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Lake Powell, Second-Largest Reservoir in U.S., Hits Record Low as Megadrought Worsens

Amid the West’s dire megadrought, there’s more bad news on the water front. Lake Powell, a crucial reservoir on the Colorado River, has now hit…

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Water level in Utah’s Great Salt Lake hits historic low

• Level likely to drop further in coming months, official says • Millions of birds rely on lake as boats left high and dry The…

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The insect apocalypse: ‘Our world will grind to a halt without them’

Insects have declined by 75% in the past 50 years – and the consequences may soon be catastrophic. Biologist Dave Goulson reveals the vital services…

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‘The air is toxic’: how an idyllic California lake became a nightmare

The shrinking Salton Sea was once a tourist destination. Now it’s home to dangerous algal blooms, endless dust and noxious air Just to be safe,…

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This Butterfly May Have Been the First Insect Driven Extinct by U.S. Urbanization

Scientists say they’ve confirmed a decades-old suspicion about the loss of the Xerces blue butterfly in the U.S by the 1940s. Based on genetic analysis…

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PG&E burying 10,000 miles of power lines to lessen wildfire risk

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) on Wednesday announced plans to bury around 10,000 miles of power lines in an effort to reduce the risk of wildfires.The…

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‘I’ve seen 40 on one dive’: invasive lionfish threatens ecosystems in Med

A removal project aims to reduce numbers of the unwelcome arrival that has quickly become prevalent Non-native lionfish have become increasingly common in parts of…

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Factory farms pose an ‘existential threat’ for rural Wisconsin communities

The rural landscape in the US is changing drastically: The days of the independent family farm have given way to industrial agriculture and factory animal…

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Red Tide Has Killed at Least 791 Tons of Fish in Florida

Florida is fighting through an early and serious algae scourge. More than 790 tons of dead fish have washed up on beaches in Florida over…

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Oregon Bootleg Fire: Evacuations as largest US fire burns 300,000 acres

The Bootleg Fire has burned an area larger than New York City and forced thousands to evacuate. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-57890935 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Florida swamped by red tide – but is fertilizer plant spill making it worse?

Dolphins, manatees and 800 tons of dead fish are piling up on the state’s shorelines in one of the worst algal blooms in years Piles…

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Smoke Plume From Western Wildfires Stretches 2,600 Miles to Greenland

Satellite images show that smoke has traveled thousands of miles from fires burning in the Pacific Northwest and California to reach the skies of Greenland….

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Maine shifting recycling costs to companies

Maine Gov. Janet Mills (D) has signed into law legislation to make the state the first in the country to shift recycling costs from taxpayers to…

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Ikea likely sold furniture linked to illegal logging in forests crucial to world climate: report

The report criticized an international green organization that gave its seal of approval to a Russian logging firm with a record of flouting forestry laws….

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17-million-gallon sewage spill closes miles of beaches in California

About four miles of beaches from El Segundo to the southern end of Playa del Rey were closed indefinitely while officials conducted tests on the…

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Hundreds of syringes found washed up on New Jersey beaches

Beach patrollers discovered hundreds of syringes washed up on the beaches of the Jersey Shore over the weekend, causing numerous safety closures on Sunday following…

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Florida breaks manatee death record in first six months of 2021

Wildlife authorities say the unprecedented number of deaths was primarily caused by starvation. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-57802165 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Trouble in Alaska? Massive oil pipeline is threatened by thawing permafrost

The slope of permafrost where an 810-foot section of the pipeline is secured has started to shift as it thaws, causing braces holding up the…

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A New Dangerous Heat Wave Is Coming for the West (Yes, Another One)

The West Coast can’t catch a break from dangerous and extreme heat. A new heatwave is set to hit the region this weekend. The Northwest…

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Ban Mansions

Individual choices about consumption won’t solve the climate crisis alone. But for the richest among us, some forms of polluting pleasure are going to have…

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Maine prohibiting offshore wind projects in state waters

New offshore wind projects will be prohibited from Maine state waters reserved for recreation and fishing under a new measure signed into law Wednesday by…

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Five Asian countries account for 80% of new coal power investment

China, India, Indonesia, Japan and Vietnam plan to build more than 600 coal power units Five Asian countries are jeopardising global climate ambitions by investing…

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