Happy Birthday National Parks

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Happy Birthday National Parks

  • Published: Aug 28th, 2019

As we celebrate the 103rd birthday of the National Park Service, we examine the effect of climate change on our parks and update our earlier analysis of national park temperature trends.

Optimal Temperature Ranges for Trout, Bass, and Salmon

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Optimal Temperature Ranges for Trout, Bass, and Salmon

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2019

Fish need a certain temperature range to thrive, and can struggle or even die if waters get too warm.

Warming Waters in the Great Lakes

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Warming Waters in the Great Lakes

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2019

All five of the Great Lakes have warmed in the last few decades — check the trend for each here.

Coastal Waters are Warming Across the U.S.

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Coastal Waters are Warming Across the U.S.

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2019

Coastal waters are warming across the U.S., stressing fish and the economies that depend on them.

River and Stream Temperature Trends Around the U.S.

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River and Stream Temperature Trends Around the U.S.

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2019

Warming streams can bring disease and heat stress to fish. Here’s how America’s streams with long-term data are trending.

More Acres Burned in Large Western Wildfires

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More Acres Burned in Large Western Wildfires

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

As the number of large wildfires increases with climate change, so does the number of acres burned.

Hotter Years, More Large Western Wildfires

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Hotter Years, More Large Western Wildfires

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

Hotter years have brought higher numbers of large western wildfires.

Large Western Wildfires on the Rise

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Large Western Wildfires on the Rise

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

The number of large wildfires is on the rise in the West.