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To Shrink a Goat, Warm the Globe

Are rising global temperatures to blame for a stark reduction in the size of chamois in Italy?

Climate Change Takes Center Stage on Instagram

An Instagram takeover puts climate change on display right next to selfies and latte art.

Frost Free Season is Getting Longer

All regions of the continental U.S. have seen the frost-free season, defined as the stretch between the last below-32°F reading in the spring…

Warming Endangers a Crucial Yellowstone Tree

Climate change is a major driver in the precipitous decline of a key Yellowstone tree species.

Fish Fail to Adapt to Rising CO2 Levels: Study

Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.

How We Can Save Coral Reefs and Why We Should

As oceans grow warmer and more acidic, scientists are developing new strategies to rescue coral reefs.

Drought Takes Hold as Amazon’s ‘Flying Rivers’ Dry Up

Scientists say the loss of vapor clouds by rainforest trees is the result of deforestation & climate change.

Obama Creates World’s Largest Ocean Reserve

Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to be expanded to six times its current size.

What Will Survive in Hot, Acidic Oceans?

Scientists discovered that a type of plankton could thrive as the climate changes, which could offer clues about how other species will fare.…

Climate Change Threatens Half of North America’s Birds

Over three hundred species, including the bald eagle and 10 U.S. state birds are at risk from climate change.

Time for Trees to Pack Their Trunks?

As climate changes, forest ecosystems will need to shift to more suitable sites. Should we help?

New Global ‘Roadmap’ Shows Where to Put Future Roads

Roads can disrupt the natural world, but new research lays out how to help the two coexist.

UN Highlights Climate Big Data Ahead of Summit

Two projects showcase how big data can help understand and plan for climate change.

Mountain Forest Changes Threaten Calif. Water Supplies

Landscape changes in the warming Sierra Nevada may have major impacts on California’s economy.

Warming in Europe Raises Risks of Tropical Diseases

As temperatures rise in Europe, researchers warn of the increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases.

Pests Pose Increasing Risk to Food Security

In a world with ever more competition for food, pests may pose the biggest threat.

Battle Wages for California’s Groundwater Rights

California’s drought stresses the need to improve how the state & the rest of us divvy up a resource in demand.

Can Birds Be Protected From Huge Solar Plants?

Bird deaths have stoked legal action that could challenge half a dozen solar plants planned in Calif. and Ariz.

Europe’s Forests Suffer Effects of Climate Change

New research shows that forest ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to rapid changes in the climate.

What Climate Change Means for Your Coffee

Coffee's low genetic diversity plus a shifting climate leads to more risks of infestation from pests & diseases.

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Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin faces potential water shortages.

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