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Rivers can suddenly change course – scientists used 50 years of...

Vamsi Ganti, University of California Santa Barbara Throughout history, important cities around the world have flourished along river banks....

Beavers offer lessons about managing water in a changing climate, whether...

Christine E. Hatch, UMass Amherst It’s no accident that both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the California Institute...

California’s latest offshore oil spill could fuel pressure to end oil...

Charles Lester, University of California Santa Barbara An oil spill first reported on Oct. 2, 2021, has released thousands...

Climate-friendly farming strategies can improve the land and generate income for...

Lisa Schulte Moore, Iowa State University Agriculture has not been a central part of U.S. climate policy in the...

Sea level rise is killing trees along the Atlantic coast, creating...

Emily Ury, Duke University Trekking out to my research sites near North Carolina’s Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, I...

Peatlands keep a lot of carbon out of Earth’s atmosphere, but...

Julie Loisel, Texas A&M University Peatlands are a type of wetland where dead plant material doesn’t fully decompose because it’s too soggy. In these ecosystems,...

As climate change erodes US coastlines, an invasive plant could become...

Judith Weis, Rutgers University Newark Many invasive species are found along U.S. coasts, including fishes, crabs, mollusks and marsh grasses. Since the general opinion...

Protecting the world’s wetlands: 5 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation World Wetlands Day on Feb. 2 marks the date when 18 nations signed the Convention on Wetlands in 1971, in the...

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Can public service announcements take a bite out of Shark Week?

Suzannah Evans, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and Jessica Gall Myrick, Indiana University, Bloomington This week, millions of Americans will tune into...