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 08/18/10 New Computer Model Advances Climate Change Research

 06/17/10 Caribbean Coral Reef Protection Efforts Miss the Mark

 05/16/10 Unprecedented Warming in East Africa's Lake Tanganyika

 04/30/10 Pollution Speeds up Snow Melt in Europe and Asia

 04/25/10 Soil Microbes Produce Less Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Than Expected With Global Warming

 04/23/10 Even in the Desert, Plants Feel the Heat of Global Warming

 04/22/10 Scientists Study "Glaciovolcanoes," Mountains of Fire and Ice

 04/15/10 “Missing” Heat May Affect Future Climate Change

 04/02/10 Dust-on-Snow: On Spring Winds, Something Wicked Thus Way Comes

 03/29/10 Climate Helped Bring Angkor to Its Knees

 03/25/10 Pollution from Asia Circles Globe at Stratospheric Heights

 03/17/10 Prescribed Burns May Help Reduce U.S. Carbon Footprint

 03/04/10 Scientists Find Signs of “Snowball Earth” Amidst Early Animal Evolution

 03/04/10 Methane Releases from Arctic Shelf May Be Much Larger and Faster Than Anticipated

 01/28/10 White Roofs May Successfully Cool Cities

 01/10/10 Global Ice Age Climate Patterns Influenced by Bering Strait

 12/10/09 Aerosols in the Atmosphere: From Mexico to Japan, Finland to Switzerland, the Same Everywhere

 12/04/09 A New Plan to Help Earth’s Changing Climate

 11/13/09 Growth Spurt in Tree Rings Prompts Questions About Climate Change

 09/09/09 Global Warming Causes Outbreak of Rare Algae in Caribbean Corals

 08/27/09 Connections among Solar Cycle, Stratosphere and Ocean Discovered

 08/16/09 Solar Cycle Linked to Global Climate

 06/29/09 Desert Dust Alters Ecology of Colorado Alpine Meadows

 06/11/09 Global Warming Can Impact Monsoons and Lower Crop Production

 05/27/09 Arctic Tundra May Contribute to Warmer World

 05/27/09 Sea-level Rise May Pose Greatest Threat to Northeast U.S., Canada

 05/18/09 How Solid is Concrete's Carbon Footprint?

 05/17/09 Scientists Make First Direct Observations of Biological Particles in High-Altitude Clouds

 04/29/09 Glacial Advances

 04/21/09 As World Warms, Water Levels Dropping in Major Rivers

 03/16/09 Warmer Temperatures are Changing Antarctic Phytoplankton

 02/24/09 U.S.-led, International Research Team Confirms Alps-like Mountain Range Exists under East Antarctic Ice Sheet

 02/23/09 Scientists to Investigate Role of Equatorial Pacific Ocean in Global Climate System

 02/04/09 Prehistoric Fossil Snake is Largest on Record

 01/07/09 Microscopic Fossils Offer Big Clues to Earth's Climate

 12/12/08 New Online Report on Massive Jellyfish Swarms Released

 11/24/08 Unlocking Climate Mysteries and Engaging Students from Harlem to Antarctica

 11/09/08 Storms Shaped the Himalayan Mountains

 11/07/08 Ecologists Use Oceanographic Data to Predict Future Climate Change

 11/02/08 In Alaska's Forests, Dried Mushrooms to the Rescue?

 10/09/08 Health Standards Exceeded by Ozone Pollution in Wildfires

 10/08/08 Scientists Study Hurricanes of the Future

 10/03/08 Gas From the Past Gives Scientists New Insights into Climate and the Oceans

 09/24/08 Pine Bark Beetles Affecting More than Forests

 08/07/08 Scientists to Assess Beijing Olympics Air Pollution Control Efforts

 07/31/08 Cold and Ice, and Heat, Episodically Gripped Tropical Regions 300 Million Years Ago

 07/21/08 Outflow from World's Largest River – The Amazon – Powers Atlantic Ocean Carbon “Sink”

 07/03/08 How Many Species Have There Been on Earth?

 06/17/08 The Mystery of Mass Extinction is No Longer Murky

 06/12/08 If a Tree Falls in the Forest, and No One Is Around to Hear It, Does Climate Change?

 05/28/08 Scientists Search for the Cause of Ancient Global Warming

 05/21/08 Finding Answers in the Clouds: Using tiny planes to discover how air pollution can impact weather, climate, and global warming

 04/30/08 Global Warming Affects World's Largest Freshwater Lake

 04/07/08 Money Doesn't Grow on Trees, But Gasoline Might

 12/10/07 Greenland’s Ice Is Melting Faster

 11/27/07 Newly Unveiled Satellite Map of Antarctica Is a Unique Tool for Scientists, Educators and the Public

 10/31/07 Reef Health Depends on Algae Chomping Fish

 02/01/07 IPCC 4th Assessment Report Summary Due

 09/16/05 The 2005 Hurricane Season Is Churning the Atlantic

 02/16/05 The Kyoto Protocol Is in Effect! Around the World, 141 Countries Are Taking the First Steps to Decrease Greenhouse Gases!

 10/24/03 Sunspots and Space Weather Storms

 06/04/03 Peeking at Coral Reefs from Space

 05/20/03 Hold on Tight! Earth's Magnetic Field May Be Preparing to Flip!

 05/14/03 A New Look at Weather!

 04/16/03 Using Leaves From the Past to Tell the Future!

 03/19/03 Can Earth’s Spin Be Changed by Wind?

 03/05/03 Snow Blankets the Eastern United States!

 02/21/03 Super Scientists Study Snow!

 01/17/03 ICESat launch

 12/20/02 Hope for the World’s Coral Reefs?

 11/13/02 Digging Woolly Rhinos!

 09/17/02 Repairing the Antarctic Ozone Hole!

 09/04/02 Clouds, Climate and Cosmic Rays

 08/28/02 Global Warming Endangers an Alaskan Eskimo Village

 08/13/02 Clouds are Clues to Climate!

 08/07/02 The Equator is Growing!

 07/11/02 Old Rocks Give New Clues about Ancient Earth!

 06/28/02 Coral killer on the loose: Are coral reefs dying because of our waste?

 06/14/02 Wildfires are Burning in the Western United States

 02/19/02 Explore the Wetlands of Brazil!

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