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Terry Tempest Williams: 47 days in extreme heat, and you begin to notice things
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Terry Tempest Williams: 47 days in extreme heat, and you begin to notice things

As the red rock desert broils us in beauty, will we have to leave?
Colorado River, Glen Canyon & Lake Powell silting

Dale Maharidge: The Colorado River is running dry, but nobody wants to talk about the mud

It’s time to drill holes in Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River and empty Lake Powell.
Colorado River water crisis

Daniel Rothberg: The coming crisis along the Colorado River

Overuse and climate change will mean sharp cuts in water use.
Daniel Griffin: Will these ancient trees survive a drying West?

Daniel Griffin: Will these ancient trees survive a drying West?

Deep within the trunks of an ancient grove of big-cone Douglas fir trees lie traces of a megadrought 450 years in the past. But signs of the worst drought these trees have ever seen can now be found just beneath their bark.
New Mexico’s largest wildfire was set by the government. What are victims owed?

New Mexico’s largest wildfire was set by the government. What are victims owed?

Two prescribed burns got out of control, becoming New Mexico’s largest recorded wildfire. But despite the backlash, experts say it’s necessary to thin forests in a region primed for destruction.
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It’s going to be dangerously hot for 100 million Americans

More than 95 million people from Southern California to western Pennsylvania and as far south as Florida are under an excessive heat warning or heat advisory, meteorologists said.

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