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Quirky Winds Fuel Brazil''s Devastating Drought, Amazon''s Flooding
National Geographic News, February 26, 2015
With severe water shortages in Brazil''s cities and destructive floods in the Amazon, the boom-and-bust phenomenon may be South America''s new normal.
Miami''s Choice: Bigger Ships or Coral Reefs?
National Geographic News, February 26, 2015
Dredging in Biscayne Bay inflicts heavy damage on North America''s only coral reef tract.
''Shark Lady'' Eugenie Clark, Famed Marine Biologist, Has Died
National Geographic News, February 25, 2015
Eugenie Clark, a marine biologist and ichthyologist, who died on Wednesday, helped the public understand and appreciate the much maligned shark.
Canadian First Nations Seek to Protect Forest Homeland
National Geographic News, February 24, 2015
By winning protection for their boreal forest, indigenous Canadians help slow global warming.
Two Reasons Why Obama''s Keystone Veto Won''t Decide Pipeline
National Geographic News, February 23, 2015
The never-ending saga of the Keystone XL pipeline gets new twists with potential problems in Nebraska and South Dakota.
''This Is Really Extreme Science'': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians
National Geographic News, February 23, 2015
Our correspondent reports from a Norwegian research ship that''s drifting inside the Arctic ice cap, gathering data needed to predict its future.
Panama Canal: Superhighway for Invasive Species?
National Geographic News, February 23, 2015
The Panama Canal is being widened. That means bigger ships and more cargo for Gulf and East Coast ports-and more alien species too.
New U.S. Dietary Recommendations First to Consider Environmental Impact
National Geographic News, February 19, 2015
"Linking health, dietary guidance, and the environment will promote human health," new guidelines say.
Ancient Fellowship of Fishermen, Dolphins at Risk in Myanmar
National Geographic News, February 17, 2015
Fishing gangs on the Irrawaddy River use electricity to illegally increase their catch.
Nearly 200 Whales Stranded on New Zealand Beach
National Geographic News, February 13, 2015
Nearly 200 pilot whales are stranded on a New Zealand beach, prompting a massive rescue effort.
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