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A Single Fire Killed At Least 10% Of The World's Giant Sequoias, Study Says
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That equates to 10% to 14% of the world's mature giant sequoia population, the newspaper said. 1
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These trees have lived for thousands of years. 1
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"One-hundred years of fire suppression, combined with climate change-driven hotter droughts, have changed how fires burn in the southern Sierra and that change has been very bad for sequoia," Brigham said. 1
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GME and AMC stock surge may impact crypto meme coins, BTC not so much?
This year, stocks like the movie theater chain AMC Entertainment and video game retailer GameStop (GME) have been the vehicle for individual retail traders to show their dissent against the so-called "free market."
Reopening Isn't Enough -- Child Care System Must Be Transformed, Providers Say
When working parents across the U.S. were sheltering at home during the pandemic, Lucrece Lester had already been working from home - running a small daycare business out of her house in Contra Costa, California.
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A National Strike Has Reignited in Colombia -- and Is Winning Some Victories
Since April 28, people in Colombia's cities and towns have engaged in an ongoing national strike, el paro nacional.
Today at Apple Youth Program sparks the creative energy of New York City artists - 9to5Mac
This spring, New York City youth from Brooklyn to The Bronx came together online to build creative projects, learn new skills from leading artists, and discover a passion for creative storytelling.