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its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Non-native tropical milkweed fuels monarchs on their journey through southern states, but when cooler weather hits, the plant can bring parasites and starvation. Here’s what butterfly-loving southerners can do.
The USS North Carolina survived World War II, but now its captain’s mission is to protect it from storm surges and sea level rise.
As climate change sends fisheries into flux, managers must keep up with the latest science to sustain them.
A movement to preserve the cultural heritage and organic practices of African American farmers is growing in the Southeast.
As the sea rises, low-income neighborhoods on high land are starting to feel squeezed out.
The National Climate Assessment’s outlook for the two coastal states is daunting, but local leaders are starting to dig in for a fight.
Ten years after the disaster at a Tennessee power plant, the cleanup crew is seeking justice. At the same time, the Trump administration is weakening protections for this toxic pollution.
The coral system is 85 miles long and has been there for hundreds of thousands of years.
Add antibiotic-resistant bacteria from pig waste to the long list of post-Florence worries.
Coal is getting harder to get to—and that’s contributing to a respiratory epidemic among miners.
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