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Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale - The New York Times
The Texas city’s response to a powerful storm says much about polarized visions of the country and diverging attitudes toward cities, race, liberty and science.
houston  texas  climatechange  hurricaneharvey  nytimes 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Loss of Fertile Land Fuels ‘Looming Crisis’ Across Africa - The New York Times
Climate change, soil degradation and rising wealth are shrinking the amount
of usable land in Africa. But the number of people who need it is rising fast.
nytimes  climatechange  africa  agriculture  food  foodshortages  hunger 
september 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Arks of the Apocalypse - The New York Times
All around the world, scientists are building repositories of everything from seeds to ice to mammal milk — racing to preserve a natural order that is fast disappearing.
nytimes  apocalypse  globalseedvault  doomsday  climatechange  photography 
august 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Pleistocene Park - The Atlantic
In Arctic Siberia, Russian scientists are trying to stave off catastrophic climate change—by resurrecting an Ice Age biome complete with lab-grown woolly mammoths.
environment  russia  climate  science  theatlantic  pleistocenepark  climatechange 
may 2017 by brendanmcfadden

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