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Pictures: Visualizing Climate Change's Toll—On Sides of UN Buildings

September 28, 2014 - 8:46am
In advance of this week's UN Climate Summit, National Geographic photographers were among those whose work was shown on the side of UN headquarters.
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Ebola Epidemic Could Top a Million Victims If Not Contained, CDC Warns

September 28, 2014 - 6:31am
The U.S. CDC says Ebola outbreak could increase dramatically in the next four months without intense, immediate intervention.
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Refugee Flood Heightens Long-Standing Tensions Between Turks and Kurds

September 27, 2014 - 7:31am
The Islamic State's assault on a Kurdish area in Syria heightens tensions with Kurds in Turkey, but eases them between rival Kurdish factions in the Middle East.
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UN Climate Summit Aims to Shape Global Agreement on Warming

September 27, 2014 - 7:31am
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging more action from heads of state, while U.S. President Barack Obama defends American commitment to reducing emissions.
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Colorful World of Birding Has Conspicuous Lack of People of Color

September 26, 2014 - 6:31pm
Most bird-watchers are white. If that can change, it would be in everyone's best interest.
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Amazon Warriors' Names Revealed Amid "Gibberish" on Ancient Greek Vases

September 26, 2014 - 2:46pm
Meet Worthy of Armor, Don't Fail, and Hot Flanks, ancient Scythian names for woman Amazon warriors, now revealed on Greek vases.
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World Rhino Day Pictures: African, Asian Species in Crisis

September 26, 2014 - 12:16pm
All five species of rhinoceros are threatened by poaching—but efforts like World Rhino Day are trying to bring attention to their plight.
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Q&A: The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax

September 26, 2014 - 10:01am
Ahead of UN climate summit, Republican Bob Inglis says the idea would lower other taxes.
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Plan Will Protect 770,000 Square Miles of Ocean, Working With World's

September 26, 2014 - 7:46am
Pristine Seas effort ramps up partners, funding, and projects with an announcement at the Clinton Global Initiative.
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Autumnal Equinox 2014: Facts About the First Day of Fall

September 26, 2014 - 7:46am
Farewell, summer: The Northern Hemisphere's autumnal equinox—the first day of fall—occurs Monday, September 22.
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New Reports Offer Clearest Picture Yet of Rising Greenhouse Gas Emissions

September 26, 2014 - 6:31am
Who emits the most carbon? Who should cut the most? As the UN prepares to convene its climate summit, new studies look at some surprising numbers.
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From Referendum to Reconciliation—Can Scotland Heal Its Wounds?

September 25, 2014 - 5:16pm
The bruising independence campaigns opened up deep class and regional divisions in Scotland.
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With UN Climate Summit Opening, Marches Planned Around the World

September 25, 2014 - 5:16pm
Marches took place in New York and in hundreds of other cities.
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Photographer Captures Tens of Thousands Fleeing ISIS, Entering Turkey

September 25, 2014 - 12:16pm
Learning of a refugee flood, photographer John Stanmeyer went to the border, where tens of thousands of refugees are fleeing the Islamic State.
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Human Ingenuity Can Fix Past Mistakes and Shape the Future

September 25, 2014 - 11:16am
Our mistakes are legion, but our talent is immeasurable, says award-winning author Diane Ackerman.
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Ahead of UN Climate Summit, Global Treaty on Warming Looks Unlikely

September 25, 2014 - 10:01am
This week's global meeting in New York could set the stage for negotiations around a potential international deal next year.
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As World’s Population Booms, Will Its Resources Be Enough for Us?

September 25, 2014 - 8:46am
As world population projections soar, there are rising concerns about the impact billions more people will have on the planet.
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Conservationists Spar With Fishermen Over World’s Largest Marine Monument

September 24, 2014 - 7:16pm
Federal officials weigh arguments on President Obama’s proposal to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.
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Sneak a Peek at 9 Pictures of Sea Otters at Home

September 24, 2014 - 4:46pm
Flip through nine pictures of these marine mammals in honor of sea otter awareness week.
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Record Drought Hastens Dramatic Spread of California Wildfires

September 24, 2014 - 4:46pm
The fast-spreading King fire is raising concerns about climate change's role in making droughts more frequent and wildfires more intense.
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