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84% of People Now Consider Climate Change a 'Global Catastrophic Risk'

By Nadia Prupis

A majority of people in eight countries say they are ready to change their lifestyles if it would prevent climate catastrophe, a survey on global threats released Wednesday found.

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'Doomsday' Seed Vault Flooded After Arctic Permafrost Melts

Flooding breached a supposedly impregnable Arctic "doomsday" vault containing a collection of seeds stored for an apocalypse scenario last week, after warmer-than-average temperatures caused a layer of permafrost to thaw.

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Coral Reefs Could All Die Off by 2050

By Dahr Jamail

When he was six years old, Dean Miller already knew he wanted to be a marine biologist. At that time, growing up in Australia, the world of marine biology seemed both spectacular and limitless, he said.

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Sheriff to Paddleboarders: You Are Surrounded by 15 Great White Sharks

On May 11, in Southern California, paddleboarders got a frightening message from the sheriffs department via helicopter:

"This is the Orange County Sheriffs Department, be advised, the State Park is asking us to make an announcement to let you know you are paddleboarding next to approximately fifteen Great White sharks. They're advising that you exit the water in a calm manner. The sharks are as close as the surf line."

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Glacier National Park is losing its glaciers as global temperatures rise. Jinrui Qu/CC-BY-SA-2.0

Going, Going, Gone: Only 26 Glaciers Left in Glacier National Park

Warming temperatures have caused glaciers in Montana's iconic Glacier National Park to shrink an average of 39 percent over the past 50 years, with some glaciers losing 82 percent of their mass since 1966, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

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CO2 Emissions Soar as Alaska Heats Up

The Alaskan tundra is releasing an increasingly large amount of CO2 due to a warmer climate, new research shows.

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The 1981 TV Documentary That Warned About Global Warming

By Leo Hickman

On the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1981, the UK's only commercial TV channel, ITV, broadcast an hour-long documentary, Warming Warning.

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Anything But the Wine! Climate Change Takes Its Toll on Grapes

A new Global Wine Index outlines the most at-risk wine regions according to natural disasters, rising temperatures and other climate change factors. Unfortunately, some of the world's finest grapes are unlikely to survive.

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