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A humpback whale breaches at sunset during a whale watching tour off Manly Beach in Sydney, Australia. Mark Wong / Getty Images

Every year, humpback whales migrate from polar regions to warmer waters, where they mate, give birth, raise their calves, and amaze whale watchers.

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Visitors of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden enjoy blooming Sakura trees on March 24 in Tokyo. Hanami season also known as cherry blossom viewing season started nearly two weeks ahead of schedule in Tokyo. Stanislav Kogiku / SOPA Images / LightRocket / Getty Images

By Richard Connor

Japanese cherry blossom lovers have been seeing their favorite time of year come ever earlier in recent times, with 2021 proving to be a record year.

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Patrick Fraser / DigitalVision / Getty Images

Throughout Texas, there are a number of solar power companies that can install solar panels on your roof to take advantage of the abundant sunlight. But which solar power provider should you choose? In this article, we'll provide a list of the best solar companies in the Lone Star State.

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The most popular type of Michigan potato is the round white, used as a fresh market potato and for chips. Randy Schaetzl, professor of geography at Michigan State University

Climate change poses significant dangers to global food supplies as rising temperatures make storage more difficult, The Associated Press reports.

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A new study finds using red seaweed as a feed supplement can reduce both methane emissions and feed costs without affecting meat quality. ahavelaar / Getty Images

By Ermias Kebreab and Breanna Roque

Methane is a short-lived but powerful greenhouse gas and the second-largest contributor to climate change after carbon dioxide. And the majority of human-induced methane emissions comes from livestock.

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A new documentary examines Greenland's ice sheets and glaciers. Meltdown trailer

By Bud Ward

"Meltdown" – a new documentary featuring renowned art photographer Lynn Davis and climate communications expert Anthony Leiserowitz, made its online debut February 12. Shot on location in Greenland and directed and produced by Academy Award nominees Fred Golding and Mike Tollin, the 67-minute video differs significantly from many other videos on Greenland, its glaciers, and ice sheet.

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By Iman Ghosh

  • From 1880, the Earth's average surface temperature has risen by 0.07°C every decade.
  • Evidence shows that key historical developments such as industrial revolutions contributed significantly to global warming.
  • These events are linked to the mass burning of fossil fuels to meet an increase in human demand.
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Flames approach homes during the Blue Ridge Fire on October 27, 2020 in Chino Hills, California. David McNew / Getty Images

By Tara Lohan

2020 was so bad that even disasters outdid themselves. Last year the United States alone experienced at least 16 weather and climate disasters with losses topping $1 billion each. That's more than twice the long-term average.

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Scientists are studying barley, the key ingredient in beer. Ridofranz / Getty Images

Researchers at UC-Riverside are investigating how barley, a key ingredient in beer, survives in such a wide variety of climates with hopes of learning what exactly makes it so resilient across climates.

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Founding science mom Melissa Burt and her four-year-old daughter Mia at Horsetooth Reservoir in Fort Collins, Colorado in December 2020. Science Moms

Air quality scientist Tracey Holloway wants her children, nine month old Henry and 11 year old Peter, to be able to look back at the 2020s as the time when the U.S. and the world turned a corner on tackling climate change.

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A girl sleeps under a bridge following the passage of Hurricane Iota in San Pedro Sula, Honduras on November 21, 2020. Orlando Sierra / AFP / Getty Images

Nory Yamileth Hernández lost nearly everything when Hurricanes Eta and Iota flooded her home in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

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The Forest Vixen's CC Photo Stream. Flickr / CC BY 2.0

Spring is coming. And soon, tree swallows will start building nests. But as the climate changes, the birds are nesting earlier in the spring.

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Candles spell out, "Fight for 1 point 5" in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany on Dec. 11, 2020, in reference to 1.5°C of Earth's warming. The event was organized by the Fridays for Future climate movement. Sean Gallup / Getty Images

Taking an unconventional approach to conduct the largest-ever poll on climate change, the United Nations' Development Program and the University of Oxford surveyed 1.2 million people across 50 countries from October to December of 2020 through ads distributed in mobile gaming apps.

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Environmental News for a Healthier Planet and Life
A humpback whale breaches at sunset during a whale watching tour off Manly Beach in Sydney, Australia. Mark Wong / Getty Images

Every year, humpback whales migrate from polar regions to warmer waters, where they mate, give birth, raise their calves, and amaze whale watchers.

Read More Show Less
EcoWatch Daily Newsletter
Visitors of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden enjoy blooming Sakura trees on March 24 in Tokyo. Hanami season also known as cherry blossom viewing season started nearly two weeks ahead of schedule in Tokyo. Stanislav Kogiku / SOPA Images / LightRocket / Getty Images

By Richard Connor

Japanese cherry blossom lovers have been seeing their favorite time of year come ever earlier in recent times, with 2021 proving to be a record year.

Read More Show Less
Patrick Fraser / DigitalVision / Getty Images

Throughout Texas, there are a number of solar power companies that can install solar panels on your roof to take advantage of the abundant sunlight. But which solar power provider should you choose? In this article, we'll provide a list of the best solar companies in the Lone Star State.

Read More Show Less
The most popular type of Michigan potato is the round white, used as a fresh market potato and for chips. Randy Schaetzl, professor of geography at Michigan State University

Climate change poses significant dangers to global food supplies as rising temperatures make storage more difficult, The Associated Press reports.

Read More Show Less
Trending
A new study finds using red seaweed as a feed supplement can reduce both methane emissions and feed costs without affecting meat quality. ahavelaar / Getty Images

By Ermias Kebreab and Breanna Roque

Methane is a short-lived but powerful greenhouse gas and the second-largest contributor to climate change after carbon dioxide. And the majority of human-induced methane emissions comes from livestock.

Read More Show Less
A new documentary examines Greenland's ice sheets and glaciers. Meltdown trailer

By Bud Ward

"Meltdown" – a new documentary featuring renowned art photographer Lynn Davis and climate communications expert Anthony Leiserowitz, made its online debut February 12. Shot on location in Greenland and directed and produced by Academy Award nominees Fred Golding and Mike Tollin, the 67-minute video differs significantly from many other videos on Greenland, its glaciers, and ice sheet.

Read More Show Less
Pexels

By Iman Ghosh

  • From 1880, the Earth's average surface temperature has risen by 0.07°C every decade.
  • Evidence shows that key historical developments such as industrial revolutions contributed significantly to global warming.
  • These events are linked to the mass burning of fossil fuels to meet an increase in human demand.
Read More Show Less
Flames approach homes during the Blue Ridge Fire on October 27, 2020 in Chino Hills, California. David McNew / Getty Images

By Tara Lohan

2020 was so bad that even disasters outdid themselves. Last year the United States alone experienced at least 16 weather and climate disasters with losses topping $1 billion each. That's more than twice the long-term average.

Read More Show Less
Trending
Scientists are studying barley, the key ingredient in beer. Ridofranz / Getty Images

Researchers at UC-Riverside are investigating how barley, a key ingredient in beer, survives in such a wide variety of climates with hopes of learning what exactly makes it so resilient across climates.

Read More Show Less
Founding science mom Melissa Burt and her four-year-old daughter Mia at Horsetooth Reservoir in Fort Collins, Colorado in December 2020. Science Moms

Air quality scientist Tracey Holloway wants her children, nine month old Henry and 11 year old Peter, to be able to look back at the 2020s as the time when the U.S. and the world turned a corner on tackling climate change.

Read More Show Less
Trending
A girl sleeps under a bridge following the passage of Hurricane Iota in San Pedro Sula, Honduras on November 21, 2020. Orlando Sierra / AFP / Getty Images

Nory Yamileth Hernández lost nearly everything when Hurricanes Eta and Iota flooded her home in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Read More Show Less
The Forest Vixen's CC Photo Stream. Flickr / CC BY 2.0