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Colorado River stakeholders to face tribal rights, environmental protection and climate change

Talks to revise water-use agreements are set to begin later this year as river flows shrink. The fate of the humpback chub helps explain the challenge.
www.nytimes.com

Japan’s deadly combination: Climate change and an aging society

Record-breaking rains this week in the country’s southernmost main island, which have killed 62, have shown the vulnerability of people living in nursing homes.
www.pnas.org

How air pollution threatens brain health

Long thought to primarily harm the lungs and cardiovascular system, air pollution is now catching the attention of neuroscientists and toxicologists.

www.dailytrust.com.ng

‘If COVID-19 meets oil pollution, we are finished’

The People of Brass Kingdom in Bayelsa State are worried that 48 years of oil pollution might cause serious health hazards that could be mistaken for COVID-19 and are now locked in a tussle with an oil company to save their lives and their communities.

www.bloomberg.com

How to tell if you live in the suburbs

The U.S. hasn’t had a formal definition for what constitutes a suburb. A new data analysis comes closer to defining America’s most popular neighborhood type. 
www.theguardian.com

Children who drink water from private wells at higher risk of lead exposure

New research shows lead exposure worse for poor and black American children and highlights risk from contaminants in unregulated private wells.

theconversation.com

Climate crisis causing families to shun farmers for arranged marriages

Climate shocks and changing weather mean that farmers' incomes are leading to a marriage crisis along coastal regions of southern India.

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