Watering can
Cultive en Verde Mejor
En general, los estadounidenses utilizan 9 mil millones de galones de agua en exteriores cada día, principalmente para el riego de jardines. Los expertos estiman que un 50 por ciento del agua que...
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Sandbags on eroding east coast
Sea Level Rise
Global sea levels are rising at an accelerating rate and a changing climate is likely to speed up the rate of sea level rise over the next century.
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Couple eating ice cream with their dog
Extreme Heat and Your Health
Extreme heat is a leading cause of weather-related deaths in the US. The number of extreme heat events continues to rise and climate projections indicate that these events will be more frequent and...
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Tractor farming
The Future of US Agriculture
A changing climate impacts agriculture directly through changes in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, and indirectly through the spread of stressors such as weeds, diseases, and...
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Grow Better Green
Overall, Americans use 9 billion gallons of water outdoors each day, mainly for landscape irrigation. Experts estimate that 50% of the water we use outside is wasted due to evaporation, wind and...
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Dall sheep ram (Ovis dalli) in Denali National Park, Alaska
Monitoreo de Otoño
¿Está buscando participar en un nuevo proyecto? El otoño es una buena ocasión para involucrase en programas de voluntariado, en los cuales Ud. puede ayudar a hacer observaciones de la naturaleza con...
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A monarch butterfly, a honey bee and an alfalfa leafcutter bee gather nectar from a milkweed.
Fall Monitoring
Looking for a new project? Fall is a great time to join a citizen science program, where you can share your own observations about nature with scientists.
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The 1998-2013 Warming Hiatus in Context
The rapidly rising temperature increases in most of the last three decades of the 20th century have slowed since around 1998, but the warming slow-down is nothing scientists find surprising or see as...
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The Principal Greenhouse Gases and Their Sources
Water vapor and what expert scientists consider the four other ‘most important’ greenhouse gases comprise the veritable ‘hit parade’ of greenhouse gases that trap heat in Earth’s atmosphere and...
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