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September 7, 2016


A sunset over Lake Suwa in the winter

Believe The Lake And River

What can ancient observations of Lake Suwa and the Torne River tell us about climate change?

January 20, 2016


solar panels

Getting the Carbon Out

Scientists have a developed a solar-energy-based technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. But is it a feasible solution to global warming?

November 10, 2015



Leafhoppers Like Global Warming

As temperatures rise due to global warming, leafhoppers are spreading their campaign of terror on plants.

August 4, 2015


Alaska landscape

Alaska’s Flood of Freshwater 

Alaska's sprung a freshwater leak, and California is mighty thirsty.

July 9, 2015


drummond's rockcress

Adapting to Climate Change

Drummond's rockcress can alter its physical traits between generations, making it very adaptable to sudden environmental changes.

May 18, 2015


biodiversity exhibit

Declining Biodiversity—Is Earth Dying?

Human behavior is placing at least a third of Earth's species at risk of extinction.

April 9, 2015


two painted turtles sun themselves on a log

The Heat is On for Painted Turtles

Temperature determines the sex of painted turtle hatchlings, and climate change is tipping the balance to an all-female future.

February 19, 2015


cardinal on tree twig

Winter Birds & Climate Change

Birds' flight patterns are expanding due to climate change, which could upset fragile ecosystems.

February 5, 2015


3 women in life vests sit at dinner table on the shore

Adapting to Climate Change

Can we just roll with the punches? Adapting to climate change isn't that simple.

January 31, 2015


A liger—the hybrid offspring of a lion and tiger—from a zoo.

Hybrids in Nature: Grolar Bear Edition

Hybrid animals can be created in zoos and laboratories. But mixed-up animal mating is also occurring in nature.

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