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Bison may boost Danish vegetation

A new study sets out to clarify what effect the reintroduction of bison will have on the Danish countryside. The bison may open up for a more diverse flora, says researcher.

Microscopic arms race rages on the seabed

The ocean floor contains viruses and bacteria locked in a constant struggle for survival. This has a great effect on the carbon cycle in the ocean and thus also affects how much CO2 is released into the atmosphere.

Remarkable climate details in Antarctic ice core

An ice core extracted from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet reveals in unprecedented detail how the weather in the Antarctic has changed over the past 68,000 years. The ice core may also tell us how future climate change will affect the frozen continent.

Enduring climate crisis by gene doubling

Ancient grains of pollen show how conifers survived one of the Earth’s greatest mass extinctions.

The well-heeled leave biggest carbon footprint

A new study shows that more affluent households have a greenhouse gas effect from travel and transport that is 250 times greater than individuals in the lowest economic classes of society.

Wet tundra can also capture carbon

Do permafrost thaws and bacteria comprise a climate bomb in the Arctic?

Dream houses without emissions

Can buildings that emit no carbon dioxide over the course of their lifespan make up more than a just handful of projects and icons in Norway’s housing future?

Proof: Our climate has become more extreme

The climate has not only become warmer – it has also become more extreme, new research shows.

Danish pollen reveals new interglacial period

New analysis of rare Danish soil layers reveals a hitherto unknown temperate period during the Ice Age.

Climate change eats up Arctic insect life

Scientists have found the first clear link between insect populations and rising temperatures in the Arctic.

Surprisingly few major Ice Ages in southwest Greenland

The waters off southwest Greenland have escaped extremely large and thick ice sheets during most of the Ice Ages, new research reveals.

Greenland meltdown could slow down

The dramatic rate of melting and ice discharge from Greenland's glaciers could decelerate, but researchers aren’t calling it good news.

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