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As cities swelter, urban shade trees fall by the millions

Midwestern cities face a dilemma: Remove mature ash trees that keep neighborhoods cool or leave them to be devoured by a tiny bug.
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Climate change may leave Arizona Sky Island wildlife with no habitat

The Mount Graham red squirrel lives at the top of a Sky Island in Arizona. If temperatures change the landscape, the squirrels have no place to go.
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Funding for Wisconsin farm conservation programs could nearly double

A sweeping federal investment in combating climate change will almost double the amount of money Wisconsin receives for some of its farm conservation programs, meaning more farmers will be able to get help protecting their soil, reducing runoff and improving water quality.

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Dozens of ‘frost quakes’ that shook Finland on single day triggered by climate crisis

The rare weather phenomenon known as “frost quakes” that had struck Finland in 2016 are likely becoming more frequent due to the climate crisis, a new study suggests.

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The world’s population is now 8 billion. Is that too many people — or too few?

Human population is complicated, and there may be 8 billion ways to be wrong about it.

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Red tide is back and killing fish on south-western Florida beaches

Destructive algae have returned to Florida's coastline, littering some of the state's beaches with dead fish and burning the throats of beachgoers.

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Whales, turtles, the alligator, flaco: Animals in the news

Wild creatures have been in the headlines lately, sometimes in disturbing ways that reflect the impact of climate change.