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alpine flowers

Future looks rocky for alpine flowers

15 May, 2017 – Scientists warn that alpine flowers and plants could face extinction as warming forces them higher up into hostile rocky mountain terrain.

deep ocean sea pig

Deep ocean danger as temperatures rise

3 March, 2017 – Warming seas and increasing acidification could mean starvation and extinction for creatures that live in the abyss of the deep ocean.

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Birds caught in climate change traps

15 February, 2017 – Problems created by climate change are a survival threat to bird species from the coast of southern Africa to the desert regions of the US.

Laos forest

Dramatic acceleration in loss of wild forest

25 January, 2017 – Almost 1 million square kilometres of natural forest disappeared between the year 2000 and 2013, along with its ability to absorb carbon and reduce warming.

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New map reveals how roads devastate nature

17 January, 2017 – Scientists call for urgent protection of ecologically valuable roadless areas as map shows that roads lead to loss of biodiversity and damage to ecosystems.

golden jackal

Jackal adopts warmer Bohemian lifestyle

28 December, 2016 – Czech camera traps capture first evidence of new golden jackal settlement as ongoing climate change brings shifts in species distributions.

serengeti ecosystems

Warming wreaks havoc with ecosystems

13 November, 2016 – As climate change negotiations continue in Marrakech, scientists warn that global warming is affecting four-fifths of ecological processes vital to ecosystems.

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