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Climate change could cause parasites such as tapeworms to become more infectious or malignant, researchers claim in a new study gauging the impact of temperature swings.
Increases in carbon dioxide emissions will prevent us from experiencing the next Ice Age, which experts believe would have occurred within the next millennium, according to research published in this week's edition of the journal Nature Geoscience.
Warming in the North Atlantic Ocean has lead to "significantly reduced" sea ice levels in the breeding grounds of harp seals over the past three decades, Duke University researchers have discovered.
The global body that oversees tuna conservation efforts has decided to implement an electronic system to record worldwide bluefin catches, while also enacting new rules to help protect silky sharks.
"Compromise" and "hope" were the words being used to describe the ongoing UN climate talks in Cancun, Mexico, as negotiators have reported genuine progress entering the final week of the conference.
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