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Warming oceans may make ‘Nemo’ harder to find.

Heat bleaches sea anemones, too, causing the iconic clownfish to stop laying eggs. Here’s how.

Like coral reefs, sea anemones—with their flashy, tentacle-like polyps that waggle and wave in vibrant reds, greens, pinks, and yellows—provide homes and hiding spots for dozens of fish species, most memorably the orange clownfish made famous in Finding Nemo. Also like coral, rising water temperatures associated with climate change can severely weaken these anemones, causing them to expel the tiny symbionts that keep them alive and lend them color, a process known as bleaching.

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Could techno-fixes and gene therapies really save the world’s coral?

A team of scientists and reef managers say it's time to consider 'riskier' and unconventional ways to save the world's coral habitats.

As the metaphorical canary in the global warming coalmine goes, the planet’s coral reefs are hard to beat.

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Far away from any witnesses, my small town is being poisoned by fracking waste.

In a tiny south-eastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills, the Hazel Ginsburg Well is holding waste from out-of-state fracking operations - a sludge of toxic chemicals and undrinkable water.

Some days, the air would smell acrid, sharp like bleach, and I would hurry from the car into the house. Other days, the wind seemed normal, unremarkable. I didn’t know why.

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Hurricane Irma power outages trigger widespread sewage overflows.

Hurricane Irma has left a stinky and unsanitary aftermath with widespread sewage overflows from powerless pump stations and spills from overwhelmed treatment plants.

Hurricane Irma has left a stinky and unsanitary aftermath with widespread sewage overflows from powerless pump stations and spills from overwhelmed treatment plants.

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Deadly quake, Hurricane Katia a one-two punch for Mexico.

One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico and a raging hurricane dealt a devastating one-two punch to the country, killing at least 61 people as workers scrambled to respond to the twin national emergencies.

Deadly quake, Hurricane Katia a one-two punch for Mexico

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After the flood, the monster that grows like ‘the Blob’ — and doesn’t die.

All mold needs is moisture, oxygen, a surface to grow on and a food source.

The Texas towns and cities inundated by Hurricane Harvey's torrential downpours are finally drying out, but the storm left a menace behind: mold.

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VIDEO: A toxic tour of Houston from refineries to Superfund sites in wake of Harvey.

Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman, Renée Feltz and Hany Massoud take a "toxic tour" of Houston's fenceline communities, led by environmental justice organizer Bryan Parras.

Petro Metro: A Toxic Tour of Houston from Refineries to Superfund Sites in Wake of Harvey

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