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The Impending Disappearance of Great Britain's Oldest Snow Patch
"Snow patchers" are watching the Sphinx with dread.
September 18, 2017
Smoke From North American Wildfires Made It All the Way to France
"It’s going to take a while for everything to dissipate."
September 15, 2017
Why Some Plants Have Huge Leaves and Others Have Tiny Ones
It comes down to the risk of overheating or freezing.
August 31, 2017
A Tanker Just Made It Across the Arctic With No Icebreaker for the First Time
A real conversation-starter.
August 28, 2017
The Remains of 3 More Long-Missing Hikers Have Been Found in the Alps
For the third time this summer, melting Alpine glaciers have revealed the fate of missing hikers.
August 24, 2017
Found: Ice From 2.7 Million Years Ago
That's 1.7 million years older than the previous oldest ice ever found.
August 17, 2017
A Butterfly Reappears in Scotland After 133 Years Away
Climate change might have helped bring the white-letter hairstreak back north.
August 15, 2017
Found: The Body of a Hiker Missing for Thirty Years
A melting glacier revealed the frozen hands and feet of a man who disappeared in 1987.
August 03, 2017
This Speedo-Clad Environmentalist Is Swimming Through the Melting Arctic
Endurance athlete Lewis Pugh is braving subzero water to draw attention to the effects of climate change.
August 02, 2017
Jellyfish May Be the Snack Food of the Future
Scientists are trying to take the sting out of jellyfish blooms.
July 31, 2017
Hungry Polar Bears in Norway Have Resorted to Sucking Eggs
Svalbard's ursine residents can't find much other food.
July 24, 2017
The Abstract Beauty of One of the World's Harshest Climates
The desert, as you’ve never seen it before.
July 19, 2017
The Denver Sluice Complex
This little-known hero has been protecting "The Fens" for close to 400 years, and now from its most powerful challenger yet: climate change.
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This Mummified Chameleon Was Hoping to Find Water
The sad end of a hopeful creature.
June 21, 2017
A Polynesian Canoe Is About to Complete a Worldwide Journey
Without modern navigation.
June 14, 2017
For Trees to Migrate With Climate, They Need Help From Microbes
How we might help ecosystems adapt to the world we've created.
June 08, 2017
Found: Giant Mounds and Craters Across the Arctic Seafloor
Aka methane burps.
June 02, 2017
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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