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Antarctic surface melt more widespread than thought.

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Antarctica's expanding ice-free areas threaten animals and plants, study says.

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Tangier Island is hurt both by erosion and climate change.

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3M-year-old sediment tells the story of today's climate.

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Fiji brings first-hand experience with effects of climate change to UN summit.

By Nick PerryThe Associated Press Sun., Nov. 5, 2017 WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND—Each time the ocean surged through their coastal Fijian village, residents would use rafts to...

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