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Whale Takes One Bite, Sends Man Right Back to Kitchen

    Photo: Luis Robayo (Getty Images)A humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod bit off more than it could chew on Friday when it accidentally c…

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Ice shelf protecting Antarctic glacier is breaking up faster

    A critical Antarctic glacier is looking more vulnerable as satellite images show the ice shelf that blocks it from collapsing into the sea i…

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'Unacceptable environmental effects:' New federal policy restricts thermal coal

    The federal government is making it more difficult to develop thermal coal in Canada with a new policy that says all such mines create unacc…

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The Wild Plan to Save 17 Million Salmon From California’s Megadrought by Driving Them to Sea

    Chinook salmon.Usually, California’s iconic (and endangered) Chinook salmon hatch in freshwater bodies and then swim out to sea for most of…

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7 Shocking Satellite Images Reveal the West's Megadrought

    Lake Oroville on June 3, 2020 and June 8, 2021, illustrating lower reservoir levels and the parched landscape.The megadrought hitting the we…

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Biden Reverses One of Trump’s ‘Most Reckless and Irresponsible’ Decisions

    Tourists visiting the Mendenhall Glacier in the Tongass National Forest.Conservation advocates are gearing up for a major win. On Friday, th…

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UN: Climate and extinction crises must be tackled together

    To save the planet, the world needs to tackle the crises of climate change and species loss together, taking measures that fix both and not …

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The chipmaking factory of the world is battling COVID-19 and the climate crisis

    Taiwanese officials are fretting about whether a severe outbreak of COVID-19 could jeopardize the island's critical role in the global …

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Key reservoir on Colorado River hits record low amid drought

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- A key reservoir on the Colorado River has dipped to its record low in the latest showing of the drought's grip on t…

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Birth of 3 Wolf Pups Means Colorado Has Its First Native Wolves Since the 1940s

    A male wolf from Wenaha pack in Oregon.Colorado wildlife officials on Wednesday confirmed the existence of a litter of gray wolf pups—the f…

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Landmark Report Links Earth’s 2 Biggest Existential Threats for the First Time

    The Amazon rainforest is a crucial carbon sink and is also one of the most biodiverse places on Earth.Mass extinction and the climate emerge…

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Joe Biden Is Already Failing on Climate Policy

    Hey, I know this song.The $2.25 trillion infrastructure package that President Joe Biden proposed in March didn’t go big enough to meet the…

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Lake Mead’s Water Supply Has Dropped to the Lowest Level Since the Hoover Dam Was Built

    Photo: Justin Sullivan / Staff (Getty Images)A severe drought gripping parts of the western United States has caused Lake Mead’s water supp…

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These Dream-like Photos of the Amazon Reveal a Hidden Nightmare

    Felled Brazil Nut Tree, Amazonas by Richard Mosse. 2020.The Amazon’s destruction in everyday color is terrible enough. But a special photog…

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Congressman Asks Forest Service to Change the Course of Earth’s Orbit Around the Sun

    Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images)Congressperson Louie Gohmert (R-TX) would seriously like the federal government and “BLM” to turn its at…

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These Chinese Elephants Are Viral Stars—and Total Nuisances

    Photo: Elena Scotti (Getty Images)There’s a new group of Internet influencers hailing from China who are taking the world by a storm—or sh…

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G7 economies could shrink twice as much as they did during pandemic due to climate change: study

    TORONTO -- The economies of G7 countries, including Canada, will shrink twice as much as they did during the COVID-19 pandemic if they don’…

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Nevada Takes a Baby Step Toward Banning Lawns

    It’s not functional.A megadrought has stricken the Southwest, taking a massive toll on ecosystems, drinking water, farms, and more in seven…

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‘Glacier Blood’ Is Our Latest Nightmare

    Sampling snow covered with “glacier blood.”Glaciers in the French Alps look like the scene of a massacre. Normally topped with pristine, w…

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Satellites Capture Images of Huge Dust Storm Heading to the Americas

    The sky-borne dust heading west off the African coast.Well, here we go again. A bounty of Saharan dust has made its way out to sea and is cu…

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NASA Rover to Explore… Greenland

    A prototype of GROVER, minus its solar panels, was tested in January 2012 at a ski resort in Idaho. The laptop in the picture is for testing…

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Satellites may have been underestimating the

    A map of tropical water vapor from NASA. Research on water vapor and other climate features suggests that satellite measurements might have …

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Earth's ancient climate warns that we n

    The history of CO2 on Earth is preserved in microscopic fossils and molecules, which researchers studied in-depth in a new climate study. (I…

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Widespread coral-algae symbioses endured his

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainOne of the most important and widespread reef-building corals, known as cauliflower coral, exhibits strong …

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European airlines have been lobbying against

    By Adam VaughanAds Several European airlines have been engaged in wide-ranging lobbying to challenge European Union climate policies, includ…

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Children’s Wind Energy Book Receives S

    Author Stacy Clark‘s new children’s book, the first in a three-part renewable energy series, is receiving glowing accolades and …

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Perceived Risk In Renewable Energy Investmen

    Investors around the world no longer see renewable energy as a risky or low-yield investment sector, a recent report by the United Nations o…

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Renewable Cities Calls To Action

    One of the panel discussions at the Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum was essentially a big call to action, or several different call…

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Developing Countries Attracted Record $126 B

    A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance has found that developing nations attracted a record $126 billion in clean energy investment …

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UN’s Bonn Climate Talks End Up Better

    Friday marked the end of the week-long October international climate meeting (11th part of the second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on…

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Key reservoir on Colorado River hits record

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-- A key reservoir on the Colorado River has dipped to its record low in the latest showing of the drought's grip on t…

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Heating our climate damages our economies: S

    Credit: CC0 Public DomainRising temperatures due to our greenhouse gas emissions can cause greater damages to our economies than previous re…

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Multilateral Banks and the Role They Play in

    The World Bank headquarters is seen in Washington, D.C., on May 20, 2021. MDBs are focused on developing countries, but the major carbon-emi…

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10% of the World's Sequoias Burned in a

    Photo: David McNew (Getty Images)The climate crisis has put sequoias on a dangerous path. A draft report from the National Park Service indi…

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Arctic Sea Ice Thinning Up to Twice As Fast

    The research vessel Polarstern drifting in Arctic sea ice. Credit: Alfred-Wegener-InstitutSea ice in the coastal regions of the Arctic may b…

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Single gene boosts climate resilience, yield

    A research team led by ORNL’s Xiaohan Yang used a gene from agave to engineer higher yield, improved stress tolerance and greater carbon se…

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Lake habitats are disappearing as the climat

    A lake has different temperature zones: Here, the vertical "thermocline" separates the warmer water of the upper zones from the colder deep …

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Widespread coral-algae symbioses endured his

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainOne of the most important and widespread reef-building corals, known as cauliflower coral, exhibits strong …

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Managing global climate change—and local co

    Sea urchins can be key players on coral reefs as they are both herbivores, regulating algal growth, and bioeroders, who erode the reef struc…

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Finding may improve models that allow predic

    Credit: CC0 Public DomainA new study by the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICT…

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South Pole and East Antarctica warmer than p

    IMAGE: Emma Kahle holds ice from 1,500 meters (0.93 miles) depth, the original goal of the South Pole drilling project, in January 2016. Ne…

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Fungus creates a fast track for carbon

    IMAGE: Fungus creates an underappreciated express lane for carbon, “shunting ” as much as 20 percent of the carbon fixed by dia…

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Plant competition during climate change

    How plants cope with stress factors has already been broadly researched. Yet what happens when a plant is confronted with two stressors simu…

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Improved climate resilience through better s

    Lack of water, floods, or crop losses: As a result of climate change, pronounced periods of drought and rainfall are occurring more frequent…

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Allergy Season Starts Earlier and Lasts Long

    Grass pollen grains under light microscope. Credit: A. Menzel and Y. Yuan, Technical University of MunichScientists in Munich study how poll…

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The chipmaking factory of the world is battl

    Taiwanese officials are fretting about whether a severe outbreak of COVID-19 could jeopardize the island's critical role in the global …

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Scientists Might Be Able to Predict Which An

    Climate change is already affecting animals across habitats and continents. Habitat loss, deforestation, warming oceans, and temperature cha…

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