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Dengue fever surges in Brazil, signals health risk for the Americas

In a significant health concern, Brazil faces a severe dengue fever outbreak, with the disease poised to spread throughout the Americas.

Stephanie Nolen reports for The New York Times.

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Dead fish are popping up along beaches on the Texas Gulf Coast, officials say. Here's why

This week, Texas beachgoers along the Gulf Coast may have observed a startling sight along the coastlines: possibly thousands of dead fish washed up on the sand.

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Brazilian Amazon at risk of being taken over by mafia, ex-police chief warns

Alexandre Saraiva gives alert on organised crime in region ahead of anniversary of killings of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira.

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Peru battles worst dengue outbreak as climate warms

Peru is taking extraordinary measures such as banning households from filling vases with water, as it battles its worst dengue outbreak on record, a crisis that experts have linked to increased rainfall and warmer temperatures as the climate changes.

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Uruguay, amid severe drought, adds saltwater to public drinking supply

The amount of sodium coming out of the tap is now more than twice the World Health Organization recommendation and 10 times normal levels.
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Alberta’s party leaders are ignoring the climate crisis while the region burns

On the zigzagging campaign trail of the province’s general election, neither party leader has confronted the realities of climate change and how it will likely dramatically reshape life in the Canadian prairies.

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Fighting fire with goats

Their superpower: Eating. Uncomplainingly and just about unceasingly, the goats reduce the vegetation that dries up in the summer, reducing fuel for the flames.
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