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On Ecology and Climate, Sad to Say, Scientists Told You So

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No publication bias found in climate change research

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Sea-level change in Southeast Asia 6,000 years ago has implications for today

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Deep groundwater aquifers respond rapidly to climate variability

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Find Meaning in Nature and #TheResistance to Trump Fascism

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Don't hunker in the bunker; learn how to do stuff that's useful

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Limited sign of soil adaptation to climate warming

While scientists and policy experts debate the impacts of global warming, Earth’s soil is releasing roughly nine times more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere...

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