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Warmer Arctic is the 'new normal' By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 13th December, 2017, 09:49

Scientists say it is clear that human-induced climate change is contributing to making the Arctic a warmer and more dynamic place

Warmer Arctic is the 'new normal'

Global investors launch climate plan to pressure gas emitters Global investors launch climate plan to pressure gas emitters

The plan will focus on 3 key measures: "to improve governance on climate change, curb emissions and strengthen climate-related financial disclosure


Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came along Tasmanian tiger doomed long before humans came along

Scientists genetically mapped the animal -- also known as a thylacine -- using the genome of a pup preserved more than century ago in a jar


Researchers say air pollution increases risk of birth defects Researchers say air pollution increases risk of birth defects

Although the increased risk is modest, the potential impact on population basis is noteworthy because all pregnant women have some amount of exposure


Pigeons capable of abstract decision-making like humans: study Pigeons capable of abstract decision-making like humans: study

Not only human beings but even pigeons can discriminate the abstract concepts of space and time, according…


UK snow: Amber warning issued across large parts of country Heavy snowfalls to hit parts of UK

The Met Office says there will be heavy snow across Wales, the Midlands, northern and eastern England


Emotional video of starving polar bear shows climate change impact (Video) Emotional video of starving polar bear shows climate change impact (Video)

A video of an emaciated polar bear has served as a similar purpose: as a rallying cry and stand-in for a largely unmitigated environmental disaster


Experts scramble to monitor long-dormant Iceland volcano Experts scramble to monitor long-dormant Iceland volcano

Adding to the danger is the lack of historical data that could help scientists predict the volcano's behavior


Narwhal escape: Whales freeze and flee when frightened Whales freeze and flee when frightened

Historically, narwhals have not come into contact with much human disturbance, because they live mainly hidden among Arctic sea ice


2 kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report 2 kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report

Red List of endangered species, mostly reported grave threats to animals and plants due to loss of habitat and human practices


Around 50 leaders set for Paris climate summit Around 50 leaders set for Paris climate summit

In total, around 2,000 people from government and the private sector are anticipated and "around 10 major announcements" can be expected


La Nina contributes to wildfire threat in mid-South, Plains La Nina contributes to wildfire threat in mid-South, Plains

"It's dramatically dry earlier in the season," which typically would not begin experiencing such weather until January


Taiwan rainbow 'lasts record-breaking nine hours' 'Record-busting' nine-hour rainbow

Prof Chou and a second professor, Liu Ching-huang, led the efforts to document the rainbow with the help of the department's students


Obama takes on Trump and men in general at Paris climate accord Obama takes on Trump and men in general at Paris climate accord

Obama also vouched for the superiority of female leadership as "men seem to be having some problems these days"


Arctic, major fishing nations agree no fishing in Arctic, for now Arctic, major fishing nations agree no fishing in Arctic, for now

They also agreed that before any fishing takes places, they must establish "appropriate conservation and management measures"


Fossilised eggs shed light on pterosaurs Fossilised eggs shed light on pterosaurs

More than 200 eggs have been discovered at one location in China

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