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Pacific Northwest implements new strategy to help trees impacted by climate

Native trees in the Pacific Northwest are facing challenges that require the use of climate adaptation strategies known as “assisted migration.” The concept of assisted migration involves humans helping trees migrate to more suitable ecosystems at a faster pace than they would naturally migrate. Concerns about negative impacts include disruption of food webs, as insects […]

6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Kills over 120 in Northwest China

The Chinese Communist Party has recorded 127 people killed and hundreds injured in a series of earthquakes in northern Gansu province, the largest of which was magnitude 6.2, as of press time on Tuesday. Already the death toll is China's worst earthquake since 2010, and the death toll is expected to rise further, with several […]

US Park Police officer injured in Northwest DC shooting

A uniformed U.S. Park Police officer was involved in a shooting at 12th and M streets in northwest D.C. Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. D.C. Fire and Emergency Services spokesman Vito Maggiolo said the call came in that two people had been shot around 2:30 p.m. A U.S. Park Police officer was injured in a shooting […]

Biden admin OKs major Pacific Northwest gas pipeline in blow to environmentalists, Dems

The United States’ top energy regulator has authorized a major energy developer to proceed with a natural gas expansion project in the Pacific Northwest. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Thursday issued a certificate for the so-called Gas Transmission Northwest XPress Project (GTNXP). The project will upgrade three existing compressor stations and increase the […]

27 dead in northwest Congo after boat capsizes

At least 27 people have died and more than 70 are missing after a boat capsized in northwestern Congo, a government official said Saturday, as rescuers searched frantically for survivors. The locally-built boat capsized late Friday in the city of Mbandaka in Equateur province while transporting more than 100 passengers along the Congo River to […]

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