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About 600 wildfires have burned a million acres in California in a week.

Grace Hauck and Joel Shannon USA TODAY Published 10:23 PM EDT Aug 22, 2020 Hundreds of wildfires are burning in California, nearly one million acres have been torched in a week, and more critical fire weather conditions are being forecast for the region. Lightning may soon set even more blazes. Since thousands of lightning strikes began […]

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More gray whales wash up dead on west coast beaches during northern migration

Tom Banse  Oregon Public Broadcasting Published 11:47 AM EDT Apr 26, 2019 An unusually large number of gray whales are washing up dead on their northbound migration past the Oregon and Washington coasts this year. The peak stranding time for gray whales in the Pacific Northwest is normally April, May and June. But the federal agency NOAA […]

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Strange-looking Alien like fish washed up on a California beach. Scientists say it’s a first!

By Christina Zdanowicz, CNN Updated 2346 GMT (0746 HKT) February 28, 2019 This hoodwinker sunfish washed up on a California beach, far from where it’s usually seen. (CNN)This is the extraordinary tale of how a massive, strange-looking fish wound up on a beach on the other side of the world from where it lives. The seven-foot […]