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Stories from climate:

Professor Belk on a boat talking to students

BYU biology students get their hands dirty with an inspiring field experience in Alaska. 

If you think the 1930s drought that caused The Dust Bowl was rough, new research looking at tree rings in the Rocky Mountains has news for you: Things can get much worse in the West. 

A new study published in Nature Climate Change by researchers at BYU, Duke and the USDA, finds that the interaction between plants and soils controls how ecosystems respond to rising levels of CO2 in the atmosphere.

A new study by BYU geologist Summer Rupper pieces together the chain of events surrounding the unexpected glacial growth in the Himalayas in spite of rapidly rising temperatures 9,000 years ago.