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Why the endangered green sea turtle is losing its male population

The struggle to save the already endangered green sea turtle faces a new challenge. Now, the males of the species seem to be disappearing.

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Mendocino Fire in California Is Now Largest in Modern State History

A fire that has been growing for nearly two weeks in Northern California, is now the largest in modern state history. Of the top 20 largest wildfires in California, about half have come in the last decade, according to Cal Fire.

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There’s alarming signs Earth may be in worse shape than ever before

Climate change is here and is affecting the entire globe – not just the polar bears or tiny islands vulnerable to rising sea levels – scientists say. It is on the doorsteps of everyday Americans, Europeans and Asians, and the best evidence shows it will get much worse.

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Scientists draw new connections between climate change and warming oceans

In a new study, researchers suggest if contemporary global carbon emissions continue to rise, the future of many fish species in our oceans could be at risk.

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As California burns, many fear the future of extreme fire has arrived

Experts say the state’s increasingly ferocious wildfires are not an aberration – they are the new reality. As the climate shifts, so does fire behavior. Summers are longer and drier. Sometimes the winter rains are meager for years, as in the recent five-year drought.

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How record heat wreaked havoc on four continents

Expect more. That’s the verdict of climate scientists to the record-high temperatures this spring and summer in vastly different climate zones.

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Extreme global weather is ‘the face of climate change’ says leading scientist

Climate change has long been predicted to increase extreme weather incidents, and scientists are now confident these predictions are coming true.

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The sinking state

This is what happens when climate change forces an entire country to seek higher ground.

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Q&A: Indonesia Takes Steps to Reduce Emissions – But It’s Not Enough

The World Resources Institute (WRI), in a study on what is required for the country to reduce its emissions as promised in the Paris Agreement, noted that more ambitious actions would be necessary in order to meet the targets – referred to as nationally determined contributions or NDCs.

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