Category Archives: Climate Detectives

Fire, Flood, and Climate Change

The BioPhiles has been on vacation, which found me winging across the Atlantic on an Icelandair jet named Katla. I normally take little notice of the name of airplanes, but in this case, an A4 decal next to the door … Continue reading

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Reconstructing an Ecosystem From Dirt

Climate change is increasingly identified as the most significant global challenge facing humans. Experiments where scientists manipulate CO2 concentrations and simulate warming or changing weather scenarios provide invaluable information about how specific species and communities are responding to climate change. … Continue reading

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Pre-Industrial Air Pollution

Geologically speaking, we are in the midst of the Anthropocene, which is defined as the time period during which humans have been significantly altering their environment. It is the first geoglogical epoch not defined by changes in the qualities of … Continue reading

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