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Algae Blooms and Climate Change

Climate change could be playing a role in algae blooms around the world.

Building Better Soils

These farming practices increase soil carbon.

Carbon Farming: CO2 Uptake by Soils

Supporting local farmers can help climate, keeping CO2 in the soil, not the air.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

This is British Columbia’s Second-Worst Wildfire Season. It’s Far From Over

Wildfires are raging across British Columbia. They're the latest sign of climate change in the northern forest.

Species Invasions and Global Warming a ‘Deadly Duo’

Argentine ants in the UK are a new example of how climate change is supporting invasive species.

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

Mexico Launches Scheme to Insure Its Coral Reef

The insurance industry in Cancún will provide coverage to pay for repairs if reefs are damaged by storms.

Climate Change Could Disrupt Food ‘Chokepoints’

Weather-related disruptions at so-called "chokepoints" could limit global food supplies and push up prices.

Atlantic Oil Surveys Could Kill Food Used By Fisheries

The tiny animals that provide food for fisheries face big threats from airguns used in oil surveys.

Desert Basins Could Hold ‘Missing’ Carbon Sinks

Deserts across the globe may contain some of the world’s “missing” carbon sinks.

Dead Zones: Warming Oceans Hold Less Oxygen

Warming waters are decreasing oxygen in the oceans, creating dead zones for marine plants and animals.

West Coast Waters on Acid Trip; Fishing Industry in Peril

Hotspots of ocean acidification that persist year after year have been found along the U.S. West Coast.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

High Streamflow is Increasing, Raising Flood Risks

The frequency of high streamflows has risen over the past 30 years in the Northeast, Ohio Valley, and the Mississippi Valley.

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

Warming-Driven Glacier Melt Leads to ‘River Piracy’

The global warming-induced retreat of a Canadian glacier caused one river to siphon off another's flow.

Carbon Emissions Factor Into Major Oil Sands Shakeup

Major oil companies, feeling pressure from low oil prices and global climate policy, are fleeing Canada's oil sands.