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California wildfire puts 1,300 homes at risk as Santa Ana winds whip flames

Approximately 4,000 residents were evacuated from the southeast of Los Angeles due to the uncontained nature of the fire. Emergency officials in Southern California report that a wildfire that broke out overnight spread to 2,200 acres. Monday about 1:30 p.m., the Highland Fire broke out in Aguanga, a small community in the rural, hilly region […]

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Climate change is killing more elephants than poaching, Kenyan officials say

Illegal ivory poaching once posed a significant threat to Kenya’s elephants. But now the giants of the animal kingdom are facing an even bigger risk: climate change. As Kenya battles its worst drought in four decades, the crisis is killing 20 times more elephants than poaching, according to officials. They cite desiccated carcasses found in

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