Justin Farrow

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09/08/2018 - 22:02<p>Syria's last major rebel bastion Idlib was Saturday targeted by the "most violent" Russian air strikes in a month, a monitor said, …

Film Festivals

Cash is best when tackling hunger caused by drought - study

Cash is critical in the short-term for farmers suffering from dry weather because "if your farm is lacking rainfall, it doesn't matter if you have a …

Agriculture

In the Outer Banks, Officials and Property Owners Battle to Keep the Ocean at Bay

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Outer Banks

Migrating birds winter in Israel as climate change makes desert too dangerous

AGAMON HULA, Israel (Reuters) - Climate change is turning Israel into a permanent wintering ground for some of the 500 million migrating birds that used to stop over briefly before flying on to the warm plains of Africa, Israeli experts say.<p>The birds now prefer to stay longer in cooler areas rather …

Where Are the World’s Most Fragile Cities?

Climate change, economic inequality, and political unrest are making some of the world’s fastest growing cities dangerously unstable. But even the most fragile places are fixable.<p>In 1991, the city of Medellín in Colombia registered a homicide rate of 381 per 100,000—among the highest ever recorded …

How much has been raised for Harvey relief — and how's it being spent?

Between the federal government, the Red Cross and private charities, billions of dollars will be spent to help Texans rebuild and recover after …

Great Barrier Reef coral-breeding program offers 'glimmer of hope'

Project, which could help restore damaged coral populations, has seen success in the Philippines<p>Scientists have stepped in as environmental matchmakers by breeding baby coral on the Great Barrier Reef in a move that could have worldwide significance.<p>Coral eggs and sperm were collected from Heron …

Changes to the Ocean’s Micro Creatures Could Have Macro Effects

<i>Limacina helicina</i> is one of the most flamboyant animals in the North Pacific. The tiny mollusk caps out at the size of a grain of quinoa and has a …

Why climate change is creating a new generation of child brides

As global warming exacerbates drought and floods, farmers’ incomes plunge – and girls as young as 13 are given away to stave off poverty<p>It was the flood that ensured that Ntonya Sande’s first year as a teenager would also be the first year of her married life. Up to the moment the water swept away …

Brides

First Nation near Port Alberni, B.C., worried about future as Somass River floods again

It's another November and another season of flooding for the Tseshaht First Nation near Port Alberni, B.C., as the Somass River continues to spill …

Floods

A poison in our island

Rising seas caused by climate change are seeping inside a United States nuclear waste dump on a remote and low-lying Pacific atoll, flushing out …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

In Peru’s Deserts, Melting Glaciers Are a Godsend (Until They’re Gone)

VIRU, Peru — The desert blooms now. Blueberries grow to the size of Ping-Pong balls in nothing but sand. Asparagus fields cross dunes, disappearing over the horizon.<p>The desert produce is packed and shipped to places like Denmark and Delaware. Electricity and water have come to villages that long …

Why Lost Ice Means Lost Hope for an Inuit Village

The only road to Rigolet, Labrador, is the ice. But climate change is making that ice vanish, and the mental health impact runs deep.

Inuit

How soon will the 'ice apocalypse' come?

I’ve been gripped by the story of Antarctic ‘ice cliff instability’ ever since Rob DeConto and Dave Pollard published their controversial predictions last year. They suggested disintegration of ice shelves caused by global warming could leave behind coastal ice cliffs so tall they would be …

Death by Killer Algae

Scientists work on a whale necropsy in February 2016, gathering samples of tissue and bone to help to solve the mystery of the massive whale die-off …

Climate change: Expect more volcanic eruptions, warn scientists

Warming global temperatures are creating rapid ice-melt in volcanically active regions, such as Iceland.<p>As the effects of global warming worsen, …

Floods, Droughts, and India's Uncertain Climate Future

Legend has it that during the 90 days of monsoon in Bihar, one of the largest and most densely populated states in India, an overflowing river …

India

The Sea Level Threat To Cities Depends On Where The Ice Melts — Not Just How Fast

The world's oceans are rising. Over the past century, they're up an average of about eight inches. But the seas are rising more in some places than …

Global Warming

In ‘The Water Will Come,’ Jeff Goodell Warns That Rising Seas Won’t Wait

After Hurricane Irma, President Trump offered hoagies and cheerful platitudes. None of that will save Florida from the catastrophes to …

Climate change could increase volcano eruptions

Shrinking glacier cover could lead to increased volcanic activity in Iceland, warn scientists in a new report.

Climate Change Is Coming for Your Pumpkin Pie

Climate change is a threat to many things: polar icecaps, coastal property, coral atolls. But canned pumpkin?<p>It's not as unlikely as it may sound. …

Living Planet: 3 degrees on 7 continents - part 1

What would life on the planet look like under 3-degree warming? We travel to one location on each of the Earth's continents to explore the impacts of …

Australia facing climate disaster on its doorstep, government's white paper warns

Foreign policy paper says climate-related conflict and migration could put Australia’s economic interests under pressure<p>Climate change is creating a disaster on Australia’s doorstep, with environmental degradation and the demand for sustainable sources of food undermining stability in some …

Residents, cities taking charge of protecting the environment

It took a while, but residents and city leaders of greater Miami are increasingly committed to protecting this community’s fragile environment.<p>All …

The storm-ravaged Caribbean just got $2 billion to rebuild. But is that enough money?

The international community is pledging over $2 billion, almost half in loans and debt relief, to help rebuild the Caribbean islands decimated by …

The Sierra ‘Snow Line’ Seems To Be Moving Uphill — Rapidly

If you make the winter run to Tahoe on a regular basis, it might seem like you’ve had to go farther up the hill to find snow in recent years.Some …

Climate change: In B'desh as river Chitra turns saline, mangroves appear

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Dire warning: We’ll suffer more 90-degree days, climate report says

Double the number of scorching hot days and whipsaw bouts of overwhelming rain and debilitating drought could mar South Florida’s future if more …

Climate Change

Maine shrimp fishery looks unlikely to reopen in 2018

The Maine shrimp fishery appears headed toward another closed season in 2018, based on bleak stock assessments made earlier this year, regional …

Portland, ME