Tuesday, 2 April 2019

A slippery slope: How climate change is reshaping the Arctic landscape.

A collapsed block of ice-rich permafrost in Alaska.
Benjamin Jones, U.S. Geological Survey
Extremes of summer climate trigger thousands of thermokarst landslides (ones triggered by melting permafrost) in a High Arctic environment. Details here. (Includes a must-see video.)

Canada warming at twice the global rate, climate report finds 

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Could a million freshwater turtles help clean up some of Australia's polluted rivers? A team of scientists believes, they could!

by Larry Powell The freshwater turtle, Emydura macquarii. Credit: Claudia Santori. For well over a century,  invasive fresh...