Emissions from Fossil Fuels Continue to Rise

Emissions from Fossil Fuels Continue to Rise

Scientists’ annual checkup on Earth’s carbon cycle found that burning oil, coal, and natural gas is impeding progress to limit climate change.

Published Mar 5, 2024

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An Oasis of Green in Senegal

An Oasis of Green in Senegal

Wetlands in Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary are used by millions of migrating birds.

Published Mar 4, 2024

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Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista

This city in southern Arizona is surrounded by mountains, national forest, and conservation areas.

Published Mar 3, 2024

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Amazon Forest Fires Rage in Roraima

Amazon Forest Fires Rage in Roraima

Huge understory fires are spreading throughout the state in northern Brazil as drought and heat turn the rainforest into tinder.

Published Mar 2, 2024

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New Lows for Great Lakes Ice Cover

New Lows for Great Lakes Ice Cover

The effects of a warm winter in the upper Midwest are evident in the lack of lake ice.

Published Mar 1, 2024

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