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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.

Fewer Freezing Nights

The average date of the last spring freeze is shifting earlier in the year, extending the pollen and growing season.

Scientists Just Confirmed the Great Barrier Reef Bleached

Climate change has fueled bleaching at the Great Barrier Reef for an unprecedented two years in a row.

Research for Drought-Resistant Crops Gets Boost

Scientists are racing to find crops capable of tolerating increasingly high temperatures and water shortages.

The Shum Show: Springing Ahead

Here's what warming springs mean for plants and agriculture.

Leaves Emerging Earlier as Planet Warms

Climate change is causing leaves to emerge earlier in the year. See how far ahead they are this year.

Congress Targets Species Act and Its Climate Benefits

Congress is considering legislation that could weaken the Endangered Species Act.

The Vast Majority of the U.S. Had a Crazy Warm Winter

The vast majority of the U.S. had a warm winter, driven in part by intense February heat.

Scientists Counter Climate Change by Testing Reefs

Scientists will pick 50 coral reefs worldwide to test ways to limit damage from climate change, pollution and over-fishing.

The U.S. is Poised to Set a Record-Setting Record

Record February heat is kickstarting spring from the Southeast to the Midwest.

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Autumn is on the Move Over the past 25 years, the onset of autumn has shifted, with leaves now staying on trees about 10.5 days later across the U.S.

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