It's about 8,800 miles from Cape Town, South Africa, to Minnesota. But climate changes in sensitive areas can have a much wider impact.
Matt Brown, the Nature Conservancy's regional managing director for Africa, gives us an update on his work across the Atlantic.
Then, a Climate Story from Shannon Mortensen of Warren, Minn.
Hear all this week's Climate Cast on the audio player above.
Correction (Nov. 9, 2018): The distance between Cape Town and Minnesota was incorrect in an earlier version of this story. The copy and audio have been fixed.