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Warming dulls US rats’ taste for toxins

20 January, 2016 – Herbivores such as desert woodrats are being forced to change eating habits as rising temperatures are making their usual diet of toxic plants unpalatable.

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Warming lakes speed up methane emissions

21 December, 2015 – The world’s lakes are heating up fast, threatening the fish on which millions depend and rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Euphoria as Paris finally seals the deal

12 December, 2015 – COP21: “It is rare in any lifetime to have a chance to change the world”, declared France’s President François Hollande as the UN climate talks finally closed.

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Birds and reptiles feel the survival heat

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.

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