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Climate Change Pushing Species Extinction by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

The Guardian has just published an article entitled, “The Terrifying Phenomenon that is Pushing Species towards Extinction,” by freelance science journalist David Derbyshire and about how climate change is contributing to the rise in mass mortality events (MMEs).  A study by the National Academy of the Sciences found 727 such events involving more than 2400

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Yes, There Are Melting Glaciers of Africa Too by ClimateYou Assistant Editor Idiatu Jalloh

When most people think about glaciers, they do not think about Africa. However, there are glaciers in Africa too. And these glaciers are all located in sub-Sahara Africa, up top three of Africa’s biggest and highest mountains: Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya, and the Rwenzori Mountains. Although these glaciers have been there since ancient times, the

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Adapting to Climate Change by City Tech Blogger Gerald Pasco

There are many different solutions that we as a society can do to help prevent climate change. When I think about ways to prevent climate change I think about the switch to renewable energy instead of relying on fossil fuels. The burning of fossil fuels and greenhouse gases play a huge role in climate change.

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Ocean Plagued by Climate Change also by Plastic Waste by City Tech Blogger Frank Trapani

The United Nations (U.N.) recently signed a document to stop plastic wastes in the ocean. The UN environment ministers will be meeting in Kenya to discuss more about this serious issue. However, the document is not something that is going to effect change immediately and for that reason many are upset about it. But the

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IUCN Red List: Wild crops listed as threatened Essay by City Tech Blogger Frank Trapani

Wild crops are being threatened by intensive farming, deforestation and urbanization. Twenty different kinds of rice, wheat, and even yam plants have recently been  listed as threatened by the IUCN’s red list. IUCN is the International Union for Conservation of Nature that provides knowledge and tools to help us protect our environment. Commercial crops are

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