7 November, 2015 – A series of new scientific reports highlights yet again the threats that climate change and rising temperatures are posing for many species.
LONDON, 4 October, 2015 − Trees coming into leaf later and bumblebees with shorter tongues are just two of the impacts on nature that researchers are linking to global warming.
1 October, 2015 − Threat to Brazil’s indigenous reserves raises climate and health concerns as studies show that reduced deforestation leads to lower CO2 emissions and better air quality.
5 September, 2015 – Wide-ranging survey shows that many of North America’s bird species could be left with nowhere to go as climate change drastically affects their habitats.
4 September, 2015 − Mapping the density of forests reveals that there are far more trees on the planet than previously thought – but humans are destroying 15 billion a year.
27 August, 2015 – Scientists warn that lizards, coral reefs and forests are all seriously under threat unless agreement is reached to reduce drastically fossil fuel emissions.
16 August, 2015 – By mid-century carbon dioxide emissions in the UK could cause recurrent droughts severe enough to wipe out several butterfly species.
3 August, 2015 – In the upland peat bogs of Britain, global warming is killing insects and jeopardising the rare birds that depend on them.
14 July, 2015 − Islamic declaration adds to growing pressure religious leaders are exerting on richer nations to reduce the burden they are putting on the Earth’s climate.
12 July, 2015 – Birds, insects and trees are all under threat as the rise in gobal average temperatures makes drought and heatwaves much more likely.
7 July, 2015 – Researchers warn of a serious threat to fish, mussels and other marine species as carbon dioxide acidifies the world’s waters and increases temperatures.