Christopher Joyce Christopher Joyce is a correspondent on the science desk at NPR. His stories can be heard on all of NPR's news programs, including NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.
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Fernandina's Flicker (Colaptes fernandinae), a woodpecker found only in Cuba. Pete Oxford/Minden Pictures/Corbis hide caption

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U.S. Biologists Keen To Explore, Help Protect Cuba's Wild Places

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Crew members pull an oyster dredge in Tangier Sound of the Chesapeake Bay near Deal Island, Md., in 2013. A study found that the Chesapeake Bay shellfishery is a "hot zone" for ocean acidification. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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A fisherman collects water on a beach littered with trash at an ecological reserve south of Manila in 2013. Francis R. Malasig/EPA/Landov hide caption

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8 Million Tons Of Plastic Clutter Our Seas

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Fish on ice in Palau Misa Island, Indonesia. Thanks to satellite data, John Amos of SkyTruth can track fishing activity near the Pacific island nation from his office in West Virginia. Randy Olson/National Geographic/Getty Images hide caption

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Gotcha: Satellites Help Strip Seafood Pirates Of Their Booty

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New EPA Guidelines Limit Methane Release From Drilling

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Entrepreneurs Find Ways To Make Money From Carbon Emissions

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Unexpected Life Found In The Ocean's Deepest Trench

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These amphipods were discovered by scientists from the University of Aberdeen in waters more than 4 miles deep, north of New Zealand. Similar shrimplike crawlers may lurk at the bottom of the Challenger Deep. Oceanlab/University of Aberdeen/AP hide caption

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7 Miles Beneath The Sea's Surface: Who Goes There?

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Arctic Is Warming Twice As Fast As World Average

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Nations Agree To Deal To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Why The White House Wants To Go After Seafood Pirates

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Scientists Track Down Serious Methane Leaks In Natural Gas Wells

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Country representatives listen to opening remarks at the start of the United Nations' Conference of the Parties on Climate Change in Lima, Peru. Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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World Climate Talks In Lima Aim To Move Beyond Kyoto Treaty

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Lower Ozone Standard Would Raise The Compliance Bar For Business

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New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

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