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Arid America: a challenge to guarantee water for society and environment

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The secrets of the ocean

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The state of American lakes and lagoons

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From climate knowledge to action

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The importance of studying tropical dry forests

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Nitrogen management policies urgently needed

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Policy briefs of 4 CRN3 projects are now available in English and Spanish

Download them here to learn more about the important work of our research networks in the Americas.

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Population impact from tropical cyclones in the Eastern Pacific basin

Today, as one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean approaches Puerto Rico...

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Harvey and what science can anticipate to reduce vulnerability to extreme events

Tropical Storm Harvey strengthened into a hurricane over the Gulf of Mexico last week...

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The evolution of interdisciplinarity over 20 years of global change research by the IAI

Global change is pervasive, cutting across human and natural systems...

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Gains and losses

Tropical dry forests are vulnerable under global change.

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Tree rings point to drought as trigger of social conflict

Tree-ring widths of Polylepis tarapacana vary consistently with yearly rainfall on the Bolivian Altiplano.

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Pacific sea surface temperatures affect Andean snowpack and water supply to the semi-arid central Chile and Argentina

Pacific sea surface temperatures affect Andean snowpack and water supply to the semi-arid central Chile and Argentina

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Heat, Dust, and People

Geographic information systems reveal how health risks from....

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Chasing the winds

Potentially deadly errors in hurricane track prediction

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Warmer future, stronger hurricanes?

Caribbean hurricane history shows that medieval cyclone peaks rivaled current ones

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Food and floods

Shallow groundwater and agricultural land management in the Pampas

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Food from the deep

The Patagonia upwelling: ocean currents determine biological productivity

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Hurricanes and coastal zone vulnerability in Central America and the Caribbean

The month of November has been hit with news about Hurricane Tomas, which poured torrential rains over

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Melting the Ice – Receding glaciers in the American Cordillera

Investigators from IAI projects share key messages on their research on glaciers in the American Cordillera...

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Balancing CO2 in South America – IAI research backs regional approaches to climate change

IAI research backs regional approaches to climate change After Copenhagen...

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Sustainability strategies and sustainability research in Latin America

THE HERE-AND-NOW OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTING TO CHANGING SEASONALITY

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Strengthening adaptation capacities of coffee growers in Mesoamerica under global change

Hay aproximadamente 300,000 productores de café en Centroamérica y otros 280,000 en México, los cuales en su gran mayoría son...

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Biofuels, soil carbon balance and sustainability

The following is a brief summary of some critical issues in agricultural biofuel production...

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Groundwater use in agriculture risks aquifer over-exploitation

Managing water at the local level in Mexico to buffer against global change

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Dissemination brochure: Value and use of the ecosystems of Western Córdoba – Argentina

The objective of this dissemination booklet is to communicate, in a non-scientific language...

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