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Giant Hands of Venice’s Grand Canal
A new sculpture calls attention to climate change in the centuries-old city it threatens.
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The Future of Antarctica Is Probably Going to Be Greener
Warming temperatures are causing moss banks to grow faster.
May 19, 2017
A Giant Permafrost Crater Grows in Siberia
It's yet another canary in the climate coal mine.
May 02, 2017
Antarctica Is Covered in Streams and Waterfalls
Scientists have mapped the continent's meltwater systems for the first time. They also make for good video.
April 20, 2017
A 'River Pirate' Can Be a Criminal—Or Another River
What outlaws on the Mississippi have to do with glaciers in the Yukon.
April 18, 2017
Listening to Icebergs' Loud and Mournful Breakup Songs
Scientists are just learning to decode the sounds of icebergs.
April 05, 2017
This Century-Long Photo Project Documents Montana's Shrinking Glaciers
Repeat photography from 70 spots shows the stark differences over decades.
April 04, 2017
Verkhoyanskiy ulus, Russia
The Batagaika Crater
The giant Siberian crater known locally as the "doorway to the underworld" is expanding every year.
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Why Scientists Are Worried About a Landslide No One Saw or Heard
It's all about climate change, retreating glaciers, and newly exposed rock.
March 17, 2017
The 4 Places on Earth to Look for the Earliest Evidence of Life
It's hard to find rocks more than 3.6 billion years old.
March 08, 2017
Found: A Moose in This Random Person's Basement
It fell into the window well.
January 30, 2017
The First Observations of Sea Ice Came From 8th-Century Irish Monks in Iceland
They were actually searching for God.
January 20, 2017
Potomac Park Flood Levee
This mysterious structure by the Washington Monument is a flood barrier designed to protect the White House against rising waters.
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Earth's 'Rarest Geological Sample' Could Tell the Future of Greenland's Ice Sheet
A new study shows that the ice sheet could be much less stable than we should hope.
December 07, 2016
Ascending One of the World's Oldest, Tallest Trees for Science and the Views
Since 2011, drought and pestilence have killed more than 100 million trees in California. What does that mean for the fate of the world’s largest tree, the giant sequoia?
December 02, 2016
Mapping the Watery Future of New York City
What will happen to the city when the polar ice caps melt?
November 21, 2016
The Once Glamorous Salton Sea is Now Rife With Toxic Dust and Dying Fish
The Salton Sea is a polluted accident turned natural resource, and the government is finally giving it funding.
September 29, 2016
The Incredible Cloud Forests of Mexico
A journey into the fragile ecosystem threatened by coffee, logging and climate change.
September 19, 2016
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