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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.

June 19, 2014

 

When it comes to climate change, we're all in this together.

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

 

The connection between global warming and local cold weather patterns is a little counterintuitive.

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

 

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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

 

The ancestors of grizzly bears are thought to have crossed into North America from Asia around 50,000 years ago.

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

 

Sometimes, the weather can be confusing!

Why Is Our Weather So Radical?

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

March 5, 2012

 

Scientists are finding more blooms!

What Is Causing The Swarms Of Jellyfish?

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

October 19, 2011

 

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

 

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?

June 10, 2011

 

Arctic Forests Creating More Trees

Tree lines are on the move. Learn how moving tree lines impact animals and other plants.

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