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Insect collapse: ‘We are destroying our life support systems’

Published: 
Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:07pm

Scientist Brad Lister returned to Puerto Rican rainforest after 35 years to find 98% of ground insects had vanished

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Catastrophic fires are a reckoning for Californians and their ‘new normal.’ Has the state reached a tipping point?

Published: 
Thu, 01/03/2019 - 1:49pm

In 1860, a young botanist raised in New York and schooled in Connecticut found himself on the payroll of the newly formed California Division of Mines and Geology. His job: Roam the vast, new state, taking samples and observations of plants and animals.