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How did the wildfires start in Canada? A look at what’s fueling the fires that have blanketed the East Coast in smoke

Over the past six weeks, massive wildfires have swept across Canada prompting mass evacuations and burning more than 3.3 million acres of land, larger than the state of Maryland. While Canada’s fire season runs from May to October, such destruction early in the season is rare. A month later, Canada is on track to have… Read More »

Why climate change is fueling the increase in mosquito numbers in NC

They’re as much a part of summer in Southeast North Carolina as the sun, sand, and surf. But the buzz generated by these kids isn’t one that anyone really appreciates, and a new study shows that North Carolina’s warm climate fueled by climate change is creating better living conditions for the region’s bloodsucking residents. A… Read More »