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Climate Change Pushes Fires to Higher Ground
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Climate Change Pushes Fires to Higher Ground

Wildfires in the western United States have been spreading to higher elevations due to warmer and drier conditions.

Published Sep 2, 2021

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Summer Color in Northern Seas
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Summer Color in Northern Seas

The summer season is a prime time to observe colorful displays of phytoplankton in the Labrador and Barents seas.

Published Aug 20, 2021

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Green Seaweed in the Yellow Sea
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Green Seaweed in the Yellow Sea

In June 2021, algal slicks painted the waters green off Qingdao, China, during the region’s largest bloom on record.

Published Aug 16, 2021

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Feeding the Sea
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Feeding the Sea

Phytoplankton fuel ocean life by feeding other plankton, fish, and ultimately bigger creatures.

Published Aug 6, 2021

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An Upended Ecosystem in the Arabian Sea
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An Upended Ecosystem in the Arabian Sea

How can snow cover on the Himalayas influence the species that thrive in the ocean a thousand kilometers away?

Published Aug 5, 2021

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