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Climate Deniers to Pope Francis: 'There Is No Global Warming Crisis'
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April 27th, 2015
As Pope Francis prepares a historic document to make environmental issues a priority for Catholics, a group of climate-change deniers is trying to convince the pontiff this week that global warming is nothing to worry about.
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Fading Gems: 10 Places to Visit Before They're Gone
Glacier National Park
April 22nd, 2015
Earth Day is a time to celebrate and protect this pale blue dot we call home. But some of its crown jewels may not always be there. Here are 10 amazing places to visit before it's too late.
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2015 Already Setting Heat Records
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April 17th, 2015
The first three months of 2015 set new global heat records.
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Songbirds Emerge for Spring, But Is the Timing Off? (Essay)
Gray catbirds, global warming, climate change
April 23rd, 2015
Spring is here, but subtle shifts in timing are having not-so-subtle impacts on wildlife.
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Land Bridge Linking Americas Rose Earlier Than Thought
The Isthmus of Panama
April 10th, 2015
New geologic evidence suggests the Isthmus of Panama emerged from the sea up to 15 million years ago, millions of years earlier than thought.
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What Record-Breaking Drought Means for California's Future
U.S. drought map for April 22, 2014.
April 8th, 2015
Though California is facing the worst drought on record, the future may not be catastrophic, if the state takes action now.
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Scientists Turn to Drones For Closer Look at Sea Ice
arctic sea ice, ice melt, climate change, global warming, drones
April 23rd, 2015
A Columbia University oceanographer calls on drones to help study ice melt.
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Where in the US Are People Most Worried About Climate Change?
April 20th, 2015
A new set of 56 interactive maps estimates public opinion on climate change across the United States from the national to county level.
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Ocean of Acid Blamed for Earth's 'Great Dying'
UAE limestone
April 9th, 2015
Death by acid was the key killer in Earth's biggest mass extinction, some 251 million years ago.
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