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Concurrent heat waves becoming more frequent

Multiple large heatwaves the size of Mongolia occurred at the same time nearly every day during the warm seasons of the 2010s across the Northern Hemisphere, according to a study led by WSU researchers.

Melting sea ice forces polar bears to travel farther for food

In recent years, polar bears in the Beaufort Sea have had to travel far outside of their traditional arctic hunting grounds which has contributed to an almost 30% decrease in their population.

Honoring 125 years of weather data collection

The National Weather Service presented a WSU‑run weather station in Clark County with an award recognizing a history of data collection that goes back well over a century.