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Climate Change Could Disrupt Food ‘Chokepoints’

Climate Change Could Disrupt Food ‘Chokepoints’

  • Published: Jul 2nd, 2017

Weather-related disruptions at so-called "chokepoints" could limit global food supplies and push up prices.

Atlantic Oil Surveys Could Kill Food Used By Fisheries

Atlantic Oil Surveys Could Kill Food Used By Fisheries

  • Published: Jun 22nd, 2017

The tiny animals that provide food for fisheries face big threats from airguns used in oil surveys.

West Coast Waters on Acid Trip; Fishing Industry in Peril

West Coast Waters on Acid Trip; Fishing Industry in Peril

  • Published: Jun 6th, 2017

Hotspots of ocean acidification that persist year after year have been found along the U.S. West Coast.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

Climate, Energy Programs Get Budget Reprieve

  • Published: May 2nd, 2017

A federal budget deal for the rest of 2017 leaves most climate and science programs intact.

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

How Trump’s Monuments Review Could Impact Climate

  • Published: Apr 26th, 2017

The Trump administration will recommend to Congress ways it can shrink or abolish national monuments.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

  • Published: Apr 17th, 2017

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

Research for Drought-Resistant Crops Gets Boost

Research for Drought-Resistant Crops Gets Boost

  • Published: Mar 19th, 2017

Scientists are racing to find crops capable of tolerating increasingly high temperatures and water shortages.