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El Nino Could Be Responsible for More Fires in the Amazon This Year

El Nino has been blamed for extreme weather in the past, and it may soon be linked to intense wildfires in the Amazon. The 2016 seasonal fire forecast from scientists at NASA and the University of California, Irvine, indicates that El Nino conditions could lead to drier weather in the Amazon. In fact, it’s en …

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It’s Not Just You: June 2015 Was Really the Hottest June in History

It’s been a brutal summer, temperature-wise, and now we have the numbers to prove it. Specifically, June 2015 was deemed the hottest month in history — or at least since records have been kept. This was concluded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Japan Meteorological Agency. Additionally, the past 12 months leading up …

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