Stony Corals Use Fan System To Save Themselves From Climate Change

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Image shows a coral in an undated photo. Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute in the German city of Bremerhaven discovered that corals can protect themselves from harmful oxygen concentrations by influencing the flow conditions on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. (Julian Gutt, Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Newsflash)

Corals have developed a sophisticated internal fan system to protect themselves from climate change, a new study has revealed. Coral reefs are under threat from coral bleaching which eventually leads…

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Global Warming Reveals Swiss Mountain Route Unseen Since Roman Times

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Photo shows the Tsanfleuron Pass in the Swiss Alps in an undated photo. It reappeared after being buried under ice for over 2000 years in August, 2022. (Glacier 3000/Newsflash)

A Swiss mountain pass buried under ice for more than 2,000 years has reappeared due to global warming. The ice covering the pass between Scex Rouge and Tsanfleuron in the…

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Melting Swiss Glacier Reveals Human Skulls And 50-Year-Old Plane Crash

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Image shows the plain wreckage in the Swiss Alps in an undated photo. Switzerland's melting glaciers revealed the remains of a plane that crashed on Sunday, June 30, 1968. (Konkordiahuette/Newsflash)

Global warming has revealed gruesome human skulls and parts of a crashed plane entombed beneath an Alpine glacier for more than 50 years. The Piper PA-28 Cherokee had not been…

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Scientists Say Tundra Could Be Lost In 30 Years As Trees Take Over

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Aerial photo of open Northern forest on the Taymyr Peninsula, Siberia, (proximity of the river Chatanga), consisting of larches. In some parts of this area the trees are growing in dense formations, in others one can see just very few trees. (Stefan Kruse/Newsflash)

The unique vegetation of the tundra could disappear by the year 2050 if no substantial reduction of global warming is achieved, scientists have warned. Experts at the Alfred Wegener Institute’s…

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Urgent Call To Monitor Microplastics In Air That Can Spread Round World In Days

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According to the AWI Institute in the German city of Bremerhaven microplastics can reach the Arctic, the Antarctic or the deep sea through ocean currents or rivers. (Melanie Bergmann/Newsflash)

Microplastics may significantly intensify global warming, according to a new study. Scientists from different German research institutions - including the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel - have…

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Study Warns Amazon Is Near Tipping Point Of Transitioning From Rainforest To Savanna

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A picture of the Amazon rainforest. (Ivars Utinans, Unsplash/Newsflash)

Researchers analysing changes in vegetation biomass have warned that the Amazon rainforest risks transitioning to savanna, with dire consequences for global warming. The vast Amazon rainforest covers 2,100,000 square miles…

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Marine Fish Thrived During Last Period Of Global Warming Say Fossil Hunters

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A percomorph, a member of the same group that includes familiar Michigan species such as walleye and perch, from Ras Gharib A. Scalebar equals 10 mm.

A brief period in which there were elevated global temperatures over 50 million years ago is showing that fish nevertheless managed to flourish. Researchers made the claims in a paper…

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Vital Role Of Oceans In Stopping Global Warming Seen In Ice Core Study That Shows They Absorb Over 90 Percent Of Heat Emissions

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An ice sample from an Antarctic ice core.

Researchers at a Swiss university who have reconstructed the oceans’ mean temperatures over the last 700,000 years for the first time using ice core samples claim to have uncovered the…

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