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To study climate and wildlife, scientists look to the sky: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

August 2, 2021
In case you missed it: Many species may use starlight to navigate, clouds are likely to accelerate global warming over time and eliminating carbon emissions by 2050 could save more than 74 million people from heat-related deaths.
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Shifting tuna populations could trigger ‘climate justice issue’: study

By Kiley Price

July 29, 2021
Ocean warming will alter the habitats of tuna, which could have catastrophic economic consequences for Pacific Island nations and territories, according to a new study.
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Germany’s floods foreshadow climate catastrophe, experts say: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 26, 2021
In case you missed it: Climate change is exacerbating storms, farming accounts for around half of the world's food waste and overfishing is depleting one of Earth’s most biodiverse lakes.
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Meet a scientist: the fisheries aficionado

By Kiley Price

July 22, 2021
Ana Gloria Guzmán-Mora is the executive director of Conservation International’s Costa Rica program, where she works with local communities and governments to help them meet their goals for protecting the planet.
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From Brazil to British Columbia, withering heat hurts crops, wildlife: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

July 19, 2021
In case you missed it: Economic losses from deforestation and drought are mounting, record-breaking temperatures cooked marine life along Vancouver’s coast and Greenland is halting all plans for future oil exploration.
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