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How Sahara Dust Sustains the Amazon Rainforest, in 3-D

New satellite data shows how Sahara dust in the wind makes it to the Amazon, ensuring its survival.

Can Grains of the Past Help Us Weather Future Storms?

Combining science with traditional knowledge, researchers turn to ancient rice as a source of climate resilience.

Everyday Climate Change, Now On Instagram

Instagram is getting a healthy dose of climate change everyday thanks to a new account.

Climate Change Will Hit Australia the Hardest, Study Says

Studies predict temperature rises of up to 5.1°c in Australia by 2090 in their most comprehensive forecast yet.

Obama Orders Rising Seas Built In to Building Standards

President Obama ordered climate-related flood risk to factor into new federal building standards Friday.

NASA’s $1 Billion Soil Moisture Mission Ready For Lift Off

A new satellite will probe the top layers of Earth's soil, helping scientists forecast weather extremes.

Feds Opening Waters to Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

A landmark wind rights auction will open up the largest offshore wind development area in the U.S.

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.