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Tackling Low Oxygen In An Oregon Lake

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In the forests near the southern Sumatran village of Krui, 48-year-old Marhana climbs up the trees to harvest damar, a resin used in paints and varnishes. These damar trees are part of something called an "agroforest," which experts see as a way to prevent deforestation and conversion of forests into palm oil plantations. Julia Simon for NPR hide caption

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Could This Tree Be An Eco-Friendly Way To Wean Indonesian Farmers Off Palm Oil?

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New Movement Along Garlock Fault Line In California Could Mean Bigger Earthquakes

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A video posted to Twitter showed a climate protester being pulled from atop a train car onto the platform below, where he appeared to be pummeled by angry commuters on Thursday in London. @Mahatir_Pasha/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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'Geography of Risk' Calculates Who Pays When A Storm Comes To Shore

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Forest biologist Patricia Maloney is raising 10,000 sugar pine seedlings descended from trees that survived California's historic drought. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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Companies are increasingly concerned about how Earth's changing climate might affect their businesses, such as crop failures from drought, heat and storms. Julian Stratenschulte/picture alliance via Getty Image hide caption

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As The Climate Warms, Companies Scramble To Calculate The Risk To Their Profits

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The Tongass National Forest, near Ketchikan, Alaska. The spruce, hemlock and cedar trees of the Tongass have been a source of timber for the logging industry. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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The Deadly Fight To Protect Brazil's Amazon

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A Moran tugboat nears the stern of the vessel Golden Ray as it lays on its side in Jekyll Island, Ga. The ship capsized last month and is still there on its side, leaking an unknown amount of fuel and oil. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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Cargo Ship In Georgia Leaked Oil In Marsh After Overturning

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Mohammed Bawazeer (left) and Ian Riley carry a battery that will power the aeration system on Upper Klamath Lake for 32 hours, even if the sun isn't shining. Jes Burns/OPB hide caption

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Philadelphia Promotes Tap Water Amid National Distrust

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