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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.

One of Sao Paulo’s Biggest Reservoirs Is Nearly Dry

Drought is taking its toll on the water system that quenches the thirst of Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo.

San Francisco Rising to Threat of Swelling Seas

A new checklist will help San Francisco protect $25 billion worth of infrastructure from rising seas.

Zombie Glacier Surprises Scientists

Discovery of a semi-lifeless glacier in southeastern Iceland creates a new zombie class of frozen rivers of water.

Climate Change Takes Center Stage on Instagram

An Instagram takeover puts climate change on display right next to selfies and latte art.

Jack Frost Not Exactly Nipping at Your Nose

The frost-free season is growing longer across the U.S. overall. Check the trend in your city.

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.

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Alaska’s Ice Drain 2004-07 Alaska has been shedding large amounts of ice into the sea - on average, enough to fill a daily freight train around the world.

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