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IN PHOTOS: Hoar frost blankets Alberta trees... and dogs

From extreme cold to record-breaking heat, Alberta’s January weather has us all talking. Now this weekend, after a moderate cool down in humid conditions, a blanket of hoar frost has covered much of central and northern Alberta. 187 more words

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Fires contributed to Lavington air quality advisory

In early January high levels of fine particulate matter in the air triggered an air quality advisory in Lavington.

Cold temperatures were keeping air stagnant and stopping typical every day emissions from dissipating as quickly as they normally would, but the Ministry of Environment said there was also some unusual fire activity that may have played a role. 308 more words

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Self-Censoring, Fear, and the Environment

The problem is what Trump and his anti-environment goons will stop good people from doing.  1,039 more words

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The Most Beautiful Deserts in the World - Photos - Condé Nast Traveler

By definition, a desert is a region that receive about 10 inches of rain or less each year—but its greatest incarnations vary wildly, from Arctic freezes to ochre-colored dunes in Africa to sandy stretches blanketed by wildflowers. 21 more words

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global gag.

“The gag rule does wide-ranging damage to women’s health abroad…”  Read this piece from Vox for an overview of how the global gag rule impacts women around the world.