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New England slammed as powerful storm churns north

CNN reports on a winter storm hitting the northeastern United States as it makes its way north: New England faced an old enemy Tuesday: Mother Nature. She brought a blizzard with her, one that is hardly unprecedented for this often … Continue reading

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Pineapple Express to deliver ‘strongest storm since 2009′ to West Coast of the US

The Washington Post reports on a weather front building off the West coast of the US: A river of atmospheric moisture is setting up between the tropics in the Pacific Ocean and the West Coast of the United States, forecast … Continue reading

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Habitat loss, not poison, better explains grassland bird decline

This article on Eurekalert.org explains how loss of habitat, rather than pesticide use, is behind the decline of grassland birds worldwide: Last year, a pair of researchers linked the drop in the populations of grassland bird species, such as the … Continue reading

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