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In Somalia, COVID-19 compounds water stress

The fragile situation for herders in Somalia and Somaliland, where harsh weather has stripped the land of food and water, is being exacerbated by the spread of COVID-19.

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Population

'We’re poor people': Middle East's migrant workers look for way home amid pandemic

Gulf states prepare for demographic shift as migrant workforces return home, with prospects bleak for those who stay.

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Climate

Shifting habitats: Bird migration and climate change

The North American Breeding Bird Survey, a large-scale citizen science project started in 1966, is the basis of a newly-released study on migratory bird habitats and climate change.

Climate

Arctic caribou move up migration due to climate change

Arctic caribou have moved the start of their spring migration up by almost two weeks to adapt to global heating, a new study suggests – but that hasn't stopped their populations from plummeting.

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Food

‘Instead of coronavirus, the hunger will kill us.' A global food crisis looms

The world has never faced a hunger emergency like this, experts say. It could double the number of people facing acute hunger to 265 million by the end of this year.
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Climate

Climate change shortens nightingale's wings and makes annual migration more difficult, study finds

Scientists have discovered that over the past two decades, the size of nightingales in central Spain has decreased.

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Climate

Water conflicts will intensify. Can we predict the worst problems before conditions boil over?

A new online resource combines economic and environmental data to help prevent deadly conflict. It could be a vital tool in the age of climate change.
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Justice

More climate-change migrants coming to Canada?

Canadian Heritage predicts that more migrants will be moving to Canada as a result of climate change disasters.

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Climate

Map shows where Americans will move once climate change forces them out of coastal cities

Scientist used AI to map where nearly 13 million Americans will move once their coastal homes are under six-feet of water, with Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Denver and Las Vegas as the top choices.
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Climate

Border report: Climate change knows no borders

The U.S.-Mexico border delineates the separation of two countries, but that doesn't mean the two sides are completely isolated from each other.

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Climate

This map shows where Americans might move as sea levels rise

Projecting the migration patterns of people leaving coastal cities shows which cities need to prepare for a population influx.
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Climate

Climate change is affecting the timing of bird migration, but are birds adapting fast enough?

A recent study, one of the first of its kind, shows that migratory birds across all of North America are on the move sooner than than ever before as the result of climate change.

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Climate

In New Jersey, a slow-motion evacuation from climate change

Some neighbourhoods in a New Jersey town of over 100,000 residents just off the bustling New Jersey Turnpike are projected to be partly or fully underwater in coming decades as global sea levels rise.
Climate

Democratic debate: Andrew Yang answered a tough climate change question

Climate change is already forcing people to move. Yang has a plan for getting them out of harm’s way.
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Climate

7,000-year-old wall against sea level rise uncovered on Carmel Coast

The researchers cautioned that the fate of 7,000-year-old Tel Hreiz should represent a warning for present-day humans.
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Join the “Agents of Change” discussion on research and activism

Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.

The dangers of opinion masquerading as fact in science journals: Jerrold J. Heindel

A call for unbiased, honest science in peer-reviewed journals.

Beyond the “silver lining” of emissions reductions: Clean energy takes a COVID-19 hit

With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.

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An exclusive look at important research just over the horizon that promises to impact our health and the environment

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