Glacier Photographer James Balog on 'Chasing Ice'
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An iceberg that likely calved from Jakobshavn Isbrae, the fastest glacier in western Greenland. Ian Joughin/Science/AAAS hide caption

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Greenland, Antarctic Ice Is Melting Faster
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Lower Water Levels Dry Up Business On Great Lakes
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Water Levels Dangerously Low On Mississippi River
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The seeds of this goosefoot plant are known as quinoa, a superfood now in high demand and grown almost exclusively in South America. But some growers think they have the formula to grow it up north. Janet Matanguihan/courtesy Kevin Murphy hide caption

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Contract Ban, Civil Litigation Add To BP's Woes
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Last year, Tom Mather caught 15,000 deer ticks in the woods of southern Rhode Island. "People really need to become tick literate," the University of Rhode Island researcher says. Brian Mullen for NPR hide caption

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To Fight Tick-Borne Disease, Someone Has To Catch Ticks
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Overrun By Otters, Illinois Reinstates Trapping Season
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The Ugly Truth About Food Waste in America
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A forest near Trieste, Italy, is largely dead owing to drought stress during the summer of 2012. Andrea Nardini/Nature hide caption

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An Arbor Embolism? Why Trees Die In Drought
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Can Shellfish Adapt to More Acidic Water?
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Hinkley, Calif., may soon become a ghost town as residents move away from contaminated water. Gloria Hillard for NPR hide caption

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'Erin Brockovich' Town Faces New Threat
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