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The Horn Of Africa Is Rapidly Drying Due To Climate Change
International Business Times, October 09

The already arid countries of Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia are becoming even drier at an unusually fast pace, threatening to deepen drought, famine and instability, a new study by Lamont-Doherty's Peter DeMenocal and former post-doc Jessica Tierney finds.
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Scientists Predict Drier Horn Of Africa As Climate Warms
Reuters, October 09

The Horn of Africa is becoming drier in step with global warming, researchers said on Friday, contradicting some climate models predicting rainier weather patterns in politically challenged region. Cites research by Lamont's Peter DeMenocal and former post-doc Jessica Tierney.
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American Graduate Day: Glaciologist Robin Bell
Wnet, October 09

Lamont-Doherty's Robin Bell talks with WNET for American Graduate Day about her work on glaciers, the IcePod project and what inspired her to become a scientist.
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The Tsunami That Engulfed An Island
Bbc, October 07

About 73,000 years ago a volcano collapsed. Its force generated a wave that engulfed an island over 30 miles away. Cites research by Lamont-Doherty's Ricardo Ramalho and Gisela Winckler.
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Uptick In Huge Wildfires Tied To Warming
Discovery, October 05

Catastrophic wildfires in the West are burning land more violently and more frequently in recent years than at any point on record. Lamont-Doherty's Park Williams explains how this year’s big fires have corresponded with higher temperatures.