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As Climate Warms American West, Iconic Trout In Jeopardy

National Public Radio: In the mountain streams of the American West, the trout rules. People don’t just catch this fish; they honor it. And spend lots of money pursuing it. Continue reading

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Australia pledges more cash to battle reef starfish

Agence France-Presse: Australia pledged another Aus$5 million (US$4.6 million) to the fight against a predatory starfish devastating the iconic Great Barrier Reef Thursday, revealing 100,000 of the creatures had been wiped out so far. Continue reading

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In perfect storm, would D.C. have fared any better than New York?

Washington Post: A surge of water 15 feet above normal races up the Potomac River. Ten inches of rain, swelling a watershed that spans four states, steams down the iconic river. They converge at Washington Continue reading

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As the Climate Warms, Magnolias Move North

Climate Central: Warmer temperatures and longer growing seasons, brought on by climate change, are causing the iconic Southern Magnolia to migrate north. Credit: Gottfried/flickr Continue reading

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Are Australia’s Koalas, Battling Climate Change and Chlamydia, On the Path to

Time: Although they appear in just about every Australian postcard, koala bears are actually quite hard to spot in the wild, where their numbers are gradually declining. Continue reading

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