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A Computer Just Changed the Coral Research Game

Reef scientists have partnered with computer scientists on a novel new tool to protect coral reefs.

Wind at China’s Back to Amp Up Its Renewables

China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply a quarter of its power by 2030.

Global Coral Bleaching Continues For a Record Third Year

The longest global coral bleaching event on record is likely to keep going into fall.

This Mammal Has Been Wiped Out Due to Climate Change

Scientists find no trace of the Bramble Cay melomys, a small rodent that was endemic to the Great Barrier Reef.

Rodent Threat Defeated As Delmarva Battles Rising Seas

Following a big eradication program, it's been a year since a nutria was detected on the Delmarva Peninsula.

Fishing For Bright Spots in a World of Sick Reefs

Through a vast ecological analysis, scientists found reef fisheries that were healthier than expected.

A Simple Idea Could Help Wildlife Survive Climate Change

Using migration corridors to link natural areas could help wildlife keep pace with climate change.

Bay Area Voters Approve Tax to Fix Marshes As Seas Rise

A new $12 annual parcel tax will raise $25 million for marsh restorations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Rising Ocean Temperatures Can Kill Corals

Higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere lead to a more acidic ocean.

Overfishing and Pollution Kill Corals in a Warming World

Overfishing, sewage and farm pollution pose a threat to reefs around the world.

Spike in Alaska Wildfires is Worsening Global Warming

A report from the USGS says northern wildfires must now be seen as a significant driver of climate change.

Warming Could Boost Carbon Storage in Alaska Forests

Climate change could boost the carbon sequestration potential of Alaska's temperate forests.

Best Protected Great Barrier Reef Corals Are Now Dead

Great Barrier Reef corals that died had been growing in a pristine part of a well-run marine park.

America’s Sickest Wetlands Are in the West, EPA Finds

Three-fifths of wetlands in the West are in “poor” condition, but marsh restorations are underway.

Global Warming Threatens the World’s Special Places

The world's most special cultural and natural sites are already being ravaged by climate change.

100 Years of Warming at the National Parks

Each of the National Parks faces unique challenges from climate change, including increased heat.

Acidifying Waters Put Dungeness Crabs at Risk

New research shows acidification caused by carbon dioxide kills and stunts baby Dungeness crabs.

Marine Parks Help Global Fish Stocks Withstand Warming

A powerful link has been found between the biodiversity of a reef and the size of the fisheries it supports.

Sea Level Rise Could Help Marshes Ease Flooding

Marshes are used to reduce flooding, and new research shows how they could flourish as seas rise.

One in Five of World’s Plant Species at Risk of Extinction

Global report highlights threat to food security but also reveals the yearly discovery of 2,000 new species.

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Higher Hurricane Activity Since 1995 We've been in an active period since 1995, where the average number of named tropical storms has jumped significantly to 15.2

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