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2015 Already Setting Heat Records
global temperature
April 17th, 2015
The first three months of 2015 set new global heat records.
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Western Canada's Glaciers Could Vanish by 2100
Athabasca Glacier
April 6th, 2015
Much of western Canada's glacial ice could disappear by the end of the 21st century.
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New Map of Global Ocean Temperatures Is a Work of Art
March 31st, 2015
A new global map of water surface temperatures is so visually stunning that it easily may be mistaken for art.
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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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5 Resources Nations Need to Survive a Warming World (Op-Ed)
Global Warming
April 3rd, 2015
To survive global warming, technology for survival needs to reach all nations.
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Snow Melting 16 Days Earlier in Wyoming Mountains
Wind River Range
March 25th, 2015
The spring snowmelt comes more than two weeks earlier than it did in the 1970s in Wyoming's Wind River Range, a new study finds.
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'Freak Weather Event' Sets Antarctic Heat Records
April 7th, 2015
A remarkable heat wave warmed Antarctica's northernmost peninsula to slightly above 63 degrees Fahrenheit (17.5 degrees Celsius) two weeks ago — a record high for the normally cold continent.
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Hunting on Land Can't Help a Hungry Polar Bear
polar bear
April 1st, 2015
Even though some polar bears are hunting on land more often in areas hit by shrinking Arctic sea ice, a diet of bird eggs and berries can't sustain these huge animals, a new study finds.
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Antarctica's Ice Shelves Are Thinning Fast
Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf.
March 27th, 2015
In West Antarctica, some ice shelves could melt away within a century.
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