Climate change, West Nile, and the Smokey Bear Effect – oh my!
- I heart NYC: New York’s City Council added climate change panels to advise the city on threats of global warming. (Green)
- 40 percent of the food in the U.S. — that’s almost half — gets tossed in the trash. (Grist)
- West Nile Outbreak: is climate change (yet again) to blame? (Scientific American)
- Ever heard of the Smokey Bear Effect? That bear may be responsible for the new norm: raging wildfires. (NPR)
- Salmon enter Olympic National Park for the first time after a dam is removed. (National Geographic)
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