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Best of 2018: Weakening Currents

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The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation - or AMOC - is a current that moves warm and cool water around the Atlantic ocean, from the...

The Best of 2013 // #90: Climate Change Might Mean More...

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Law enforcement officials have long noticed that on hot summer nights, crime rates tend to go up.  Now, a study from the University of...

Best of 2018: Carbon in the Skies

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In May, a Hawaiian observatory measured the carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere at 411 parts per million.  That's the highest monthly average ever...

Best of 2018: Unstable Antarctica

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Even with all the concerns over a warming globe, scientists thought the eastern side of Antarctica was more or less stable.  That all changed...

Best of 2018: The Thwaites Glacier

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The glaciers on the western edge of Antarctica have been melting at an accelerated rate since the mid-1990, the least stable of which is...

Best of 2011 // 100: Arctic Ice Hits a new...

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Satellites began measuring the extent of Arctic Ice back in th 1970's.  During the summer of one year in the 70's, readings measured almost...

Best of 2018: Drones and Penguins

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This Adélie penguin made it's way from it's colony on Antartica's tiny Brash Island to get a closer look at a drone researchers were...

Best of 2018: Drought in Cape Town

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This year, the threat of taps running dry happened in South Africa's second largest city. /READ MORE// Water For Thought // The OmniProcessor turns waste into...

Best of 2018: Rising Rocks

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As the Ice Melts in Antarctica, the bedrock below the ice has begun rising at a rate that is much faster than predicted. /READ MORE// Arctic...

Best of 2018: Marine Mammals Measure Melt

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Fourteen seals, all wearing advanced sensors strapped to their bodies were sent out into Antarctica's hard to reach Amundsen Sea in an attempt to...