Adaptation

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Animals May Evolve Bigger Brains to Handle City Life

A new study illustrates how species adapt when humans alter the environment.

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The Grim Political Odds Facing the Bloomberg Climate Change Plan

No mayor can get a project this ambitious done on his own, and that's a huge problem for everyone.

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How City Living Changes the Biological Clocks of Birds

Not only do they get less sleep, they also have more disrupted circadian rhythms.

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9 Steps Cities Must Take to Dramatically Cut Carbon Emissions

A very long, very bold to-do list for the next 20 years.

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These Scary Maps Explain What Sea Level Rise Will Mean in Boston

Today's 100-year storm surge could be tomorrow's high tide.

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Why New York's Sandy Commission Recommendations Matter

Climate adaptation policy remains pretty untested.

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5 Ideas That Could Have Prevented Flooding in New York

It's time to start seriously planning for climate change in the city.

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Flexibility Is Key in Retrofitting Suburbs

Designing adaptability will help suburban areas meet residents' needs over the long term.