The diversity of life within Puerto Rico’s Luquillo rainforest has been measured over meany decades. A new study reveals that when recent measurements are compared with measurements acquired during the 1970s the results are truly shocking. It is not a “Oh that’s interesting” moment, but rather is an “Oh shit” moment. […]

Climate Change Response – Mass Extinction in Rainforest

Today’s key message is this: Without dramatic reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions, most of the planet’s land-based ecosystems—from its forests and grasslands to the deserts and tundra—are at high risk of “major transformation” due to climate change. This comes from a newly published study by an international research team. Climate change […]

Climate Change will dramatically alter ecosystems

marine heatwaves
Land based heatwaves rather obviously involve an increase in air temperature, but since most of the planet is covered by water then we also have something similar in the world’s oceans – marine heatwaves. The concept recently entered the public’s social consciousness when the following was tweeted … Another sea-surface […]

Global Warming increases Marine heatwaves