Low-Lying Islands Are Going To Drown, so Should we Even Bother Trying To Save Their Ecosystems?

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A new study raises this troubling question.

No, Climate Change Is Not Waking Bears From Hibernation

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But the drought could be driving them into populated areas on the search for food.

For the Birds (And the Bats)

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8 ways wind power companies are trying to prevent deadly collisions.

Is Climate Change Pushing Pests into Northern Farms?

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A new survey finds beetles, flies, bacteria, and other pests headed north at an alarming rate.

Tracking This Year’s Dismally Small Monarch Migration

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Is extreme weather to blame?

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