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7 Species Hit Hard by Climate Change—Including One That's Already Extinct

April 4, 2014 - 1:03pm
Climate change has already brought "widespread and consequential" impacts, a new report says, and many species are struggling to adapt.
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One of World's Last Sumatran Rhinos Dies at Cincinnati Zoo

April 4, 2014 - 9:31am
The death of Suci, 10, is a "devastating blow" to her rapidly dwindling species, according to zoo officials.
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California Snowpack Measure Could Reveal Future of Drought

April 4, 2014 - 5:46am
Surveyors will ski into the Sierra Nevada mountain range on Tuesday to gauge prospects for water runoff this spring.
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Too Many Salmon in the Sea, Pacific Study Hints

April 3, 2014 - 1:46pm
Fueled by rising sea temperatures, pink salmon have become too abundant for the good of other marine life and need to be scaled back, a seabird study argues.
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Japan Halts Whaling Program in Response to International Court Ruling

April 3, 2014 - 12:31pm
A United Nations court ruled that Japan's program to take whales in the Southern Ocean is not for scientific purposes and must stop.
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New Climate Change Report Warns of Dire Consequences

April 3, 2014 - 12:31pm
IPCC highlights risks of global warming in new Working Group II report.
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Clean Coal Test: Power Plants Prepare to Capture Carbon

April 3, 2014 - 12:31pm
The world's first commercial power plants that will capture their carbon emissions are set to open soon in Mississippi and in Saskatchewan.
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Pictures: World’s Iconic Buildings Go Dark for “Earth Hour”

April 3, 2014 - 10:01am
Iconic buildings went dark to raise awareness around energy consumption and climate change.
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Ancient Virus DNA Gives Stem Cells the Power to Transform

April 3, 2014 - 10:01am
DNA from a long-ago invader gives human embryonic stem cells the power of transformation.
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Searching for the Missing Malaysian Jet at the Ends of the Earth

April 3, 2014 - 5:16am
Searchers scour a vast, empty Indian Ocean, with only scant clues of where to look for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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World Not Ready for Climate Change, New Report Says

April 2, 2014 - 12:16pm
A new report released by the IPCC tells the world it's not yet ready to face the risks of climate change.
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Is Nicaraguan Canal a Boon for Trade or a Boondoggle?

April 2, 2014 - 11:01am
A Chinese-built canal through the jungles of Nicaragua could realign the world's trade routes or become one of history's costliest boondoggles—and an environmental disaster.
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6 of the World's Most Worrisome Disputed Territories

April 2, 2014 - 11:01am
Territorial disputes are nothing new, but political analysts warn of a rise in tensions because of Russia's bold move into Crimea.
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"Increase" in Childhood Autism No Cause for Alarm, Experts Say

April 2, 2014 - 11:01am
New CDC report finds differences in autism cases among states, but the results indicate that's due to variations in disease awareness, not in environmental risk factors.
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11 Museum Surprises: Rediscovered Treasures, from a Celtic Brooch to an Early Hitchcock Film

April 2, 2014 - 11:01am
Valuable artifacts, documents, and art were mislabeled, mislaid, or ignored—some for many decades.
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No Real Animals Aboard Hollywood Noah's Ark

April 2, 2014 - 10:01am
No live lions or tigers or bears appear in Darren Aronofsky's epic film, Noah—for reasons both political and practical.
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Best Space Pictures: Martian Potholes, Space Diplomats, and an Erupting Star

April 2, 2014 - 10:01am
Astronauts ascend, Mars shows its scars, and Venus dances with the moon, in a delightful look back at the week in space.
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Ten Stray Dogs From Sochi Arrive in U.S. for Adoption

April 2, 2014 - 10:01am
Ten dogs rescued from the streets of Sochi, Russia, arrived at the Washington D.C. Animal Rescue League Thursday evening on their way to new homes in the U.S.
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Why Do Animals Sometimes Kill Their Babies?

April 2, 2014 - 9:01am
Infanticide by males in the wild is a winning strategy in life's biggest sweepstakes: reproductive success. But what prompts a mother in a zoo to eat her babies?
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Developers and Preservationists Find Historic Common Ground in Miami

April 2, 2014 - 6:31am
When an ancient Indian village was found under a hotel construction site in Miami, preservationists braced for a battle. But they worked out a historic solution with developers.
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