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Wildfires reshape forests and change the behavior of animals that live there

Taylor Ganz, University of Washington In the arid American West, wildfires now define summer. Recent years have seen some...

A water strategy for the parched West: Have cities pay farmers...

Robert Glennon, University of Arizona “Are you going to run out of water?” is the first question people ask...

As climate change parches the Southwest, here’s a better way to...

Daniel Craig McCool, University of Utah The Colorado River is a vital lifeline for...

As Colorado River Basin states confront water shortages, it’s time to...

Robert Glennon, University of Arizona The U.S. government announced its first-ever water shortage declaration for the Colorado River on...

Over 100 fire scientists urge the US West: Skip the fireworks...

Philip Higuera, The University of Montana; Alexander L. Metcalf, The University of Montana; Dave McWethy, Montana State University, and Jennifer Balch, University...

Yellowstone is losing its snow as the climate warms, and that...

Bryan Shuman, University of Wyoming When you picture Yellowstone National Park and its neighbor, Grand Teton, the snowcapped peaks...

Western fires are burning higher in the mountains at unprecedented rates...

Mojtaba Sadegh, Boise State University; John Abatzoglou, University of California, Merced, and Mohammad Reza Alizadeh, McGill University

Pikas are adapting to climate change remarkably well, contrary to many...

Andrew Smith, Arizona State University Climate change is harming many special places and iconic species around our planet, from Glacier National Park’s disappearing glaciers to...

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Coronavirus and tourism: Places like Alaska without a COVID-19 outbreak could...

Kevin Berry, University of Alaska Anchorage and Mouhcine Guettabi, University of Alaska Anchorage Alaska doesn’t have a single reported case of COVID-19, yet economically it...