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Scientists look for a new culprit for decreasing turtle birth rates

A 20-year study on the hatchling habits of the leatherback turtle has concluded with a call for further research after scientists were unable to attribute dwindling numbers to climate change.

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Climate change played a role

Climate change played a role in Australia’s hottest October and Tasmania’s big dry in 2015

Climate change made some of Australia’s 2015 extreme weather events more likely, according to research published today in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

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Dr Dietmar Dommenget

The tropical steam-engine: how does El Niño warm the entire globe?

by Dietmar Dommenget and Nicholas Tyrrell We regularly hear about how El Niño events raise the temperature across much of the planet, contributing to spikes in global average temperature such...

Dr Dietmar Dommenget

The tropical steam-engine: how does El Niño warm the entire globe?

by Dietmar Dommenget and Nicholas Tyrrell We regularly hear about how El Niño events raise the temperature across much of the planet, contributing to spikes in global average temperature such...

Associate Professor Catherine Yule

Stop the haze: protect our peat swamp forests

by Dr Catherine Yule The skies of Kuala Lumpur and Singapore are thick with the smell of destruction – burning peat. These unique forests occur almost exclusively in Malaysia and...