Research into the interlinks between biodiversity patterns, processes, threats, conservation and human welfare

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Invited Op-Ed for The Hill: Putting the brakes on cryptocurrencies: Well done Elon Musk. By Camilo Mora

New York Times: A season of climate-fueled disasters. By John Schwartz

NPR: Everything Is Unprecedented. Welcome To Your Hotter Earth. By Rebecca Hersher

NPR: At Least 35 Dead As Wildfires Rampage Along The West Coast. By Laurel Wamsley

Asryelle and Camilo higlighted by Blue Planet Foundation. Thanks to mom too!

We are 100: Camilo Mora By Blue Planet Foundation

Asryelle and Camilo showcased in Midweek for their work planting trees. Thanks to mom too!

Midweek: Good neighbor: Asryelle Mora Rollo & Camilo Mora. By Nicole Monton

Time: What It’s Like Living in One of the Hottest Cities on Earth—Where It May Soon Be Uninhabitable. By Aryn Baker

NBC News: Climate change is going to make life on Earth a whole lot worse, report predicts. By Maggie Fox

Le Monde: L’humanité soumise à des catastrophes climatiques en cascade. By Audrey Garric

New York Times: ‘Like a terror movie’: How climate change will cause more simultaneous disasters . By John Schwartz

Yahoo News: Humanity faces simultaneous climate disasters: study. By Marlowe Hood

Discover: By 2100, Up to Six Natural Disasters At Once Could Threaten Some Areas. By Megan Schmidt

Bloomberg: Bitcoin Could Theoretically Put Paris Climate Goals Out of Reach. By Eric Roston and Olga Kharif

Washington Post: Bitcoin’s popularity has a downside: It’s an energy glutton that could hurt Earth’s climate, study finds. By Chris Mooney and Steven Mufson

Chicago Tribune: Dark side to bitcoin: It's an energy glutton that could hurt Earth's climate, study says. By Chris Mooney and Steven Mufson

Forbes: Bitcoin Predicted To Be The Nail In The Coffin Of Climate Change. By Andrea Morris

USA Today: By itself, bitcoin could create climate chaos within 20 years. By Doyle Rice

Newsweek: Heat Waves Can Kill You in 27 Different Ways. By Sydney Pereira

Breitbart: Heat Waves Can Kill You in 27 Different Ways. By UPI

khon Channel 2: Study predicts rise in deadly heat waves as scorching temperatures hit the mainland. By Marisa Yamane

NBC News: Heat Waves to Get Worse, Affect More People: Study. By Maggie Fox

Fortune: New York Will Experience 20 Days of Deadly Heat a Year by 2100. By Laura Entis

Salon: Extreme heat will hit India’s most vulnerable the hardest. By Andrea Thompson

The Huffingtonpost: Deadly Heat Waves Could Threaten 3 in 4 People By 2100. By Chris D’Angelo

Washington Post: A third of the world’s people already face deadly heat waves. It could be nearly three-quarters by 2100. By Chelsea Harvey

Wired: Climate Change Is Killing Us Right Now. By Emily Atkin

CNN: Deadly heat waves becoming more common due to climate change. By Brandon Miller

The Guardian: A third of the world now faces deadly heatwaves as result of climate change. By Oliver Milman

Chicago Tribune: Study shows deadly heat waves are becoming more frequent. By Seth Borenstein

The Carbon Neutrality is on the news

Hawaii News Now: UH Manoa professor develops website to tackle carbon emissions By Jobeth Devera

Camilo interviewed by ThinkTech Hawaii

ThinkTech: Climate Change Mitigation - Walking the Walk with Dr. Camilo Mora. By Jay Fidell

Time: The Wikipedia for New Species (No Unicorns, Please). By Jeffrey Kluger

Scientific American: Correction: Plants Will Not Flourish as the World Warms. By Mark Fischetti

Time: The Weird Effect Climate Change Will Have On Plant Growth. By Justin Worland

Washington Post: Sorry, skeptics: Global warming may not be so great for plant life after all. By Chelsea Harvey

Camilo's profile by Civil Beat

Civil Beat: Want to Save the Planet? Have Fewer Kids. By Nathan Eagle

Camilo among Hawaii top 20 to watch by Hawaii Business Magazine

Hawaii Business Magazine: 20 for the Next 20 2015. By Victoria Wiseman

New York Times: On a Warmer Planet, Which Cities Will Be Safest?. By Jennifer A. Kingson

Camilo listed among LatinAmerican Scientists who are doing promisory work in science

Revista Que Pasa: Latinoamerica genial. By Juan Pablo Garnham, Aleszu Bajak, Valeria Bastias and Nicolas Alonso

New York Times: Welcoming the Newly Discovered. By Nicholas Bakalar

The Weather Channel: The health and environmental dangers of overpopulation. By Annie Hauser

Medical Daily: Overpopulation negatively affects everything from climate change to health care. By Susan Scutti

Camilo among Colombia's people of 2013

El Espectador: Camilo Mora un cientifico sin miedo. By Pablo Correa

Litopia (Radio): The Next Mass Extinction Event. By Peter Cox & Ian Winn

Hawaii News Now (TV): New Research Claims That in 35 years, Our Coldest Years Will be Warmer Than Our Hottest Years in the Past. By Dan Cooke

New York Times: Countdown to a Hotter Climate - Tropics First. By Andrew Revkin

Cato Institute: Just in Time for Halloween Come Some Scary Global Warming Predictions. By Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger and Patrick J. Michaels

Washington Post: D.C. climate will shift in 2047, researchers say; tropics will feel unprecedented change first. By Lenny Bernstein

Time: Cold Years in the Future Could Be Hotter Than the Hottest Years Now. By Brian Walsh

Discover Magazine: Today's Record Highs Will Be Climate Norm By 2047. By Breanna Draxler

The Weather Channel (TV): The World's Oceans Will Be Drastically Different by 2100. By Terrell Johnson

Reuters: Record temperatures set to reach tropics first. By Jan Piotrowski

The Globe and mail: Science team identifies tipping point in climate change: 2047. By Ivan Semeniuk

CBS News: Study: Unprecedented heat will reach U.S. in 30 years. By Danielle Elliot

National Geographic News: New Study Predicts Year Your City's Climate Will Change. By Ben Jervey

LA Times: Tropics will be the first region to be hit hard by global warming. By Neela Banerjee

USA Today: U.S. will see unprecedented heat waves by midcentury. By Wendy Koch

CNN: Climate change to drive annual temps to new highs within a generation, study says. By Michael Pearson

Climate depot: Meet Prof. Camilo Mora, the man who uses climate models to warn you of 'The Coming Plague'. By Mark Morano

Cato Institute: Just in Time for Halloween Come Some Scary Global Warming Predictions. By Paul Knappenberger & Patrick Michaels

PBS: The new climate normal: coming soon to a city near you. By Rebecca Jaconson

New York Times: By 2047, Coldest Years May Be Warmer Than Hottest in Past, Scientists Say. By Justin Gillis

The Economist: Extinction: dead as the moa. By Editorial

Pacific Standard: Species disappearing faster than we can count. By Sophia V. Schweitzer

Discover magazine prizes research from our lab among the top 100 science stories of 2011

Discover Magazine: How Many Species Inhabit the Earth?. By Veronique Greenwood

Oceanography magazine: 27 Earths Needed by Year 2050: Protected Areas Not Enough to Stem Biodiversity Loss. By Cheryl Lyn Dybas

New York Times: How Many Species? A Study Says 8.7 Million, but It is Tricky. By Carl Zimmer

The Huffingtonpost: Biodiversity in Peril: Six New Species and the Sixth Great Extinction. By David Suzuki

El Tiempo: Camilo Mora, el hombre que descifro el numero de especies del planeta. By Julian Isaza

The Economist: Number of the beasts By The Economist staff

Australian Geographic: World has 8.7 million species, most unknown By AG staff

The Independent: The world has 8.7 million species (but we've hardly met any of them) By Michael McCarthy

Plos Biology: Why Worry about How Many Species and Their Loss? By Robert May

The Huffingtonpost: Biodiversity On Earth Plummets, Despite Growth in Protected Habitats. By Tom Zeller

El Clarin: Calculo historico: viven en la Tierra 8.700.000 especies. By Sibila Camps

Science: 8.7 Million: A New Estimate for All the Complex Species on Earth. By Daniel Strain

El Espectador: El contador de seres vivos. By Lisbeth Fog

Fox News: Millions species on earth yet to be discovered study says. By Associated Press

Nature News: Number of species on Earth tagged at 8.7 million. By Lee Sweetlove

The Telegraph: Earth is home to 8.7 million species. By Nick Collins

The Guardian: Planet Earth is home to 8.7 million species, scientists estimate. By Suzanne Goldenberg

New Scientist: One world, 8.7 million species, most still unknown. By Andy Coghlan

Washington Post: 8.7 million species exist on Earth, study estimates. By Juliet Eilperin

New York Times Editorial: How Many Leaves on the Tree of Life?.

Aljazeera: Earth's systems in rapid decline. By Stephen Leahy

Earth Times: Reserves alone cannot stop biodiversity collapse. By Martin Leggett

BBC: The case against protection. By Richard Black

Yahoo News: Protected spaces not stemming loss of biodiversity on land, water. By Alison Auld

Yahoo Noticias (Agencia EFE): Las ?reas protegidas no evitan la p?rdida de biodiversidad. By Julio C?sar Rivas

Macleans: A world of 10 billion. By Charlie Gillis and Kate Lunau

CNN: New study warns on coral reef diversity. By Matthew Knight

CNN en Espa?ol: Los humanos son m?s da?inos para los corales de lo que se pensaba: estudio. By Matthew Knight

National Geographic News: Ocean Ecosystem Services Can Increase ? But Only if We Take Less. By Enric Sala

ABC: La mayoria de los paises incumple las normas para garantizar las pesquerias

Discover Magazine: A warmer ocean is a less green one

Publico Espana: El calentamiento puede llevar el caos a los oceanos By Manuel Ansede

Salon: Plundering the oceans. By Katharine Mieszkowski

Science: A World Without Corals?. By Richard Stone

Science: Seeing Deeply Into the Sea's Biodiversity. By Elizabeth Penisi

The Guardian: Human activity blamed for decline of coral reefs. By James Randerson

Climate Shift: Management effectiveness of the world?s marine fisheries. By John Bruno

Reuters: New approach needed to save coral reefs. By Michael Kahn

The Telegraph: Humans 'a growing danger to coral'. By Roger Highfield

Yahoo News: Less Than Two Percent of Coral Reefs Properly Protected. By Alister Doyle

Discovery Channel News: Reefs at Threat, Even When Protected. By Jessica Marshall

Science Blog: Science No Help for Fisheries Without Transparency. By Erik Stokstad

Associated Press: Failed policies, corruption is leading to overfishing. By Michael Casey

Nasa: NASA Coral Reef Images Key to New Global Survey. By Stephen Cole

Environment News Service: Human Activities Endangering Caribbean Coral Reefs

Nature Blog: Reef deaths are our fault. By Daniel Cressey

Mongabay: Extinction risk accelerated when interacting human threats interact

CBC News: Marine biologists sound alarm for coral reefs, coastal seas

CDNN: Coastal development, human population increase killing coral reefs

Science: Biodiversity Research Still Grounded. By Iris E. Hendriks and two others

Agencia EFE: Medidas para proteger los arrecifes coralinos son insuficientes. By Julio C?sar Rivas

Popular Science: Science is beautiful

Mongabay: Human activity is killing coral reefs in the Caribbean. By Jeremy Hance

Nature: The how and why of biodiveristy. By Kevin Gaston