Saturday, July 29, 2017

More Toxic Algae Blooms at NY Lakes, and more news

The number of lakes in NY with harmful toxic algae blooms has expanded from 39 in my post last week to 50. To see the bodies of water affected go to:
Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Notifications Page

Atlantic/Pacific ocean temperature difference fuels US wildfires
New study shows that difference in water temperature between the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans together with global warming impact the risk of drought and wildfire in southwestern North America.

Alien species invasions and global warming a 'deadly duo', warn scientists
Foreign animals and plants can cause huge damage, with the march of Argentine ants in the UK a new example of how climate change is boosting the threat

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Gary Ferguson (@GaryAFerguson), author of the book "Land on Fire," about why wildfires have been getting hotter and burning longer in recent years.

All hell breaks loose as the tundra thaws

A recent heatwave in Siberia’s frozen wastes has resulted in outbreaks of deadly anthrax and a series of violent explosions

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