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Jul 8, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that May 2014 had the highest combined global average temperature (both land and ocean) ever recorded for that month at 59.93 degrees F. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2014 08:56 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Drought-stricken farmers and others are turning to the mystical practice of water dowsing, and many are convinced it works. Here's why. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2014 02:50 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Sand and grit from the Sahara are suspended thousands of feet up in the air and are then carried by the wind. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2014 11:06 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A visualization by NOAA drives home the amount of damage that humans are doing to the world's oceans. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists are hoping for a new perspective on the long-standing mystery with a NASA satellite that will, for the first time, make carbon dioxide measurements globally from space.
Jun 16, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Runaway icebergs are bashing into Antarctica's shores, leading to dramatic population losses of the tough species trying to exist in the region. Continue reading →
May 27, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Discovery News
Peatland covers tens of thousands of miles and contains peat 23 feet underground.
May 21, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The average global temperature for April 2014 was 1.39 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the 20th century average for the month, which was 56.7 degrees F.
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