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Climate change: Arctic Circle teens call for help to save their homes

Climate change: Arctic Circle teens call for help to save their homes

Teenagers living in remote Arctic communities say they’re worried about the effects of climate change. Scientists warn that melting ice and warming temperatures show rapid climate change is taking place.

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Groundbreaking study finds 13.3 quadrillion plastic fibers in California’s environment

Groundbreaking study finds 13.3 quadrillion plastic fibers in California’s environment

A study in California has laid bare the staggering scale of pollution from plastic microfibers in synthetic clothing – one of the most widespread, yet largely invisible, forms of plastic waste.

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Earth has warmest September on record, and 2020 may clinch hottest year

Earth has warmest September on record, and 2020 may clinch hottest year

The planet just recorded its hottest September since at least 1880, according to three of the authoritative temperature-tracking agencies in the world.

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The Great Barrier Reef Has Lost Half Its Corals

The Great Barrier Reef Has Lost Half Its Corals

The Great Barrier Reef, one of the earth’s most precious habitats, lost half of its coral populations in the last quarter-century, a decline that researchers in Australia said would continue unless drastic action is taken to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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Canada’s last intact ice shelf broke off. It took our research station with it

Canada’s last intact ice shelf broke off. It took our research station with it

Researchers studying the area in the Arctic for years describe the day of the calving event – and where they go from here.

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UN warns that world risks becoming ‘uninhabitable hell’ for millions unless leaders take climate action

UN warns that world risks becoming ‘uninhabitable hell’ for millions unless leaders take climate action

There has been a “staggering” rise in natural disasters over the past 20 years and the climate crisis is to blame, the United Nations said Monday.

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The Arctic is in a death spiral. How much longer will it exist?

The Arctic is in a death spiral. How much longer will it exist?

At the end of July, 40% of the 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf, located on the north-western edge of Ellesmere Island, calved into the sea. Canada’s last fully intact ice shelf was no more.

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Environmentalists and dam operators, at war for years, start making peace

Environmentalists and dam operators, at war for years, start making peace

The industry that operates America’s hydroelectric dams and several environmental groups announced an unusual agreement Tuesday to work together to get more clean energy from hydropower while reducing the environmental harm from dams, in a sign that the threat of climate change is spurring both sides to rethink their decadeslong battle over a large but contentious source of renewable power.

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Beaver Island Michigan, 2016 – 2020: Beach Perspectives; By William J. Neal

Beaver Island Michigan, 2016 – 2020: Beach Perspectives; By William J. Neal

Most readers probably have heard of Mackinac Island, either for its strategic place in early American history, or as today’s high-end resort. In contrast, lesser known Beaver Island has a more colorful history.

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