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07/26/2021 - Pollution turns Argentina lagoon bright pink



A lagoon in Argentina's southern Patagonia region has turned bright pink in a striking, but frightful phenomenon experts and activists blame on pollution by a chemical used to preserve prawns for export.

07/26/2021 - Inside the Flint water crisis cover-up



Phones belonging to top state health department officials were found with no text messages from January 2014 to October 2015.

07/26/2021 - Parts of Pennsylvania got hazy because of intense western wildfires. It could happen more often



As climate change creates conditions that lead to more intense wildfires, Pennsylvania could see more pollution from them.

07/26/2021 - India monsoon death toll rises as search for missing continues



The country's western coast has been inundated by torrential rains since Thursday, with the India Meteorological Department warning of further downpours over the next few days.

07/26/2021 - U.S. power sector sees biggest one-year drop in emissions in more than two decades



U.S. power sector emissions dropped 10 percent between 2019 and 2020, owing to greater energy efficiency, less reliance on coal, and the coronavirus pandemic suppressing demand for electricity, according to a new report.

07/26/2021 - 'We're going to see more' wildfires, Oregon governor warns



Gov. Kate Brown discussed the Bootleg Wildfire in the context of climate change.

07/26/2021 - Californians tired of doing their part during triple-digit heat



There is a growing sense that the state is creating Flex Alert fatigue by making the asks too frequently, on days when easing air conditioner usage is most uncomfortable.

07/26/2021 - Rock climbing is getting more popular—and that concerns conservationists



With its Olympics debut, the once niche sport is highlighting the environmental impacts from an essential tool—climbing chalk.

07/26/2021 - Can a new way to measure tropical rainforest vulnerability help save them?



A team of top scientists, brought together by the National Geographic Society, built an index to detect which forests need urgent help.

07/26/2021 - Are Canadian uranium workers still more likely to die from lung cancer?



A study by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission is examining health data from 80,000 people who have worked in Canada’s uranium mines, mills and processing and fabrication facilities.