placing microphones in forests and other ecosystems to monitor birds, insects, frogs, and other animals. As the technology advances and becomes less costly, proponents argue, bioacoustics is poised to become an important remote-sensing tool for conservation.

Why Carbon Capture Hasn’t Saved Us From Climate Change Yet

Read the full story at FiveThirtyEight.

This summer, we asked readers to send us their climate change questions. And they did. We received many, many, many climate change questions. So many, in fact, that we’re doing several different projects around them. You’ve already seen the first of our columns on Who’s Winning Climate Change? Today, we’ll dive into the mailbag for the first Climate Question from an Adult – a series that will explore the business, culture and chemistry behind your most pressing questions about global warming. Have a question? Send it to us!

Q: One of the few things that has given me hope about our ability to avoid climate disaster is reading about companies that are capturing carbon from the air and finding ways to monetize it. Are there limitations to our ability to do this? Is there a reason why this couldn’t become a rapidly expanding industry in the next decade or so? — Andrew Janet, Maryland

Grants awarded to power green schemes

Read the full story from the University of Sydney.

The University of Sydney has been announced as a joint recipient of almost $10 million in Cooperative Research Centre Projects grants for projects that aim to power the green economy.

SERDP and ESTCP announce 2019 Project of the Year awards

SERDP and ESTCP, the Department of Defense’s environmental research programs, have announced their 2019 Project of the Year Awards. They are:

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