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More than half of species could face greater extinction risk by midcentury, a new study found, as rising heat and dryness test the prickly plants’ limits.
Twenty-five coffee trees will be planted in the Biosphere 2 to help researchers investigate how climate change will affect coffee trees. An Earth Day 5K run will also be held at the research facility.
For many of us, climate change conjures up nothing but images of doom and destruction, from disastrous storms to wildfires to scorching heat. And it’s true — much of what we read about climate change paints a dire picture of our planet’s future.
For many years, Tsegi Canyon on the Navajo Nation struggled: Its dry walls and streambanks were eroding, exposing crumbling red soil to the desert sky. Its springs were drying up; native plants were few and far between on the canyon floor, often replaced by invasive weeds.
The report assesses the impacts and risks of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity and human communities at global and regional levels.
Tumamoc Hill looks out over a sprawling city ringed by desert and mountains, without a single, substantial body of water in sight.
So why does the hill have its own boathouse?
Over a two-year period, researchers detected 1,200 methane "ultra-emitters."
Irrigation organizations play a crucial behind-the-scenes role in delivering water to farmers. But only one out of every five has an official strategy for responding to drought.
The Twitter famous saurologist and cofounder of Black AF in STEM is helping to build a more inclusive scientific community—and spotting some very sneaky lizards along the way