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Whales assist in-depth ocean research

3 January, 2017 – Smart tags attached to whales are providing valuable data from the ocean depths on crucial impacts related to climate change.

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Mollusc produces pearl of climate wisdom

27 December, 2016 – Historic evidence of temperature change is revealed by mother-of-pearl layers in the shells of mollusc species that inhabit the ocean shallows.

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Antarctic rifts launch giant icebergs

21 December, 2016 – Satellite images reveal clue to the hidden cause of fractures in Antarctic shelf ice that are calving huge icebergs into the south polar seas.

Growing tornado impact puzzles scientists

19 December, 2016 – The US seems to be experiencing more and worse tornado outbreaks – groups of twisters in quick succession. But climate change may not be the culprit.

Climate deniers face scientific pushback

10 December, 2016 – A British scientist who has researched ocean acidification says the scientific community should take the time needed to rebut climate deniers.

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Northeastern US faces fiercer hurricanes

7 December, 2016 – Stronger, more frequent storms will pummel the northern Atlantic coast of the US as human consumption of fossil fuels causes hurricanes to change course.

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