Buried in Muck, Clues to Future NYC Drought

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Outside New York, one scientist thinks muddy marshes hold the secrets of future climate change. 

Consider the Cannibal Lobster


In warming seas, even lobsters think lobster is delicious.

Why Climate Change Has Darwin Down for the Count


Birds, reptiles, amphibians, and many other animals may not be able to adapt to rising temperatures.

The Southwest’s Forests May Never Recover from Megafires


“Abnormal” fire risks have become the new normal.

Are Fungus-Farming Ants the Key to Better Biofuel?


Secrets from their underground fungus fields could help fight climate change.


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