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Scientists on the research vessel Akademik Fedorov spent a week or so setting up a network of scientific monitoring equipment up to about 25 miles from the MOSAiC ship. Ravenna Koenig/NPR hide caption

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Studying The Ripple Effects Of Shrinking Arctic Sea Ice

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Fish broker Khout Phany, 39, (under umbrella) sits while fishermen bring their catch to be weighed in Chhnok Tru, a fishing village at the southern tip of the Tonle Sap lake where it meets the river. Michael Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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A firefighter monitors a fire on Saturday near Port Macquarie in New South Wales. Australia's most populous state has been subject to a large outbreak of wildfires because of drought conditions. Saeed Khan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What The U.S.-China Trade War Has Meant For North Carolina Tobacco Farmers

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Researchers Try New 'Acoustic Fence' To Target Invasive Asian Carp

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People cover their faces with masks to avoid thick smog in New Delhi on Nov. 5. People living there have complained about respiratory problems. Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times/Getty Images hide caption

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Methane emitted by ruminant animals such as cattle and sheep accounted for 34% of New Zealand's greenhouse emissions in 2017. A flock of merino sheep on the country's South Island is seen here in April 2017. William West/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ron Peters gives a tour of the rivers and waterways that run through Ellicott City. Peters installed security cameras around Ellicott City after the 2016 flood to learn more about how flooding in Ellicott City happens. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Decades Ago, British Economist Created The Framework For A Carbon Tax

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Bob Murray at the St. Clairsville, Ohio, headquarters of Murray Energy, which has declared bankruptcy. The coal executive pushed the Trump administration to roll back environmental regulations. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Despite Bankruptcy And Illness, Bob Murray Remains A Loud Voice For Coal

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Supreme Court Case Could Reshape A Significant Environmental Law

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