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Moth study suggests hidden climate change impacts
A 32-year study of subarctic forest moths in Finnish Lapland suggests that scientists may be underestimating the impacts of climate change on animals and plants because much of the harm is hidden from view. View News Article (2014-04-15)


Warming Climate Has Consequences for Michigan's Forests
In the last 100 years, Michigan has become warmer, with more rain coming through heavy downpours. View News Article (2014-04-14)


Warming Climate May Spread Drying to a Third of Earth, Says Study
Increasing heat is expected to extend dry conditions to far more farmland and cities by the end of the century than changes in rainfall alone, says a new study. View News Article (2014-04-01)


Effect of important air pollutants may be absent from key precipitation observations
Pioneering new research from the University of Exeter could have a major impact on climate and environmental science by drastically transforming the perceived reliability of key observations of precipitation, which includes rain, sleet and snow. View News Article (2014-03-31)


First Images Available from NASA-JAXA Global Rain and Snowfall Satellite
NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have released the first images captured by their newest Earth-observing satellite, the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, which launched into space Feb. 27. View News Article (2014-03-26)


The MIS 3 glacial advances in the Nyainqentanglha and possible linkage to the North Atlantic cooling
Chronologies of glacial advances during the last glacial period are not contemporaneous throughout the Tibetan Plateau. Professor YI Chaolu and his research group from the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, dated glacial boulders on moraines from the last glacial period in the Nyainqentanglha Mountains, Tibet. View News Article (2014-03-21)


Dry future climate could reduce orchid bee habitat
During Pleistocene era climate changes, neotropical orchid bees that relied on year-round warmth and wet weather found their habitats reduced by 30 to 50 percent, according to a Cornell University study that used computer models and genetic data to understand bee distributions during past climate changes. View News Article (2014-03-20)


Number of Days Without Rain to Dramatically Increase in Some World Regions
By the end of the 21st century, some parts of the world can expect as many as 30 more days a year without precipitation, according to a new study by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego researchers. View News Article (2014-03-14)


Report describes Central Hardwoods forest vulnerabilities, climate change impacts
Higher temperatures, more heavy precipitation, and drought. It's all expected in the Central Hardwoods Region of southern Indiana, southern Illinois, and the Missouri Ozarks, according to a new report by the U.S. Forest Service, and partners that assesses the vulnerability of the region's forest ecosystems and its ability to adapt to a changing climate.  View News Article (2014-03-05)


Recent decades likely wettest in four millennia in Tibet
Researchers looked at 3,500-year-long tree ring records from North East Tibet to estimate annual precipitation. They found that recent decades have likely been the wettest on record in this semi-arid region. View News Article (2014-02-11)

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