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Huge vegetation change could affect Earth

7 September, 2018 – Humans could be about to trigger a huge vegetation change and disrupt their own environment. It has happened before, but this time it is happening fast.

Geo-engineered crops may help – and harm

13 August, 2018 – To cool the world and also boost plant growth, geo-engineered crops might do the trick. But if they work by dimming the sunlight, the plants will suffer.

Soil microbes speed up global warming

9 August, 2018 – They’re microscopic, but soil microbes play a massive role in the climate machinery. New research suggests they may be warming the world more than ever.

Fish can’t smell well in more acidic seas

1 August, 2018 – If you can’t smell food, you’re in trouble, and it’s worse if you can’t scent danger. More acidic seas could affect fishes’ ability to smell.

Forest carbon emissions are set to grow

30 July, 2018 – The tropical forests could be at growing risk from climate change. And as they die, rising forest carbon emissions could threaten much of the Earth’s life.

Running water sheds light on carbon budget

6 July, 2018 – A surprising stretch of terrestrial rock and soil is actually covered by running water. New measurements could mean new accuracies for climate science.

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