Arctic sea ice is seen from a NASA research aircraft on March 30, 2017, above Greenland. A top Interior Department scientist who tracks Arctic conditions says he was demoted by the Trump administration for speaking out on climate change.
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Fernando Rojas has spent his life living by a large lake in central Chile. About seven years ago it began to shrink, and now most of the water is gone. He holds a photo taken when the lake was full.
The massive crack first opened up in the Larsen C ice shelf back in 2014; by the end of last week, a roughly 3-mile sliver of ice was all that connected the iceberg to the shelf.
Hurricane Katrina victims wait at the Convention Center in New Orleans, in September 2005. A report from Scientific American says such natural disasters may increase the gap between rich and poor in affected communities.
Britain's Professor Stephen Hawking delivers a keynote speech as he receives the Honorary Freedom of the City of London during a ceremony at the Guildhall in the City of London, March 6, 2017.
Wild horses graze at the Doñana National Park, in the Guadalquivir delta, in southern Spain. Last year, UNESCO threatened to put Doñana on its so-called 'Danger List' of World Heritage Sites where wildlife or conservation are at risk.
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Potential annual damages are shown on the county-level in a scenario in which emissions of greenhouse gasses continue at current rates. Negative damages indicate economic benefits.
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Coffee is thought to have originated in Ethiopia. Coffea arabica, or coffee Arabica, the species that produces most of the world's coffee, is indigenous to the country.
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