Provisional figures indicate that 2020 will be one of the hottest in a record dating back to 1850.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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Millions of miles of fences crisscross the Earth's surface. They divide ecosystems and affect wild species in ways that often are harmful, but are virtually unstudied.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~10 min
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Standing 500m (1,640ft) tall, the "blade-like" reef was found off Australia's far north.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~4 min
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Every type of coral has declined since 1995 because of climate change, an Australian study finds.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~3 min
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Executives at the mining giant Rio Tinto have had their payouts cut over the culturally important site.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~3 min
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