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The Amazon is burning. We should all care.

http://bangordailynews.com/2019/08/24/opinion/editorials/the-amazon-is-burning-we-should-all-care/The Amazon is burning. Although fires are common in the rainforest every summer, there are nearly twice as many blazes in Brazil this year compared to 2018. So far this year, nearly 73,000 fires have […]

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Brazil's Bolsonaro reverses on Amazon, announces plans to send armed forces to fight wildfires

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/458666-brazils-bolsonaro-reverses-on-amazon-announces-plans-to-send-armedBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reversed course Saturday, saying he plans to send the country’s military to fight raging wildfires in the Amazon.Bolsonaro authorized the troop deployment Saturday morning for the next month in a… Original Title: Brazil's […]

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When Temperatures Rise, So Do Health Problems

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/08/24/753511276/when-temperatures-rise-so-do-health-problems?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=healthHeatstroke tends to get the most attention during extreme heat waves. But other diseases are affected by high temperatures as well. (Image credit: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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Cyclone over Arctic Ocean – August 24, 2019

http://arctic-news.blogspot.com/2019/08/cyclone-over-arctic-ocean-august-24-2019.htmlAs illustrated by above map, Arctic heating is accelerating, with temperatures showing up in the Arctic that are up to 4.41°C hotter than the average global temperature during 1880-1920. The image below shows two plots. […]

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Migrating mule deer don’t need directions: study

https://phys.org/news/2019-08-migrating-mule-deer-dont.htmlHow do big-game animals know where to migrate across hundreds of miles of vast Wyoming landscapes year after year? Original Title: Migrating mule deer don’t need directions: study Full Text of the Original Article: https://phys.org/news/2019-08-migrating-mule-deer-dont.html