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Global warming blamed for record-breaking weather worldwide, scientists say

(World) Record-breaking weather events, especially heat waves but also downpours and droughts, can be linked to man-made global warming, a new study says.

“Our results suggest that the world isn’t quite at the point where every record hot event has a detectable human fingerprint, but we are getting close,” said study lead author… 478 more words

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UNR Arboretum "Tree Talk" Series—April 25:

Charlie TruettnerTrees, Drought, and Climate Change in the American Southwest
Tuesday, April 25, 7:00 PM, William Raggio Building, Room 2003
Parking at UNR… 160 more words

Water Searchers

The final photos of my Azawak series will be of water searchers, to honor their courage and dignity as they travel, day in and day out, never losing hope to find their liquid treasure.  331 more words

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South Florida wildfire risks remain despite Sunday deluge

The Florida Forest Service is warning that Sunday’s deluge was not enough to alleviate the region’s wildfire risk.

Despite as much as 6 inches falling in some areas of Palm Beach County during the 24-hour period beginning Sunday at 7 a.m., it is one of 22 counties under a burn ban as 100 wildfires remain active statewide. 234 more words

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South Florida wildfire risks remain despite Sunday deluge

The Florida Forest Service is warning that Sunday’s deluge was not enough to alleviate the region’s wildfire risk.

Despite as much as 6 inches falling in some areas of Palm Beach County during the 24-hour period beginning Sunday at 7 a.m., it is one of 22 counties under a burn ban as 100 wildfires remain active statewide. 234 more words

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South Florida wildfire risks remain despite Sunday deluge

The Florida Forest Service is warning that Sunday’s deluge was not enough to alleviate the region’s wildfire risk.

Despite as much as 6 inches falling in some areas of Palm Beach County during the 24-hour period beginning Sunday at 7 a.m., it is one of 22 counties under a burn ban as 100 wildfires remain active statewide. 234 more words

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The Dry by Jane Harper

This is a #1 international bestseller.  I could not put this book down!  The author writes in beautiful, descriptive language and, at the same time, keeps socking the reader between the eyes with the revelations that unfold in this story of an investigation into a family murder in an outback country town in Australia – a town that seeps with anger, bitterness, violence, and oppressive heat.   81 more words

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