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Salamanders Shrink as Climate Heats Up
An image of a salamander
April 11th, 2014
Rising temperatures are affecting the size of salamanders in the Appalachian Mountains.
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Is Global Warming a Giant Natural Fluctuation? (Op-Ed)
climate change, global warming, lightning, CA, Alabama HIlls
April 18th, 2014
Natural fluctuations have driven Earth's climate for millennia, but they are not the cause of modern warming.
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Frigid Winter? Blame 4,000 Years of Wild Jet Streams
Jet stream
April 16th, 2014
The jet stream's plunging pattern is a long-standing natural phenomenon. However, new findings also suggest that global warming may boost the frequency or intensity of the curves, which would mean more extreme winter weather in the United States and Canad
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Panda Sutra – the Ups and Downs of Getting Grumpy Bears to Have Sex
pandas, mating, habitat
April 9th, 2014
The reason why pandas are going extinct is nothing to do with their cycles. It is because so much of their natural environment has been destroyed.
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Predicting Where Water Will Go In A Hurricane
hurricane flooding, prediction
April 3rd, 2014
A computer model can determine where a hurricane's surge will land.
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With Climate Change, Wildfires Getting Worse in the West
Las Conchas Fire
April 18th, 2014
Across the West, wildfires grew bigger and more frequent in the past 30 years, according to a new study that blames climate change and drought for the worsening flames.
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Arctic Sea Ice Peak Is 5th Lowest on Record
Arctic sea ice
April 7th, 2014
Arctic sea ice hit its annual peak on March 21. It was the fifth-lowest maximum extent since 1979.
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