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Warmer winters and drought may lead to more frequent forest fires, even in the normally wet Pacific Northwest. Continue reading →
The Arctic Sea ice extent in 2015 is likely to be among the lowest on record. Continue reading →
This week: Get a bird's eye view of Marrakesh, some midsummer atmospheric fireworks -- and a massive solar plant in China.
According to the UN, almost a billion people live in slums, with numbers set to rise in the future. So where are the world's largest slums?
The Justice Department announced a record $18.7 billion settlement with BP on federal and state civil claims over its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
At last, here's a possible explanation for those strangely shaped bursts of light that appear above storm clouds 50 miles up. Continue reading →
Fireworks are a beloved tradition of the Fourth of July, but the colorful displays also bring a spike in air pollution, a new study shows. Continue reading →
Higher temperatures can turn some male bearded dragons into females.
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