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Death of corals on the Great Barrier Reef

Increasingly frequent marine heatwaves can lead to the almost instant death of corals, scientists working on the Great Barrier Reef have found.
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The Cry of the Cryosphere

Summer snow cover in the Arctic has decreased by 2.5 million km2 in fifty years. The changes for animals and human livelihoods in the affected regions are dramatic.
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Deforestation must decrease by 95 per cent in a 1.5 °C world

Measures within the land sector could contribute about 30 per cent, or 15 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (GtCO2e) per year ...
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Amazon rainforest “close to irreversible tipping point”

The Amazon rainforest is dangerously close to an irreversible “tipping point” within two years according to a new report, the Guardian writes.
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Ocean acidification can cause the mass extinction

Carbon emissions make seas more acidic and wiped out 75 per cent of marine species around 66 million years ago, reports a new study according to the Guardian.
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Editorial: IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere report is a powerful diplomatic asset

The IPCC’s Special Report on The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate and its summary for policymakers provide scary reading about ongoing changes and risks, as well as projected risks.
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MENA region one of the most threatened by climate heating

Droughts, sandstorms and flash flooding: In the southern Moroccan oasis M'Hamid El Ghizlane, the effects that global warming is likely to have on the Mediterranean region can already be observed today.
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Prompt climate action needed to ensure food supplies

IPCC report says that climate change increases pressure on land, meanwhile land use causes almost a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. 
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Climate change and the Andean cryosphere

Glaciers of the tropical Andes are strongly threatened by global climate change, as revealed by a new report from FARN – Fundacion Ambiente y Recursos Naturales – with support from AirClim.
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A first vision of a Common Food Policy

IPES-Food presents a plan to transform the European Union food system, including proposals for 80 policy reforms and a new governance architecture.
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