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Release Date: 10/19/2021

Christmas tree selection may be limited this year because of a past drought show art Christmas tree selection may be limited this year because of a past drought

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Many growers in Indiana lost over 70% of the trees they planted in 2012. Learn more at 

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The pandemic has put communities through a crash course in disaster response show art The pandemic has put communities through a crash course in disaster response

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It demonstrated the vast scale of assistance that people may need in future disasters. Learn more at 

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How people are working to protect giant sequoias from wildfires show art How people are working to protect giant sequoias from wildfires

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Severe fires killed sequoias in 2020 and 2021. Learn more at 

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Book tells 1,001 firsthand stories of climate change from around the world show art Book tells 1,001 firsthand stories of climate change from around the world

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‘1,001 Voices on Climate Change’ aims to humanize the issue and inspire action. Learn more at 

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Hanukkah story can inspire energy conservation, rabbi says show art Hanukkah story can inspire energy conservation, rabbi says

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The holiday celebrates the oil that miraculously lasted eight days. Learn more at 

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App allows citizen scientists to report invasive species show art App allows citizen scientists to report invasive species

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Early reporting helps agencies like the U.S. Forest Service to control their spread. Learn more at 

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Global warming causes new problems for a Thanksgiving staple show art Global warming causes new problems for a Thanksgiving staple

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Cranberry farmers in Massachusetts are working to adapt to shorter winters and erratic rainfall. Learn more at 

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Living shoreline project uses natural remedies to reduce erosion show art Living shoreline project uses natural remedies to reduce erosion

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Native marsh grasses, rocks, and oysters will help shore up a badly eroded stretch of the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia. Learn more at 

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Artificial island on Georgia coast to provide nesting habitat for shorebirds show art Artificial island on Georgia coast to provide nesting habitat for shorebirds

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Sea-level rise is making their nests more vulnerable to flooding and storm surge. Learn more at 

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Tips on talking to your family about global warming over the holidays show art Tips on talking to your family about global warming over the holidays

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Climate scientist Heather Price has a few suggestions. Learn more at 

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They complete activities such as building solar ovens out of pizza boxes. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/