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New Study Sees Atlantic Warming Behind a Host of Recent Climate Shifts

Dot Earth - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:05
A new study finds Atlantic Ocean warming is a powerful driver of a host of recent world-spanning climate and ocean patterns. 0
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Heading Down East for a Spell

Dot Earth - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 16:48
A blogging pause that refreshes. 0
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How Conservation and Groundwater Management Can Gird California for a Drier Era

Dot Earth - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:43
Experts see a mix of conservation and groundwater management as the cheapest way for Californians to grapple with deepening drought. 0
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U.S. Coal Exports Eroding Domestic Greenhouse Gains

Dot Earth - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 08:22
Continuing rise in U.S. exports of coal work against domestic reductions in CO2 emissions. 0
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Fresh Focus on Siberian Permafrost as Hole Count Rises

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 15:41
A report of a second odd hole in the Siberian permafrost draws fresh attention to the warming Russian tundra. 0
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New Approach to Being There: ‘Fan-bots’ Will Cheer Korean Baseball Team

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 14:37
Cheer on your baseball team through a "fan-bot" set in the stands as you watch and tweet on your phone. 0
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The New Oil Patch: Rail Lines in Albany and Elsewhere

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:02
The oil boom in the West is creating traffic jams of oil trains in New York's Hudson Valley. 0
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Can Scientific Advice on Coastal Risk Reduction Compete with ‘We Will Not Retreat’ Politics?

Dot Earth - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:17
An important report offers advice on ways to cut coastal risk in a changing climate. Will politicians listen? 0
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Researchers Question Expansion of Antarctica’s Fringe of Sea Ice

Dot Earth - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 08:36
Antarctic sea ice may not be expanding as much as recent estimates concluded. 0
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Scientists Begin to Demystify Hole Found in Siberian Permafrost

Dot Earth - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 05:46
Scientists start to demystify a mysterious crater found in Siberian permafrost. 0
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A Fresh Look at Iron, Plankton, Carbon, Salmon and Ocean Engineering

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/18/2014 - 04:55
A fresh look at controversial efforts to nourish salmon and store carbon. 0
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The Warming State of the Climate in 2013

Dot Earth - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 08:49
A variety of indicators tracked by federal scientists reflect the continued warming of the climate system. 0
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Miami’s Coastal Climate Calamity – in Super Slo-Mo

Dot Earth - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 07:28
How to think about, and respond to, Miami's slow-motion demise. 0
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China Clarifies its Plans on Setting a CO2 Emissions Peak

Dot Earth - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 07:48
A top Chinese official says the country may announce a peak year for climate-warming emissions soon. 0
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Population by the Numbers: Unplanned Pregnancies

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:30
The United States has a higher rate of unplanned pregnancies than the global average. 0
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From Twitter, a Growing Collection of Communicative Conservationists

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 04:00
A list of communicative conservationists who press the case for animal care on Twitter. 0
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In Urbanization Update, U.N. Sees Tokyo Atop Megacities List Until 2030

Dot Earth - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:08
Despite Japan's shrinking population, a new U.N. report on urbanization trends puts Tokyo at the top of the megacities list through 2030. 0
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The Good, the Bad and the Anthropocene (Age of Us)

Dot Earth - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:39
A three-way conversation about how to think about, and respond to, evidence that Earth is in our sway. 0
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Setting the Table for Migrating Monarch Butterflies

Dot Earth - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 06:13
Property owners can help provide migrating and struggling monarch butterflies with a milkweed buffet and then map the insects' arrival. 0
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Protecting Parrotfish on the Path to a Caribbean Reef Revival

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 08:18
Marine scientists see parrotfish protection as a vital step toward restoration of Caribbean reefs after decades of devastation. 0
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