Climate Change Response – Mass Extinction in Rainforest

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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. Terms such as “Alarming” or … Read moreClimate Change Response – Mass Extinction in Rainforest

Climate: How have humans transformed the planet?

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Rather obviously our planet contains rather a lot of vegetation. What is also understood to some degree is that this vegetation does influence our climate (Hint: plants absorb CO2). What is perhaps not so well appreciated is that humans have had a rather profound influence upon the currently existing quantity biomass. Well yes, we all … Read moreClimate: How have humans transformed the planet?