The Kids May Be All Right

The offspring of coral exposed to harsh conditions may be better prepared to deal with climate change.

Fate of the Caspian Sea

Threatened by pollution and climate change, the future of Earth’s largest inland body of water is in the hands of five bordering nations.

Pole Watchers

Projected slowdown of ozone loss by the end of the current decade can be seen as a first sign of ozone recovery


Rising Waters

Human activity is behind mounting sea levels.

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Fine Times for Pines

Climate change sends the growth of ancient trees into overdrive.

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Rising Stars

Sea stars grow faster in warmer, acidified water.


Stormy Weather

An Internet guide to extreme weather

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