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For seeds, it’s a race against time to create the chloroplasts they need to survive during the first 48 hours in the ground.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Algae and seaweed blooms in Greenland’s vast network of Arctic tidal pools offer shelter for some animals from an acidifying ocean.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Scientists identified the key gene that helps certain rice varieties keep their heads above water.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Escaped methane likely warms the climate as much as all natural gas burned in the U.S.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Interplay between forests and the atmosphere leads to surprising relationships between distant regions.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Massive geoengineering projects to hold back glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica could slow sea level rise.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Scientists discuss the risks and feasibility of using solar geoengineering to cool us off.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

What’s really in the stuff used to help put out wildfires?

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Scientists are braving Arctic winters to study carbon frozen in soil. They keep finding surprises -- all of them bad.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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