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In a Warming World We Can't Keep Depending on the Same Few Crops
crops, rice, climate change
September 11th, 2014
We are in the middle of one of the biggest experiments in human history. At its core is the homogenisation of global food systems, which increasingly must deliver the same products to an expanding population (in all senses) across the world.
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Southwest Could Face a Megadrought This Century
southwest drought
September 2nd, 2014
The Southwest faces a dry and dusty forecast, with an 80 to 90 percent chance of a decade-long drought striking the region this century.
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NASA Keeping Close Eye on Arctic Climate
Operation IceBridge
September 18th, 2014
Three NASA science missions traveled the Alaskan way in summer 2014, soaring above Arctic sea ice, piloting over permafrost and gliding past mountain glaciers.
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Swallows Of The Western Skies
tree swallows perch in fields around Ithaca, New York
September 5th, 2014
An international team of researchers studies one slim bird to answer some big biological questions.
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Why Climate Change Won't Intensify Extreme Snowstorms
Glacier National Park
August 27th, 2014
Even though ferocious snowstorms will become more frequent this century, their intensity will stay the same.
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What's Melting Arctic Ice? NASA Investigates Clouds
Arctic Sea Ice
August 22nd, 2014
Arctic sea ice is melting fast, having lost about 1 million square miles since the 1970s, but experts are still figuring out what factors, such as cloud cover, are speeding or slowing the ice's demise.
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Antarctica Nearing Sea Ice Record High, But Arctic Ice Still Shrinking
Arctic sea ice
September 17th, 2014
For an unprecedented third year in a row, Antarctica's sea ice is poised to smash a new winter record, but Arctic summer sea ice hit its sixth lowest minimum.
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The Wilderness Act Turns 50
wilderness act, grizzly bears, protections
September 3rd, 2014
In terms of America’s best ideas, wilderness ranks alongside National Parks.
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Antarctic Riddle: How Much Will the South Pole Melt?
Antarctic glacier, global warming, climate change, ice melt
August 25th, 2014
Improved climate models suggests melting in Antarctica will be worse this century than we had realized.
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