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Falling Calcium Levels Are Harming Freshwater Animals
Crayfish are especially vulnerable to falling levels of calcium in eastern North American lakes. This poses a threat to the ecosystems in which crayfish and other crustaceans reside.
Arctic Species Severely Affected by Climate Change in the Last Two Centuries
The last two centuries of climate warming have drastically affected many species in the High Arctic. Species that survived in extreme cold are becoming threatened as the average temperature in the Arctic increases.
Effects of Greenhouse Gases Like Carbon Dioxide Can Be Spotted Earlier in the Middle Atmosphere
Understanding and dealing with climate change requires us to look at the atmosphere as a whole, not just the lowest portion near the surface. Analyzing the effects of greenhouse gases on the middle atmosphere helps to ...
Ontario Must Continue to Make Strategic Policy Investments to Support the Growth of Renewable Energy
Renewable energy helps to fight climate change. It creates sustainable jobs and economic growth. There is an urgent need for Ontario to develop new policies that support renewable energy.
Changing Forests in a Warming World
Severe fires can dramatically alter the future growth of a spruce forest. A severe fire is likely to change the forest to one dominated by broadleaf deciduous trees, especially in drier places.
Ontario Needs to Do More to Improve on Sustainability in Its Energy Policy Plans
The Integrated Power System Plan proposed by the Ontario Power Authority failed to maximize its potential contributions to the province’s economic, social and environmental sustainability.
Can Models of Ecological Citizenship Help Us Better Understand the Role of Corporations in Dealing with Environmental Problems?
Corporations affect the environment in a number of different ways. Ecological citizenship models reveal the important roles and impacts of corporations on environmental politics.
Tsunamis Cannot Be Predicted Based on the Past
At present, there are no patterns that can be used to predict when a tsunami will occur.
Productive Public Debate, Not Just Science, Is Urgently Needed to Tackle the Issue of Climate Change
There is a need for urgent action on the issue of climate change. Developing a way to deal with the risk of climate change requires more than just science, but also requires society to collectively make decisions about the ...
The Recovery of Water Quality in Lakes Does Not Lead to Recovery of Ecosystems
The recovery of water quality in lakes does not mean there will be a recovery of ecosystems in these lakes.