In two hours, more than 3 inches fell by Charleston’s medical district as streets turned into rapids. Have the floods gotten worse in recent years? “No doubt,” said one resident.
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Rainstorms flooded the Charleston area with a murky soup that likely contains unsafe levels of bacteria and viruses.
A new study shows that, in just a matter of weeks, the white-crowned sparrows’ songs recovered the acoustic quality of songs sung decades ago, when city life was less noisy.
Research published in Science may help explain why men are more likely than women to develop life-threatening COVID-19.
Between the end of North Carolina's eviction moratorium and the start of the federal government's, landlords in the state filed evictions against more than 18,000 tenants.
Abigail Echo-Hawk has been working for years with Indigenous people across the U.S. to collect data about their communities. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has given Echo-Hawk’s work even more urgency.
Yumira and her husband planned to travel from Miami to Caracas in March. But they felt sick and couldn't fly. Yumira went to the hospital. She lost consciousness and her memory.
While traditional and Indigenous populations use controlled fire in subsistence agriculture, a novel analysis shows that the recent increase in fire hotspots in the Amazon is related to expanding illegal deforestation.
A detailed analysis reveals the intrinsic relationship between fire and deforestation in the Amazon over the past two years.
As the pace of sea level rise accelerates and flooding becomes more frequent, marginalized communities are hit hardest.
Brazil's high death toll—along with its good medical infrastructure, vaccination expertise, and experience running clinical trials—have made the country an ideal place to put experimental COVID-19 vaccines to the test.
Climate change made Hurricane Dorian a monster that pummeled the Bahamas's Haitian minority. Human cruelty made its aftermath brutal. Both could have been prevented.