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More than 1 million gallons of oil leaks into Gulf of Mexico, potentially putting endangered species at risk

Officials have yet to find the source of the oil spill, which has left chunky globules and long slicks near a 67-mile-long pipeline system off the coast of Louisiana.
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A look at what's driving the fires that covered the East Coast in smoke

Warm and dry conditions are like kindling for wildfires. Much of Canada, like the rest of North America, has experienced record heat and drought recently as climate change continues to warm the planet.

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More children than ever displaced and at risk of violence and exploitation, U.N. warns

A confluence of crises and disasters has driven the number of children currently displaced from their homes to an unprecedented 42 million, and it has left those young people vulnerable to criminal violence and exploitation.

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Sea level rise forecasts threaten the future of Stinson Beach

Future sea level rise is expected to shift the water's edge further inland, which poses threats to coastal communities around the world, such as Stinson.

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Is your university profiting from climate change?

Climate change initiatives by universities sometimes mask their financial ties to Big Oil. Students are demanding change.
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California redwoods suffer from effects of climate change-fueled weather whiplash

At hundreds to thousands of years old, California's iconic redwoods -- the tallest trees in the world -- have truly stood the test of time. But all of our atmospheric river storms have left them with a case of weather whiplash in this age of climate change.
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Colorado residents can weigh in about enforcement of environmental issues where they live

A new agreement between the EPA and the CDPHE, meant to prioritize communities disproportionately affected by pollution, allows input from Coloradans about the enforcement of environmental issues.
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