Lakes Are Losing Oxygen Due To Climate Change

Climate change is contributing to falling oxygen levels in lakes across the world, according to a new study published in the journal Nature yesterday. Previous studies have shown falling oxygen levels in individual lakes, but this study is the first to look at so many lakes globally, as researchers gathered data from … [continued]

We Evolved Low Oxygen Adaptation in Under 3,000 Years

In encouraging news for species like ours faced with having to figure out how to survive the next centuries of unprecedentedly fast climate change, it appears that at least one evolutionary adaptation developed at breakneck speed. [social_buttons] Tibetans seem to have evolved their unique ability to breathe at high altitudes … [continued]