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The Discovery for the Fungi-Sphere: How Mushrooms are Changing the World’s Winds

For centuries humankind has explored the mystery and power of fungi, a vast class of organisms that have been culturally, spiritually, ecologically, biologically, and gastronomically significant throughout the ages.

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The Forecast Calls For Play

Guest post by Holly A. How many perfect-weather days do you get every year where you live? Where I live in southern Florida, I’d estimate the number would be 75 …

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Dirt, Bugs, and Raindrops, Oh My!

Guest post by Alyson Weinberg There’s a lot of talk these days of “thinking outside the box.” Whether for kids in the classroom or companies in the marketplace, it’s an ability …

Lightning over Norris Lake, Tennessee

Photo of the Day: Lightning

  This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife …

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12 Ways Nature Can Help You Forecast Weather

Cherry blossoms in the Washington, DC area captured on February 4, 2012 (Kelly Senser)

Wildlife Finding the Warm Winter Rather Bewildering

Smile, Planet, You’re on NPP

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Why we need a National Climate Service

Since 1870 the National Weather Service, a branch of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), helps protect our lives and property from a tornado or other severe weather event. Even …

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NWF@AMS: Connecting Climate, Weather & Wildlife

What role do meteorologists have to play in educating Americans about the climate crisis?

ABC News on extreme weather, January 2011

Media’s Coverage of Climate & Extreme Weather: Partly Cloudy

Global warming’s impact on extreme weather is coming into focus – but media’s reporting on the issue is sometimes cloudy.

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