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Disappearing beaches, flash droughts, Arctic light pollution: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

March 9, 2020
In case you missed it: The world's beaches are under threat due to climate change, rapidly onset "flash" droughts could hurt farming communities and a new study finds that artificial light disrupts fish behavior in the Arctic.
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A shortage of beer and fries? Climate change hits Europe where it hurts

By Olivia DeSmit

October 10, 2018
Europe may have a shortage of beer and fries due to climate change.
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In parched South Africa, herders find ally in nature

By Tori Linder

May 2, 2017
Higher prices for cattle plus healthier rangelands means small-scale ranchers are better prepared for the next drought.
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How Incan ruins and Brazil nuts are fighting deforestation in Bolivia

By Cassandra Kane

March 3, 2017
Through conservation agreements, indigenous Bolivian communities are expanding their incomes while leaving forests standing.
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Q & A: El Niño’s grip foreshadows uncertain future for a country on climate’s edge

By Bruno Vander Velde

January 22, 2016
Most Papua New Guineans grow their own food, so they feel the effects of unpredictable weather firsthand.
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