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January 20, 2016

 

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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

 

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Leafhoppers Like Global Warming

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

August 4, 2015

 

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Alaska’s Flood of Freshwater 

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

July 9, 2015

 

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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

 

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Declining Biodiversity—Is Earth Dying?

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

April 9, 2015

 

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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

 

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Winter Birds & Climate Change

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

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

 

Ligers—the hybrid offspring of a lion and tiger—are the product of human intervention, and are mostly found in zoos.

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.

November 15, 2014

 

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The Science Behind the China–U.S. Climate Pact

How will China and the U.S. reach their new goals for emissions reductions?

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