The planet is warming, and the waters are changing. Rising ocean temperatures have upended marine ecosystems. Drought and record-breaking heat are drying up the rivers where salmon hatch before migrating to the sea.
Oil companies like Chevron, Shell and Eni have made billions in profits in the vast Niger Delta region in the last decades. But now some are pulling out — and they are leaving utter ruin in their wake.
Wisconsin health and environmental regulators are expanding the list of waters where people should limit fish they eat within the Yahara Chain of Lakes in Dane and Rock counties due to elevated levels of so-called forever chemicals known as PFAS.