Posts Tagged ‘change’

Reindeer Eyes

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
reindeer, caribou, eyes, eyesight, color, change, arctic, sun. dark,

By Jami Smith Today, the Academy opens ’Tis the Season for Science. This year’s holiday exhibit and programming focuses on reindeer and how these animals are adapted to live in the Arctic—through features like their hair, antlers and feet. Recent research demonstrates that reindeers’ eyes are also adapted for the harsh Arctic conditions. While you [...]

The When of Climate Change

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
climate, variability, change, departure, mora, hawaii, tropics, warming, global, 2047

Scientists are able to pinpoint when climate departure will occur.

2012 Extremes

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
midwest, drought, extreme, events, weather, floods, hurricanes, storms, sandy, heat, climate, change, global warming, variability, el nino, la nina

When are extreme events part of natural climate variability and when are they due to climate change?

Birds and Climate Change

Friday, July 12th, 2013
birds, climate, change, global warming, great tits, oxford, Jack Dumbacher, temperature, invasive, species

How will climate change affect different species? Will organisms be able to adapt quickly enough to survive in a rapidly changing environment?

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