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Antarctic iceberg

MELTDOWN  An iceberg floats near the Rothera Research Station on the Antarctic Peninsula. Melting ice from the Antarctic ice sheet, which includes the peninsula, has intensified, new research finds.

Satellite image of Hurricane Harvey

TROPICAL TORRENTS  Tropical cyclones, such as 2017’s Hurricane Harvey (shown making landfall), are moving more slowly, potentially making them more dangerous.

food shopping

FOOD CHOICE MATTERS  A new study calculates the bonus for the planet of choosing more foods from plants.

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