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Global Warming Plays Havoc with Maple Syrup Season

The Adirondack Mountains in Upstate New York are blanketed with a forest that has been left largely untouched over the centuries. That forest is dense with sugar maple trees—the best kind from which to extract the sap that gets made into maple syrup--and long before Europeans settled on this continent, Native Americans established the process ...

Winters Are Warming in the Adirondacks

During each of the past two winters, I headed up to White Pine Camp in the Adirondacks, near Saranac Lake, in late February or early March. Each time, the lack of snow on the ground was impossible to ignore. It got me looking into how climate change is affecting the area... (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});  

7 Natural Wonders Newly at Risk Under a President Trump

Since Donald Trump became the president-elect last month, environmentalists have been scrambling to adjust to a new reality, with everything from the Paris Climate Agreement to The Clean Power Plan to the Clean Water Act of 1977 suddenly far from sure things going forward. Between Trump’s desire to roll back environmental regulations and his ...