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Trump will withdraw US from Paris climate agreement.

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Turtle nesting rebound in Cuba may be threatened by climate change.

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As rising seas erode shorelines, Tasmania shows what can be lost.

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Florida makes case for climate research at Mar-a-Lago's doorstep.

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