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How Global Warming Is Changing How We Play Outside

Climate change is affecting America’s recreation meccas—from Yosemite to Yellowstone—in profound ways. As the planet heats up and weather patterns shift, so will the ways we interact with the outdoors.

Devon O'Neil
Sep 29, 2016

5 Ways Gene Editing Could Save the Environment

Deploying genetically modified mosquitoes to stop the spread of Zika is just the tip of the iceberg. Scientists are cooking up all kinds of DNA changes to insects and animals that could benefit humanity.

David Ferry
Sep 9, 2016