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Climate change is driving earlier springtimes. For some birds, that could equal extinction: Study

Birds are trying to adapt, but can't quite keep up with the earlier arrival of spring.

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Nature is out of sync—and that’s reshaping everything, everywhere

Everything in nature—flowering, breeding, migration—lives and dies by a clock that is being recalibrated by climate change. We don’t yet know how severe the consequences may be.

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Japan’s Kyoto cherry blossoms peak on earliest date in 1,200 years

Japan’s Kyoto cherry blossoms peak on earliest date in 1,200 years

The record bloom fits into a long-term pattern toward earlier spring flowering.
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Historic Arctic heat wave roasts Siberia
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Historic Arctic heat wave roasts Siberia

Wildfires are spreading. The mosquitoes are ravenous. People are shielding their windows from the midnight sun with foil and blankets.
Spring is here, but is nature in sync?
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Spring is here, but is nature in sync?

Researchers are collecting local plants and using Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden,” and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History's collection for clues.
Theresa Crimmins: Spring is arriving earlier across the US, and that's not always good news
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Theresa Crimmins: Spring is arriving earlier across the US, and that's not always good news

Climate change has advanced the arrival of spring by as much as several weeks in some parts of the US. This can mean major crop losses and disconnects between species that need each other to thrive.
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Climate change is affecting the timing of bird migration, but are birds adapting fast enough?
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Climate change is affecting the timing of bird migration, but are birds adapting fast enough?

A recent study, one of the first of its kind, shows that migratory birds across all of North America are on the move sooner than than ever before as the result of climate change.

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