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As Wildfires Rage, Trump Administration Plans to Slash Fire Science Funding 5.8.2018 Truthout.com
Fire science funding has been eroding for more than a decade.

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When the weather is extreme, is climate change to blame? 29.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
While it's difficult to attribute individual events to climate change, scientists say global warming makes extreme weather more common.
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A year's worth of Earth's resources are almost gone, and it's only July 24.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Next Wednesday is "ecological overshoot" day, says the Global Footprint Network. "In other words, humanity is currently using nature 1.7 times faster than our planet's ecosystems can regenerate."
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Spring is springing sooner, throwing nature's rhythms out of whack 23.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A warming climate is knocking nature's rhythms out of sync. High in the Rocky Mountains, scientists have been tracking the impact for decades
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How can the Midwest fix the ocean it has killed? 20.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
What Midwest agriculture puts into the soil is polluting a massive chunk of the Gulf of Mexico. Solutions to the massive ocean dead zone are out there, but they're not easy.
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Wealth Can’t Protect Environmentally-Ravaged Silicon Valley From Climate Change 15.7.2018 Truthout.com
Tech empire’s power and money are no match for the fierce drought and wildfires exacerbated by urban sprawl.

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Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Revive Damaged Land 5.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Carianne Campbell remembers the exact moment she fell in love with the Sonoran Desert. As a botany major in college, she joined a class field trip to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on the southern border of Arizona, arriving and […]
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Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement Is Probably Making Scott Pruitt Very, Very Happy 3.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The New Republic and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Vermont Law School professor Patrick Parenteau has given lots of interviews since Wednesday, when Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement. Most have focused on how Kennedy’s absence from the court will help Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental […]
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Kennedy Was a “Mixed Bag” for Environmentalists. But What’s Next Could Be Much Worse. 29.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Anthony Kennedy is retiring, and progressives around the country are trying not to freak out. The 81-year-old justice, who has served on the Supreme Court since 1988, has been a crucial swing vote on many issues from abortion to gay marriage to campaign […]
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She Spoke out About Climate Change—and They Tried to Make Her Pay for It 24.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In 2015, a University of California, Davis researcher named Sarah Moffit appeared in a four-and-a-half-minute video detailing her work studying ancient ocean ecosystems. Looking young and serious, with a long ash-blonde mane falling around a scarf that wouldn’t be out of place on a […]
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Vanishing Rio Grande puts pressure on San Luis Valley farmers during extreme drought 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Seldom has the Rio Grande River, the nation's fourth longest and the one that nourishes the most drought-prone terrain, flowed so low.
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The Trump Administration’s Plan to Hand a Coral Ecosystem to the Fishing Industry 15.6.2018 Truthout.com
This could jeopardize one of the world’s last thriving coral reef ecosystems.

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Marine Heatwaves, Changing Ocean Currents and Capitalism’s Threat to Life 8.6.2018 Truthout.com
On World Oceans Day, let's commit to preserving this vital ecosystem.

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New Study Says Your Gadget Addiction Could Save Us All 5.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by WIRED and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Boy, it’s hard to stay optimistic these days, what with the impending doom of our species at the hands of…our species. Namely, human-caused climate change. Climbing temperatures are ripping apart ecosystems, and rising seas are already forcing people from their homes. If an asteroid […]
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Desert Bees Have Figured Out Something We’re All Going Need To Learn 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Undark and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  A cluster of leafcutter bees are foraging for nectar and pollen on an unseasonably hot May morning in Bandelier National Monument, in northern New Mexico. Tiny, with few bright markings, they don’t look like bees at first—more like dark-colored buzzy insects. But […]
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Remember the Hole in the Ozone Layer? This Scientist Discovered It 25.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. On May 24, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will award one of the world’s largest scientific prizes to two of the world’s top climate researchers. In the presence of Swedish royalty, MIT professor of atmospheric chemistry Susan Solomon and Princeton University senior meteorologist […]
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How Minnesota's land use contributes to climate change 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Agriculture is the dominant use of Minnesota's land. But people don't directly eat most of what that land produces, which is symptomatic of a major worldwide climate threat.
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Cuckoo for kangaroos? They'll be hopping at San Diego Zoo Safari Park's new Walkabout Australia 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Wild about wallabies? Cuckoo for kangaroos? Get ready to head Down Under, no flight required.

On Friday, Walkabout Australia, a new 3.6-acre habitat, opens at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Visitors can stroll among Western gray kangaroos, red-neck wallabies, cassowaries and other Australian wildlife...

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A rare great ape, a 130-foot-tall tree and an extinct marsupial lion make the Top 10 New Species list for 2018 23.5.2018 LA Times: Science
The highest branches of a Brazilian forest. The permanent darkness of a cave in China. The deepest place on Earth. Meet the Top 10 new species that were described by science in the previous year.
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Tracking one of the world’s most elusive cats 20.5.2018 Washington Post: World
No one knows how many snow leopards are left in the world. Researchers are trying to find out.
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