Science & Environment

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National Park Service anniversary is bittersweet in face of growing perils

The service is waiving the entrance fee this month for all 408 of its national parks, monuments, and other protected sites, including iconic landmarks like the Grand Canyon.

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Idaho blackened by brushfire

The 104,000-acre Beaver Creek wildfire has been appropriately described as a "beast." What most of the media is not reporting is the disaster's tie to climate change.

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From California to Wisconsin, wildfire season has begun

Wisconsin, on May 14, saw its largest wildfire since 1980. Meanwhile, in California, another fire that began May 15 has blackened 3,800 acres.