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Winter Storm Juno is expected to dump up to three feet of snow in parts of the northeast.
As the climate changes, extreme snowfalls may become a bigger proportion of all snowstorms.
The Atlantic Cod could displace valuable Alaskan fish as the natural barrier of the Arctic Ocean warms with climate change.
Nor'easters, or northeasters, live up to their names. They affect the northeast coast of North America from Virginia to Canada, and the storms' rotation causes the leading winds to blow from the northeast.
Heavy snow and blizzard conditions are forecast to hit the US northeast Monday, blanketing New York, Boston and beyond with up to a foot of snow.
This week: a salute to the platypus, a fire burns for 5,000 years, and a town in Argentina sinks -- then reappears.
Melting glaciers pose another threat beyond sea level rise. They will dump massive amounts of organic carbon into the world's oceans, altering ecosystems.
In Boston, methane emissions from aging pipes and other sources may be more than double official state estimates for the city, according to a Harvard University study.
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