Signs Shifting ice floes and buckling roads in Alaska. Deserts creeping up mountainsides in the American Southwest. Corals dying off Australia. These are the symptoms of global warming. NPR reports on the evidence communities and scientists are seeing around the world.
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Greenland's Mysterious Holes Speed Ice Flow to Sea

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Lessons from America's Tropical Epidemic

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Penguins Helped and Hurt by Changing Climate

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Global Warming Hits Tropical Glaciers in the Andes

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Glacier's Melting Threatens Chinese Village's Future

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Worries About Water as Chinese Glacier Retreats

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U.N. Science Panel Sees Faster Warming of Earth

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Researchers Track Boobies for Climate Change Data

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Scientists Track Shark Behavior in Palmyra Atoll

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