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  1. Amazon fire
    Earth

    Brazil’s Amazon has burned this badly before. This year’s fires are still bad

    An environmental scientist discusses possible impacts from the thousands of fires burning across the Brazilian Amazon rainforest.

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  2. a map showing El Niño over the Pacific Ocean
    Climate

    Climate change may make El Niño and La Niña less predictable

    Atlantic Niñas and Niños have been fairly reliable bellwethers for severe El Niño and La Niña events in the Pacific. A warming world may change that.

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  3. spiders in a tree
    Animals

    Why one biologist chases hurricanes to study spider evolution

    For more rigorous spider data, Jonathan Pruitt rushes into the paths of hurricanes.

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  4. YouTube
    Earth

    Climate misinformation may be thriving on YouTube, a social scientist warns

    Analyzing 200 climate-related videos on YouTube shows that a majority challenge widely accepted views about climate change and climate engineering.

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  5. Pyrocumulonimbus clouds
    Earth

    The worst wildfires can send smoke high enough to affect the ozone layer

    Pyrocumulonimbus clouds can send soot and other damaging particles 23 kilometers into the air

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  6. cod fisherman
    Climate

    Mercury levels in fish are rising despite reduced emissions

    Climate change and overfishing can increase how much mercury accumulates in fish, counteracting efforts to reduce human-caused emissions.

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  7. Boston flooding sign
    Science & Society

    With nowhere to hide from rising seas, Boston prepares for a wetter future

    Boston has armed itself with a science-driven master plan to protect itself from increasingly inevitable storm surges and rising seas.

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  8. Miami flooding
    Science & Society

    How the 5 riskiest U.S. cities for coastal flooding are preparing for rising tides

    The five U.S. cities most at risk of coastal flooding from rising sea levels are in various stages of preparedness.

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  9. Antarctica
    Earth

    A new map is the best view yet of how fast Antarctica is shedding ice

    Stitching together data from several satellite missions allowed scientists to create the most comprehensive map of Antarctic ice flow ever.

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