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Great Barrier Reef

Saving Corals From Destruction

Nestled among giant fish tanks at the California Academy of Sciences, there’s a black box—just big enough to hold six aquariums and maybe five humans. What it lacks in size, though, it makes up for in preciousness: Running here is a experiment that could help save corals from annihilation.


Rising Sea Levels Threaten Indian Islands

March 19, 2007 — Courtesy of Bappa Majumdar, Reuters MOUSHUNI ISLAND, India — Sheikh Alauddin, like hundreds of other residents living on West Bengal’s Moushuni island, has never heard the term “global warming”. But he is living with its consequences:...

The sandhill crane

Birds Adapt to Global Warming

The painted bunting, a species that typically winters in the southern USA or Mexico, has been spotted as far north as Maine this Winter. Ornithologists and conservation groups are keeping a close eye on the migration patterns of various bird...

Global Warming

Climate Report Warns of Drought, Disease

March 12, 2007 — Courtesy of Seth Borenstein, Associated Press WASHINGTON — The harmful effects of global warming on daily life are already showing up, and within a couple of decades hundreds of millions of people won’t have enough water,...

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