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This is British Columbia’s Second-Worst Wildfire Season. It’s Far From Over

This is British Columbia’s Second-Worst Wildfire Season. It’s Far From Over

  • Published: Aug 4th, 2017

Wildfires are raging across British Columbia. They're the latest sign of climate change in the northern forest.

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

A Nebraska-Sized Area of Forest Disappeared in 2015

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2017

Nearly 50 million acres of forest disappeared worldwide in 2015, mainly in North America and the tropics.

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.