Tag Archives: climate change

Study finds 24% of West Antarctic ice is now unstable

In only 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across West Antarctica so rapidly that a quarter of its glacier ice is now affected, according to a new study.

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Warming climate threatens microbes in alpine streams

Changes to alpine streams fed by glaciers and snowfields due to a warming climate threaten to dramatically alter the types of bacteria and other microbes in those streams, according to new research. But streams that are fed by underground ice insulated by rock — called ‘icy seeps’ — offer some hope that the impact of climate change will be less severe in some areas.

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How climate change could make your food less safe to eat

Changes to the world’s climate could mean more frequent outbreaks of food-borne illness, according to a recent reportfrom the Public Health Agency of Canada, and Canadians need to be ready to deal with the risks.

The report, published in April, found that food-borne disease “represents a significant climate change-related threat to public health.”

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Climate Report: The Future of Food May Not Include Lab-Grown Meat After All

Climate change has forced us into an age where burger-lovers must reckon with the notion of lab-grown meat. But as a new study reports, these cultured meat …

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