News tagged with climate change

A wolverine's mysterious journey

Four days before Christmas in 2008, a blur of brown fur scrambled along the snowy Continental Divide in Wyoming. The terrain and the conditions were brutal, food scarce. The bait a biologist placed in a wooden trap proved ...

dateJul 08, 2016 in Ecology
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Middle atmosphere in sync with the ocean

Water plays a major role for our planet not only in its liquid form at the surface. In the atmosphere too, it considerably affects our lives as well as weather and climate. Clouds and rainfall are one example. Water vapor, ...

dateJul 26, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Climate change will affect farmers' bottom line

Over the next 70 to 100 years, our climate is projected to change dramatically, with major impacts on a wide variety of economic sectors. But the sector that is most likely to be affected by these changes is agriculture. ...

dateJun 07, 2016 in Environment
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