"sea levels were between 16 and 82 feet higher, high enough to drown many of the world's largest cities," "Temperatures then averaged 14 degrees Celsius (7 degrees Fahrenheit) higher
Researchers from Stockholm University on the icebreaker Oden in the Arctic Ocean reported from the site that "vast methane plumes" were rising from the ocean floor probably due to a tongue of warmer Atlantic water that is penetrating into the Arctic.
The zone, which at about 5,000 square miles (13,000 sq km) is the second largest in the world but still smaller than in previous years, is so named because it contains no oxygen, or too little, at the Gulf floor to support bottom-dwelling fish and shrimp.
The temperature beats the record temperature of 59.3 degrees set in 1934 by nearly a full a degree,
A time-lapsed map released today by the World Resources Institute using satellite imagery from Global Forest Watch shows how much forest is being lost in Northern Alberta to make way for major industrial operations, mainly to extract oil from the tar sands, also referred to as the oilsands.
California just finished the hottest first half year on record, a period going back 120 years, according to the national climate overview for June released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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Signs of overwhelming air pollution in Harbin, a city of 11-million people in Northeastern China was brought to a virtual standstill by choking smog. Incredible images of near-zero visibility forced schools to cancel classes. Highway traffic was paralyzed and the airport shut. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports.
The study was conducted by researchers at the Carleton University in Canada and Aarhus University in Denmark who found that at least eight #brain regions of polar bears had significant amount of several PFASs including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) as well as several compounds of the perfluorinated carboxylate (PFCAs).