With less snow on the ground, weasels that turn white for winter are easier prey for foxes and wolves.
David Suzuki is an environmental activist, broadcaster and globally recognized geneticist.
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David Suzuki may be best known as an environmental activist and the face of CBC's 'The Nature of Things,' but he's also a globally recognized scientist.
Women looking for water in Sudan. Climate change can play a role in forcing people to migrate.
The failure of political systems is the main cause of conflict and displacement but climate change can exacerbate this.
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Richer countries import products but not the emissions used to make them.
Would a flat Earth suffer from climate change?
Conspiracy theorists have an à la carte attitude to data and trust, so what can scientists do about it?
Australian forces will need to be prepared for natural disaster relief missions.
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Australia faces many security issues driven by climate change, including more international migration and an increase in defence personnel being sent on disaster relief missions, a Senate inquiry has found.
There’s more to e-waste than the discarded monitors, cell phones and other electronics.
No amount of post-consumer recycling can recoup the waste generated before consumers purchase their devices.
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The council has considered terrorism, nuclear weapons and international crime. But it has largely ignored the climate.
Flood waters rise in the Montreal neighbourhood of Cartierville in May 2017.
The risk of urban flooding is rising. Overall, residents and municipalities are ill prepared, but there are steps homeowners can take to protect themselves.
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I analysed 15 million words written by major oil companies and found their usage of 'climate change' peaked a decade ago.
Like many migratory songbirds, tree swallows are experiencing population declines in parts of their breeding range.
Effective conservation of migratory songbirds requires an understanding of how populations are connected between seasons. The challenge is being able to track individuals throughout the entire year.
Enviva’s wood pellet plant in Ahoskie, NC.
Deriving fuel from trees costs more than wind and solar power and it emits more carbon than coal. There are many heated debates about this kind of energy, known as forest or woody biomass.
From understanding climate change to defining what a bird is, people prefer evidence that is diverse.
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To give the best chance for science to have an impact, we need to present our arguments to the public in the most convincing ways we have available. Applied psychology can help.
Heavy rainfall triggered extensive flooding across the province of Alberta in 2013.
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Calgary has already had two 100-year floods in less than a decade. But the city and the province have yet to take action to meaningfully lower the risk of future flood damages.
The male cardinal tenderly feeding his mate is just one example of the hard work wild animals undertake in springtime. That work often benefits humans.
Wild animals are hard at work this spring. Here's how their hard labour benefits humans, and why we should be more appreciative.
Pastoralists on a dry plain in central Mali, one of the seven Sahel countries hit by a wave of deadly attacks.
A big rise in armed attacks in the Sahel - and the intensity of the attacks in recent years - is now seen as a major source of concern.
Climate change plans can bring broader benefits to cities, while helping avert disaster.
Places such as Berri were affected by Millennium Drought, caused by low cool-season rain. New materials and techniques are now being used to observe drought causes and water patterns in Australia’s history to help the future.
Australia has always suffered heat and flood, but a detailed seasonal rainfall reconstruction of the last 800 years shows the extremes are intensifying.
Rose’s mountain toadlets mate in small puddles. Here is a male with a string of eggs in the water.
The Rose's mountain toadlet adapts its breeding habits according to the weather.
Drought conditions can foster conflict but this is rare.
It is misguided to blame armed conflict and violence on climate change alone.