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Climate change, extreme weather among top risks facing humanity: 3 stories you may have missed

By Vanessa Bauza

January 18, 2022
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Potty-training cows to curb climate change: 3 stories you may have missed

By Will McCarry

September 20, 2021
In case you missed it: Bovine potty-training technology could help curb harmful greenhouse gases, extreme weather is leading to more contact between people and animals, and scientists say sprinkling fields with rock dust could make agriculture more climate-friendly.
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Mid-altitude humid rainforest in Tolongoina, Fandriana Vondrozo corridor, Madagascar
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In cyclone-plagued country, forests help farmers recover

By Sophie Bertazzo

May 24, 2016
A new study explores the impacts of cyclones on Madagascar’s vulnerable smallholder farmers, who are often forced to turn to nature for survival.
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In recovery from massive typhoon, Philippine town struggles to balance complex motives

By Molly Bergen

April 7, 2016
Concepcion is adapting to the “new normal” — despite some contradictions.
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A world away from Paris, erratic climate pushes a country to the edge

By Molly Bergen

December 7, 2015
As a record drought decimates crop yields in Papua New Guinea, many families are relying on the ocean as a safety net.
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