A firefighter runs after trying to save a home in Lakeport, California, suffering its biggest fires ever. AP Photo/Noah Berger

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Researchers release a balloon carrying instruments to measure ozone levels above Antarctica. Kelli-Ann Bliss/NOAA, CC BY

The ozone hole is both an environmental success story and an enduring global threat

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Some fish fared better than others amid the extreme temperatures of the 2016 heatwave. Rick Stuart-Smith/Reef Life Survey

The 2016 Great Barrier Reef heatwave caused widespread changes to fish populations

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As the West Antarctic Ice Sheet melts, the land beneath rebounds – at a faster rate than thought. NASA, CC BY-NC-ND

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet is in trouble – but the ground beneath it may buy some time

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The northeast edge of the Venable Ice Shelf, near Antarctica’s Allison Peninsula. NASA/John Sonntag, CC BY

Short-term changes in Antarctica’s ice shelves are key to predicting their long-term fate

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Poor tropical nations are likely to feel the effects of climate change most acutely. Apiguide/Shutterstock.com

Why blowing the 1.5C global warming goal will leave poor tropical nations sweating most of all

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Scientists on Arctic sea ice in the Chukchi Sea, surrounded by melt ponds, July 4, 2010. NASA/Kathryn Hansen

Melting Arctic sends a message: Climate change is here in a big way

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