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03/01/2018 - 06:59<p>Civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta have continued to shun Russia's offer to quit the besieged enclave, as rebels and Moscow blamed …

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 …

Climate Change
Birds

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 …

Extreme Weather

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 …

Great Barrier Reef

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

How will Canada manage its wildfires in the future?

It’s been a record-setting year for devastating and deadly wildfires across Canada and throughout the world.<p>This year alone, wildfires globally have …

Climate Change

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

Five homes evacuated Saturday as community sandbags properties in anticipation of more rain<p>It's another November and another season of flooding for …

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 …

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 …

South America

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?

An emotive article on the ‘ice apocalypse’ by Eric Holthaus describes a terrifying vision of catastrophic sea level rise this century caused by climate change and the collapse of the Antarctic ice sheet. But how likely is this – and how soon could such a future be here?<p>I’ve been gripped by the …

Climate Change

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 …

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 …

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. …

Climate Change

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 …

Green Living

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 …

Geopolitics

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 …

Key Biscayne

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 …

Climate Change

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

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Wall Street

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 …

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 …