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Trying to Save the Coral Reefs by City-Tech Blogger Dave

The article that I have found this week is about how ocean scientists will test 50 coral reefs around the world and test ways to limit damage from climate change, pollution and over fishing. They say record breaking heat, pollution and over-fishing threaten to wipe out 90 percent of all reefs by 2050. Last year

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Our Shrinking Midwinter Sea Ice by City Tech Blogger Dave

The article that I have found this week talks about how this winter will be the lowest expansion of winter polar ice since records began 40 years ago. Records show that two million square kilometers of midwinter sea ice has disappeared. This could be due to global warming caused by carbon emissions from cars and

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Watermelon Snow? by City Tech blogger Mariano Huaman

Recently, researchers have found that watermelon snow is a phenomenon caused by climate change. The snow is formed when temperature increases melt winter snow leftovers. However, the most important part of this discovery is the algae found on the ice. Algae are normally green but change color after producing a natural sunscreen which turns them red

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Climate Change & North Sea Marine Life by City-Tech blogger Mariano Huaman

Climate change is affecting the marine life in the North Sea. In 2016 water temperatures in the North Sea reached an average of 11­° C. This increase in temperature is affecting the residents of those waters, but at the same time is good news for new immigrant species. Sardine and anchovy populations are increasing in

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From Wildfires to Ice Melts by City-Tech blogger Mariano Huaman

Climate change is concerning scientists especially because heatwaves are hitting the Artics, parts of Australia and United States. Recently the high-temperature spike caused by climate change has induced wildfires in Sidney and Oklahoma. Last week the extreme weather caused a grass fire in Oklahoma, which forced the authorities to ask residents to leave their houses

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