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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...

Small streams and wetlands are key parts of river networks –...

Ellen Wohl, Colorado State University The Trump administration is proposing to redefine a key term in the Clean Water Act: “Waters of the United States.”...

Protecting wetlands helps communities reduce damage from hurricanes and storms

Siddharth Narayan, University of California, Santa Cruz and Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz 2017 was the worst year on record for hurricane damage...

As communities rebuild after hurricanes, study shows wetlands can significantly reduce...

Siddharth Narayan, University of California, Santa Cruz and Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz A 12-year “hurricane drought” during which no major hurricanes formed...

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Why Montana just elected Greg Gianforte, a man charged with assault,...

Lee Banville, The University of Montana Until just about 24 hours before the polls closed, the race for Montana’s sole congressional seat seemed...