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‘I’ll take the grackle’: Racing to save birds in Phoenix’s heat wave

A wildlife rehabilitation center in Phoenix has been a frenzy of activity during the record-breaking run of extreme temperatures.
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‘Going abroad cost me my health’: Nepal’s migrant workers coming home with chronic kidney disease

Men under 40 are coming home in need of dialysis, after working in intense heat with limited access to drinking water.

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Bill McKibben: A hotter planet takes another toll on human health

A new hypothesis about heat waves, redlining, and kidney stones.
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‘Virtually every child’ to face frequent heat waves by 2050, UNICEF says

‘Virtually every child’ to face frequent heat waves by 2050, UNICEF says

Climate change means children born in the future ‘are going to exist in the world in very different ways,’ one expert warned.

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India′s forgotten stray animals suffer under record heat waves

Millions of street animals are struggling to escape blistering temperatures and dehydration. The heat waves have already caused widespread damage across India.
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WATCH: Kenya′s drought hits children the hardest

The drought in Kenya threatens the survival of Turkana communities. Many children suffer from malnutrition and dehydration. NGOs call for increased funding for aid and a quick response to the humanitarian disaster.