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Acidic Oceans Could Quiet Coral Reefs

Ocean acidification could silence the fish and crustaceans that call coral reefs their home.

The End and Beginning of the Arctic

It’s clear that the Arctic we know is coming to an end, and that a new and very different Arctic is taking over.

Heat Turbocharged California’s Epic Drought

The unusual heat in California was a key driver of the unprecedented impacts of its latest drought.

Palm Oil Production Poses Problems for the Climate

Palm oil production can damage the local environment and global climate but solutions are out there.

6 Degrees: Singing Ice, Lightning Strikes, New Maps, More

This week's top climate news features shocking new findings and high tech mapping solutions.

Industrial Farming Plows Up Brazil’s ‘Underground Forest’

Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.

Felling Forests Can Create Lakes

Deforestation has increased water supplies to as many as 40 percent of protected wetlands.

Climate Change Disrupts Bee’s Pollination of Flowers

Research reveals that rising temperatures are causing bees to fly before flowers have bloomed.

Great Barrier Reef Plan Doesn’t Address CO2 Emissions

Scientists warn the plan to protect the reef is likely to prove ineffectual unless CO2 emissions are cut.

Drying Amazon Could Be Major Carbon Concern

Since 2000, the Amazon rainforest has been drying, a trend that could have big carbon implications.

From Grid Waste to Good Taste

An innovative farm is hoping to score a win-win by producing crops while reducing power grid waste.

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.…

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Slim Odds of Ending the Drought this Year For most areas of the U.S., the worst drought in more than 50 years is likely to persist well into the winter.

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