Climate Change

Media advances UMaine study about wild blueberry field warming

Scienmag, Phys.org, the Bangor Daily News, The Piscataquis Observer, Morning Ag Clips, the Environmental News Network and other national outlets reported on University of Maine research showing that the location, season and the time of day influence how fast temperatures are rising at Maine wild blueberry fields due to climate change. Differences in warming based […]

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Mayewski interviewed by CNN about moving Everest base camp

In an article about Nepal potentially moving the Mount Everest base camp as a result of climate change, CNN spoke to Paul Mayewski, director of the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, about a study he authored that revealed that ice formed over a period of 2,000 years on the South Col Glacier […]

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Mayewski quoted in NYT Opinion piece about climate cooperation on Mount Everest

In an opinion essay about international conflicts in data collection on Mount Everest, the New York Times quoted Paul Mayewski, director of the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, as saying Chinese researchers are “much tougher” than their Western counterparts. Shichang Kang of China’s State Key Laboratory of Cryospheric Sciences and a former […]

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Media highlights UMaine study showing winter cold may not kill ticks

The Bangor Daily News and WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland) reported on University of Maine research that shows with the right conditions, black-legged tick nymphs could survive cold winter temperatures. “The findings of this study suggest that the impact of low temperatures on overwinter survival may not be the single factor limiting black-legged tick populations […]

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Winski interviewed by Globe and Mail about ice core sampling on Mount Logan

The Globe and Mail reported on a research expedition to the summit of Mount Logan, Canada’s tallest mountain, last month to collect ice core samples from the massive glacier that resides just below the summit’s multiple peaks. Dominic Winski, research assistant professor at the University of Maine Climate Change Institute and an expedition member, said […]

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Potocki interviewed by IFLScience about Mount Everest base camp

Mariusz Potocki, research assistant at the University of Maine, was interviewed for IFLScience about the impacts of climate change on Mount Everest’s base camp. The article cited Potocki’s study that found that Everest’s highest glacier, the South Col Glacier, shed 2,000 years’ worth of ice in 30 years and has lost half its mass since […]

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