Species Extinction

Oxygen Levels in Oceans are Dropping

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 03.10.2019


Widespread and sometimes drastic marine oxygen declines are stressing sensitive species — a trend that will continue with climate change.   Read the entire article at Scientific American.    Escaping predators, digestion and other animal activities require oxygen. But that essential ingredient is no longer so easy for marine life to obtain, several new studies reveal. In […]


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How Did the End of the World Become Old News?

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 07.30.2018


Editorial Note: Internally, at This Spaceship Earth, we had a discussion regarding whether or not to post this curated article by David Wallace-Wells in New York Magazine. It describes climate change as the end of the world. We would refine that to mean the end of humanity… the extinction of the human species (along with many other species). […]


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Act Now Before Entire Species Are Lost to Global Warming

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 02.22.2017


The impact of climate change on threatened and endangered wildlife has been dramatically under reported, with scientists calling on policymakers to act urgently to slow its effects before entire species are lost for good.   New analysis has found that nearly half (47%) of the mammals and nearly a quarter (24.4%) of the birds on […]


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