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Scientists have just detected a major change to the Earth’s oceans linked to a warming climate – The Washington Post

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February 16, 2017

The oceans are losing oxygen, posing growing threats to marine life. Source: Scientists have just detected a major change to the Earth’s oceans linked to a warming climate – The Washington Post

Scientists are frantically copying U.S. climate data, fearing it might vanish under Trump – The Washington Post

Trump, who has called the notion of man-made climate change “a hoax” and vowed to reverse environmental policies put in place by President Obama, could try to alter or dismantle parts of the federal government’s repository of data Source: Scientists are frantically copying U.S. climate data, fearing it might vanish under Trump – The Washington Post

‘Things are getting weird in the polar regions’ – The Washington Post

The fear (and it’s not just a fear any longer, really) is that there is something called a “feedback” in the Arctic climate system. Source: ‘Things are getting weird in the polar regions’ – The Washington Post

Global Warming Alters Arctic Food Chain, Scientists Say, With Unforeseeable Results – The New York Times

Arctic 20 C above normal for this time of the year: Confirming earlier research, scientists reported Wednesday that global warming is altering the ecology of the Arctic Ocean on a huge scale. Source: Global Warming Alters Arctic Food Chain, Scientists Say, With Unforeseeable Results – The New York Times

‘Alarm bells ringing’ as Queensland Fisheries Minister responds to scallop stock collapse – fisherynation.com

A stock assessment of scallops has revealed critically low numbers off the Queensland coast, just 6 per cent of their original biomass. Source: ‘Alarm bells ringing’ as Queensland Fisheries Minister responds to scallop stock collapse – fisherynation.com

The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends – The Washington Post

The Arctic is super-hot, even as a vast area of cold polar air has been displaced over Siberia. Source: The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends – The Washington Post

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