Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

WFS News: Climate change could increase volcano eruptions

@WFS,World Fossil Society,Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev Shrinking glacier cover could lead to increased volcanic activity in Iceland, warn scientists. A new study, led by the University of Leeds, has found that there was less volcanic activity in Iceland when glacier cover was more extensive and as the glaciers melted volcanic eruptions increased due to […]

Ancient fossils reveal rise in parasitic infections due to climate change

When seeking clues about the future effects of possible climate change, sometimes scientists look to the past. Now, a paleobiologist from the University of Missouri has found indications of a greater risk of parasitic infection due to climate change in ancient mollusk fossils. His study of clams from the Holocene Epoch (that began 11,700 years […]

Shark teeth analysis provides detailed new look at Arctic climate change

Source : University of Chicago A new study shows that some shark species may be able to cope with the rising salinity of Arctic waters that may come with rising temperatures. The Arctic today is best known for its tundra and polar bear population, but it wasn’t always like that. Roughly 53 to 38 million […]