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February 5, 2015

 

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Adapting to Climate Change

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

January 31, 2015

 

A ligerâthe hybrid offspring of a lion and tigerâfrom 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.

June 19, 2014

 

A school of fish

Climate Change Also Threatens Fish

Climate change isn't just bad for us land animals. It's bad for sea creatures as well.

June 11, 2014

 

Satellite image of the North Pole

Santa’s Revenge

Was the continental United State's chilly winter the result of global warming? If so, how could this be?

April 14, 2014

 

A reddish horse with a flowing blonde mane stands in the snow

Warming And Mammalian Dwarfism

55 million years ago, as the Earth heated up, many mammal species got smaller. Could the same thing happen again with human-induced global climate change?

March 10, 2014

 

A grizzle bear stands in the bushes

Is Global Warming Good For Grizzlies?

While climate change is bad for most of us, grizzly bears may not complain too much -- at least in the near-term.

May 4, 2012

 

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Why Is Our Weather So Radical?

Global climate is an incredibly complex system that scientists are still trying to figure out.

March 5, 2012

 

swarm of jellyfish

What Is Causing The Swarms Of Jellyfish?

Scientists have been finding swarms of jellyfish, called blooms, all over the world.

October 19, 2011

 

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Global Warming: Is It Happening?

Global warming is a topic of political debate and scientific study these days. Is it happening? Scientists say the evidence is pointing in that direction.

June 15, 2011

 

a bucket of coal

What Are The Hidden Costs Of Coal?

An A Moment of Science listener wrote to us: I keep hearing about the hidden costs of fossil fuels like coal. What exactly does it mean? What are hidden costs?

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