If you have a clear sky tonight and tomorrow night, get out of the city and look up, look way up, to the north and you might just be treated to the Aurora Borealis – the Northern Lights. Forecasts of
In our backyard: What climate change in Canada looks like — Read on www.cbc.ca/news2/interactives/inourbackyard/index.html Canada’s public broadcaster, the CBC, has created and excellent web resource highlighting some of the predicted and real impacts the changing climate will have on Canada
The Toronto Star has created an excellent web-based, visual “project” describing how temperatures will increase and the effect of those increases on habitats and species. Take a moment to explore it: The Great Global Species Shake-up.
CBC News link Fascinating! Carbon, in the form of graphite, that’s 3.95 billion years old – only 500 million years younger than the formation of Earth. Some great scientific ex0lanations in this article, too – rare for pop journalism. Congrats,
A fascinating glimpse of thousands of years of climate data and biota is being revealed as the world’s largest mega slump or thermokarst develops in Siberia. The Batagaika Crater is north of Irkutsk, Russia and is exactly what climate scientists
Yet another exploration of how remote sensing by satellites is helping researchers learn more about what’s happening here on Earth. The beauty of it is that satellites work around the clock making images and taking measurements to degrees of accuracy
In this National Geographic video, a researcher in the far reaches of the Arctic who has just spent hours looking through remotely captured video, shows his excitement at seeing a shark – not just any shark, but one that was
CBC News has published animated maps showing the year to year changes in the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets from 1960 to present – mostly due to melting. The full article is available at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/interactives/shrinking-ice-sheets/