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Dry farming could help agriculture in the western U.S. amid climate change

Farmers in the West are once again experimenting with dry farming as they grapple with water shortages, which are being exacerbated by rising temperatures and more frequent and intense droughts linked to climate change.

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Ancient penguin bones reveal unprecedented shrinkage in key Antarctic glaciers

Antarctica’s Pine Island and Thwaites glaciers are losing ice more quickly than they have at any time in the last few thousand years, ancient penguin bones and limpet shells suggest.

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A new book shows how animals are already coping with climate change

Thor Hanson does not despair in his latest book, Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid. Though he outlines the many ways that global warming is changing life on our planet, his tone is not one of hand-wringing.

How climate change will hit today’s kids harder than past generations
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How climate change will hit today’s kids harder than past generations

Children born in 2020 will bear a much heavier burden from climate change during their lifetimes than those born in 1960, a new analysis finds.
A snapshot of Alaska's Yukon Delta shows climate change’s effects
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A snapshot of Alaska's Yukon Delta shows climate change’s effects

Water and ice helped form the Yukon River’s delta. Now, climate change is reshaping it.
Protecting half of Earth may help solve climate change, save species
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Protecting half of Earth may help solve climate change, save species

An analysis lays out where new land protections could complement existing protected areas to achieve various conservation and climate goals.
How scientists wrestle with grief over climate change
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How scientists wrestle with grief over climate change

With climate change altering our world at an increasing pace, scientists who monitor and study nature are frustrated and grieving.
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