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‘Sitting on the cliff of a species extinction’

This interview by Deutsche Welle with marine biologist Douglas McCauley illustrates the uncertain future of many marine animals in the face of increasing industrialisation of the oceans: McCauley: The findings basically are a bit of good news and a bit … Continue reading

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Adapt or Die: Walrus Join Crowd of Species Facing Climate Ultimatum

NBC news reports on how a large amount of Walruses were found crowded on an Alaskan beach during a time when they would normally be hunting from the arctic ice: The 35,000 walruses recently spotted jammed onto an Alaskan beach … Continue reading

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Dispersal ‘key to reptile survival’

This article on the BBC website speaks on how some species of reptile, the gender of whose offspring is determined by incubation temperature, are threatened by the effects of the changing world: Temperature of egg incubation decides gender in some … Continue reading

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