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Celebrate NASA Satellite’s Birthday With 5 Amazing Pics

The longest continuously-collected satellite dataset in the world turns 42 years old today.

As Arctic Ice Melts, Polar Bears Find a New Menu

As Arctic ice, and access to seals living there, disappears, polar bears adapt to a land-based diet.

Genes Help Plants Handle Rising CO2 Levels

Discovery can give scientists new tools to engineer crops to deal with droughts and high temps.

Measuring Cow & Pig Emissions Goes to New Heights

Methane emissions from cows and pigs had a surprisingly large impact on climate change.

Deforestation Rate in Indonesia Surpasses Brazil

Indonesia lost nearly twice as much forest in 2010 as Brazil, despite only being a quarter of the size.

Warming Puts Emperor Penguins at Risk of Extinction

Tallest penguins at risk from climate change melting ice, which could wipe out third of the population by 2100.

Taking a Bite Out of Climate: 4 World Cup Snacks

A report chronicles how eating insects could cut greenhouse gas emissions. Here are 4 quick recipes.

Uncivil War Brews Over Summer Flounder as Waters Warm

A climate change battle erupts over "fluke," as its habitat drifts north in warming waters.

California’s Drought Just Got a Little Worse

One third of California is now in the worst stage of drought. The situation could worsen over the summer.

Grass is Greener for the Future of Biofuels

A genetically-engineered bacterium developed by scientists can make biofuel from wild-growing switchgrass.

Climate Change Threatens Almighty U.S. ‘King Corn’

Heat waves and water shortages could devastate U.S. farmlands devoted to corn crop, a new report warns.

California’s Fog is Fading Away, Crops Could Suffer

A decrease in winter fog has made driving safer, but is hurting California's $15 billion fruit & nut crop.

Climate Could Spell the End for the Cutthroat Trout

Montana's native westslope cutthroat trout is cross-breeding with invaders as stream temperatures rise.

Drought Prompts Fear of Blackouts at World Cup

Brazil’s worst drought in decades is severely reducing hydropower energy supplies in advance of World Cup.

Antarctic Ice Collapse Could Devastate Global Food Supply

The Corn Belt could face yield declines of more than 25 percent by mid-century as climate change takes hold.

Rain! Storm Heads for Southern Plains, Won’t End Drought

Rains are finally heading for drought-stricken parts of the Southern Plains, but they won't bust the drought.

Climate Change Making Food Crops Less Nutritious

High CO2 levels significantly reduce essential nutrients in wheat, rice, maize and soyabeans, Nature paper reveals.

Wake Up and Smell the Soaring Cost of Coffee

Changes in climate in key coffee-growing regions are a huge factor driving a surge on world markets.

Halving Meat, Dairy Intake Would Slash Farm Emissions

Adopting a 'demitarian' diet would reduce nitrogen emissions from European farms by 25-40 percent.

Rising CO2 Levels Threaten Entire Marine Food Chain

Fish will make themselves vulnerable by being attracted to predator odor & exhibiting bolder behavior.

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More CO2, More Poison Ivy Difference in poison ivy growth between recent conditions and a CO2-enriched environment.