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Peruvian Cloud Forests in Jeopardy
September 24, 2013 | Wake Forest University

“Peru’s cloud forests are some of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the world. Researchers have new evidence that shows rapid 21st century warming may spell doom for tree species in Peruvian cloud forests, with species losing 53 to 96 percent of their populations.” Quoted from the Wake Forest University press release.


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February 27, 2014 | Global Forest Watch
GlobalForestWatch.org has an interactive Google map that allows you to explore where tree cover loss and gain is occurring - on a time line - throughout the world. See article here.

Climate Change and the Behavior of Mercury in the Environment
November 6, 2013 | USGS
"Rising global temperatures and changing human actions will significantly affect the behavior and distribution of mercury worldwide, according to a recent article by the U.S. Geological Survey and Harvard University." Quoted from the USGS press release.

Migration of Marine Life in Response to Climate Change?
September 23, 2013 | Princeton University
Climate change and warmer oceans are pushing marine species into new territory. Researchers are working on methods to predict their direction and rate of migration.


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