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Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

Parks and Other Recreation Areas

As Climate Change Fears Grow, a Real Fight Over Fake Turf

EAST ORANGE, N.J. — Residents near a small neighborhood park in New Jersey awoke early this month to the roaring sound of heavy machinery: A grassy field they had been begging officials to fix for years was finally getting a…

How Is Climate Change Altering Your Favorite Places?

One of my favorite places in the world is Pukaskwa, an obscure national park along the north shore of Lake Superior. My partner and I discovered it while driving across Canada years ago and have made the 12-hour drive from…

Fraser Island Fire Blamed on Campfire, Australian Official Say

MELBOURNE, Australia — Four people have been charged with unlawfully lighting a campfire that the authorities said sparked huge blazes on Fraser Island off the northeastern coast of Australia in October, ultimately razing more than 210,000 acres of the popular…

They’re Among the World’s Oldest Living Things. The Climate Crisis Is Killing Them.

Sequoia Crest, Calif. — Until a few years ago, about the only thing that killed an old-growth giant sequoia was old age. Not only are they the biggest of the world’s trees, by volume — the General Sherman Tree, considered…

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