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Tropical forests losing ability to store CO2, NASA study finds

A recent study led by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California has found that the world's forests' ability to store CO2 has decreased. It was argued that the decrease in ability was caused by large-scale deforestation, habitat degradation,...

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Tropical forests losing ability to store CO2, NASA study finds

A recent study led by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California has found that the world's forests' ability to store CO2 has decreased. It was argued that the decrease in ability was caused by large-scale deforestation, habitat degradation,...

Rising temperatures cause ‘aliens’ to invade Nepal’s oldest national park

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‘Invasive aliens’ lurking at Nepal’s oldest park

Tribhuvan University botany professor Bharat Babu Shrestha has claimed that climate change has allowed "aliens" that endanger local wildlife to reside in Chitwan National Park in Nepal. “The changing climate appears to be conducive for invasive alien plants to grow...

‘Moon wobble’ to increase flooding in US coastal regions

According to a new study conducted by NASA, every coastal area in the U.S. will experience rapidly increasing high tide flooding due to “moon wobble” and climate change. Moon wobble is not an uncommon phenomenon for the scientific community. The orbit of the moon...

B.C. Premier Commits to Supporting Tourism Industry Suffering From Wildfires

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How warming and deforestation transform the Amazon Basin into a source of CO2

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Oregon’s bootleg fire nearing 400.000 acres as weather helps constrain growth

The Bootleg fire in Oregon that has destroyed more than 150 buildings and displaced several thousand people is so large that according to officials, it may not have been completely extinguished until November. A 2018 video shows a fire tornado passing under...

Tropical forests losing ability to store CO2, NASA study finds

A recent study led by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California has found that the world's forests' ability to store CO2 has decreased. It was argued that the decrease in ability was caused by large-scale deforestation, habitat degradation,...

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Tropical forests losing ability to store CO2, NASA study finds

A recent study led by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California has found that the world's forests' ability to store CO2 has decreased. It was argued that the decrease in ability was caused by large-scale deforestation, habitat degradation,...

‘Invasive aliens’ lurking at Nepal’s oldest park

Tribhuvan University botany professor Bharat Babu Shrestha has claimed that climate change has allowed "aliens" that endanger local wildlife to reside in Chitwan National Park in Nepal. “The changing climate appears to be conducive for invasive alien plants to grow...

‘Moon wobble’ to increase flooding in US coastal regions

According to a new study conducted by NASA, every coastal area in the U.S. will experience rapidly increasing high tide flooding due to “moon wobble” and climate change. Moon wobble is not an uncommon phenomenon for the scientific community. The orbit of the moon...

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