In 2020, California saw more acres burned than any other year on record– and more than the past three years combined. Despite making headlines, gender reveal parties aren’t the main culprit. Learn how climate change is exacerbating the devastating fires in the Golden State.
Climate change spurs California’s worst year of wildfires in recorded history
By Russell Reinap
Acres burned in California wildfires have shown an increasing trend over the past decade. 2020 had double the acres burned of any previous year over the past decade. 2021 is already over halfway to equaling 2020’s numbers, and it’s only mid-September.
Lithium Nevada has proposed a pit mine on the ancestral lands of the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone tribes. The land is currently controlled by the Bureau of Land Management.
The Chytrid Fungus Is Killing Amphibians All Over The World. UNR Biologist Jamie Voyles Wants To Change That
It now appears that some endangered frogs are able to survive the deadly disease. Dr. Jamie Voyles is trying to understand how some species fight to the fungus, while others are killed.