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Urban warming, platypus peril, climate costs: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

January 11, 2021
In case you missed it: Cities are trapping excess heat as global temperatures warm, platypuses are at risk of extinction and a new report found that natural disasters across the United States cost US$ 95 billion in damage last year.
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A young woman dives down to explore the seagrass bed in Honduras.
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Invasive species storming, seagrass spreading, Alps melting: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

October 26, 2020
In case you missed it: Hurricanes in the United States are dispersing invasive species across the country, seagrasses helped revitalize an entire ecosystem in eastern Virginia and climate change is making the Alps more dangerous for mountaineers.
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For Caribbean island nations, nature is first line of climate defense

By Leah Duran

October 13, 2017
In the Caribbean Islands, nations are turning to nature to mount an effective defense against extreme weather impacts.
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