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Climate Change Causes City Trees to Struggle

Life in a city can be especially hard for a tree. Buildings, pollution, poor soil, insects, and even car crashes can add to tree loss. Now, the warming climate is making a tree’s life even harder. Between 2016 and 2021, a report from the city of Seattle in Washington state said the city lost about 255 hectares…

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US Says Climate Change Is Threatening Emperor Penguins

The U.S. wildlife agency says Antarctica’s emperor penguins are now threatened because of the effects of climate change. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently issued a warning that the species is in danger of disappearing, or becoming extinct, if steps are not taken to protect it. The declaration officially calls for protections of emperor penguins under…

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Musk Takes over Twitter, What’s Next?

Elon Musk has taken ownership of Twitter. Musk immediately removed the company’s top leaders. But no one knows exactly what the billionaire businessman will do with the social media service. “The bird is freed,” Musk wrote on Twitter after he completed his $44 billion takeover of the company on Thursday. He was making note of…

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Study: Russia Leads Worldwide Drop in Internet Freedom

A study has found that Russian information restrictions led a worldwide drop in internet freedom across the world during the past year. The research was carried out by Freedom House. The nonprofit organization is largely financed by U.S. government agencies. Freedom House released the results on Tuesday. On its website, Freedom House said it seeks to publicize…

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