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Hungry Musk-Oxen, Caribou Could Help Warming Arctic

Big grazer animal will likely chomp up shrubs that would otherwise grow as the Arctic heats up—and that would help keep temperatures down

Move Species Threatened by Warming, Scientists Advise

With continuing climate change, many species aren’t able to move far enough on their own or will have difficulty fleeing

Plants “Climbing” Mountains Due to Global Warming

Rising temperatures are driving plants uphill toward cooler mountaintop climes

Great tits enjoying the warmer weather – so far

A type of bird in the Netherlands have had a hard time with rising temperatures, but its English cousins have been able to adjust

Fish Moved by Warming Waters

As the oceans warm up, populations of fish in Europe’s North Sea have moved toward the Arctic, apparently a response to try to stay cool

Wind Power in Wordsworth Country

Two major environmental groups are telling Brits who would live near a proposed wind farm: Yes, in your backyard.


books I've read on failure & grace

The World Without Us
The Last Oil Shock: A Survival Guide to the Imminent Extinction of Petroleum Man
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Hell and High Water: Global Warming--the Solution and the Politics--and What We Should Do
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
The Tipping Point
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail
The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850
Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

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