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Environmental Change in the News 4/20/12 to 4/23/12

Reprinted from ClimateWire with permission from Environment & Energy Publishing, LLC. 202-628-6500.

Ariz. grasses will have a harder time absorbing nitrogen in warmer climate

Bering Strait may be preventing swift climate change -- study

Binghamton, N.Y., adopts a climate action plan

Buenos Aires underprepared for high-powered storms

CO2-absorbing microorganisms may adapt to ocean acidification -- study

Catholic medical groups obligated to address climate change -- report

Climate change and migration are creating new int'l tensions -- study Lisa

Climate change can more than double preservation costs -- study

Climate change could cost Jamaica billions

Climate change means more insects up north

Coastal Cuba is especially susceptible to global warming

Endangered penguins multiplying -- for now

Evolution of polar bears found longer and more difficult than believed

Experts stress a need for more global disaster planning

Genetically modified crops are described as one tool needed for climate readiness

Heat-tolerant algae may help some corals survive

Mississippi Delta is at risk, but restoration will create jobs and stimulate the economy -- report

More scientists connecting bizarre weather to global warming

New study links more acidic ocean to oyster die-offs

Pa. bars 19 vulnerable stream sites from use by shale gas companies

Reading the future in 3 million years of climate history

Receding glaciers threaten freshwater biodiversity -- study

Sea-level rise looms as a major threat for coastal cities, infrastructure

Some Himalayan peaks gaining ice -- study

Temperature variations lower life expectancies in the chronically ill -- study

Thawing ice means changes for the U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. experiences driest weather since 2007

Winners and losers in a world of milder winters

Zoo visitors worry about climate change but are pessimistic about solutions



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