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July 17, 2016
Curing Florida's algae crisis will take time, money, science
The enormous algae outbreak that has coated swaths of Florida's St. Lucie River with guacamole-like sludge is a man-made ...
July 13, 2016
House GOP subpoenas NY, Mass. AGs on climate change probe
Escalating a political fight over global warming, a Republican House chairman issued subpoenas Wednesday to two Democratic ...
July 12, 2016
Trump's denial of climate science at odds with world leaders
If elected president, Donald Trump would be the only head of state in the world to contend that climate change is a hoax, ...
June 30, 2016
Bright spot: Antarctica's ozone hole is starting to heal
Antarctica's ozone hole finally is starting to heal, a new study finds. In a triumph of international cooperation over a ...
June 28, 2016
Science groups to Congress: Climate change is real threat
Thirty-one of the country's top science organizations are telling Congress that global warming is a real problem and ...
June 14, 2016
Bob Paine, ecologist who introduced 'keystone species,' dies
Robert "Bob" Paine, an influential ecologist best known for introducing the concept of "keystone species" and who nurtured ...
June 09, 2016
NASA takes 23,000-foot view of the world's coral reefs
Coral reefs have almost always been studied up close, by scientists in the water looking at small portions of reefs to gather ...
May 27, 2016
Scientists find minivan-sized sponge, world's largest
Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big.
May 26, 2016
Ex-environment minister warns of illegal logging in Senegal
Illegal timber sales from Senegal to Gambia could see the Casamance forest depleted significantly in the next two years, the ...
May 18, 2016
Database launched to gather, study DNA from Midwestern twins
Researchers who study how genes and the environment influence people's health are hoping that twins who live in the Midwest ...
May 17, 2016
Imported forest pests cause $2 billion in damage annually
When Gary Lovett was studying the effect of acid rain in New York's Catskill Mountains 20 years ago, he ended the experiment ...
May 10, 2016
It's not just Alberta: Warming-fueled fires are increasing
Alberta's unusually early and large fire is just the latest of many gargantuan fires on an Earth that's grown hotter with ...
May 03, 2016
More acidic seawater now dissolving bit of Florida Keys reef
Seawater — increasingly acidic due to global warming — is eating away the limestone framework for the coral reef of the upper ...
April 29, 2016
Study analyzes impact of Washington state coal-export plan
A coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington state could have unavoidable, significant ...
April 29, 2016
Study: US oil field source of global uptick in air pollution
An oil and natural gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ...
April 20, 2016
Study: Warming giving US type of weather we prefer _ for now
Global warming has mostly made the weather more pleasant for Americans over the last 40 years, which may explain why much of ...
April 15, 2016
Storms raised some pollutants after mine spill, not others
Runoff from autumn storms kicked up the levels of some contaminants in a southwestern Colorado river after a massive spill ...
April 07, 2016
Another study says warming may be worse than experts think
Most computer simulations of climate change are underestimating by at least one degree how warm the world will get this ...
April 04, 2016
Judge: Climate change imperils wolverines and feds must act
The Obama administration brushed over the threat that climate change poses to the snow-loving wolverine when it denied ...
March 17, 2016
Seabird die-off takes twist with carcasses in Alaska lake
Lake Iliamna in Alaska is North America's eighth-largest lake, but nobody would mistake it for the Pacific Ocean. Not even ...