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Nation Aug 21

Paralympic Athletes Go for Gold in ‘Medal Quest’

The Olympics are over but there's another huge sporting event that will also soon start in London. 4,000 athletes from 150 countries will compete at the London Paralympic Games, which open on August 29. Our partners at WGBH have been…

Science Aug 16

Coping with Climate Change: Michigan’s Sour Season

Northwestern Michigan calls itself the Cherry Capital of the World and supplies most of the country's tart cherries. That wasn't possible in 2012 and may become increasingly harder. We follow the cherry from field to pie to learn about the…

Science Aug 16

A Sour Season for Michigan’s Cherry Farmers

Northwestern Michigan calls itself the Cherry Capital of the World and supplies most of the country's tart cherries. But the state experienced a huge crop loss in 2012. We follow the cherry from field to pie to learn about the…

Science Jul 19

Climate Change Strikes Especially Hard Blow to Native Americans

// On Thursday's NewsHour, NewsHour correspondent Hari Sreenivasan moderated a panel discussion on how Native American tribes are coping with climate change. The panel included four native leaders representing their communities at the First Stewards symposium: Jeff Mears…

Science Jul 16

Coping with Climate Change: Washington’s Tribes

Washington's Quileute tribe, thrust into the spotlight by the "Twilight" series,' has been struggling to reclaim land threatened by floods and sea level rise. Together with KCTS9 and EarthFix, NewsHour visited the tribe to hear their story.

Science Jun 05

Louisiana Fishermen Pioneer Floating Architecture

// Raccourci Old River is known as one of the best fishing spots in Point-Coupee Parish, Louisiana. This community of more than 400 homes draws flocks of fishermen who spend days on the water and docks reeling in crappie, bluegill,…

Science May 28

Floating Architecture: Preparing for a Life on Water

As the climate continues to change, scientists are predicting more precipitation, flooding and rising seas across the globe. In response, there is a growing movement in architecture and design to create homes and other buildings that would allow people to…

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