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Tales of Ancient Sea Rise Told for 10,000 Years

Without using a written language, early Australians remembered the rise of the seas for 10,000 years.

Moisture Shortfall, Heat Threaten Southwestern Forests

To see what mountain forest fires of the Southwest will look like in the future, look back at 2011.

Tropical Forests Play Huge Role in Inhaling Emissions

Tropical forests may absorb one-third of human fossil fuel emissions, a new study says.

You Should Watch This Space Time-lapse Right Now

The European Space Agency released an epic 12,500-image, high definition view of our planet from space.

Dreaming of a White Christmas? Check This Map

Find out the odds of a white Christmas for every location in the continental U.S., all on one map.

NY Fracking Ban Divides Experts on Climate Impacts

Experts are divided on how the New York high-volume fracking ban will affect the climate.

Persistent Warming Driving Big Arctic Changes

Long-term trends continue to paint a picture of rapid change throughout the Arctic region.

Acidic Oceans Could Quiet Coral Reefs

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

Greenland’s Ice Sheet Shifts Could Speed Melt

Two new findings show how Greenland could be melting from the bottom up.

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.

Atmospheric River, Heavy Rain Roar Into California

Rain is set to deluge California again but it won't be enough to end the state's drought.

Robotic Floats Will Reveal Southern Ocean’s Mysteries

Robots will help scientists understand climate change in one of the planet's harshest environments.

Earth, Now Available in Ultra High Definition

When satellite images and ultra high definition video meet, the results are pretty spectacular.

40 Years of Scratching Reveals Ocean Acidification Data

Scientists now have a benchmark for ocean acidification to measure future changes against.

Palm Oil Production Poses Problems for the Climate

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

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.

Listen To a Glacier, Forecast a Flood

Scientists discovered that glaciers hum tunes, tunes that could help predict when glacial lakes will overflow.

New Amazon Carbon Maps May Help Limit Deforestation

A new mapping technique could help researchers prevent deforestation in the Amazon.

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.

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Cape Verde Hurricanes Hurricanes that form in the Cape Verde region have a long trajectory over warm oceans.

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