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WASHINGTON | Under the sea, marine heat waves can wreak havoc on wildlife

WASHINGTON  — Even the seas are seeing heat waves. A new study finds the number of “marine heat waves” roughly doubled between 1982 and 2016. Scientists say such events will likely become more common and intense as the planet warms. Prolonged periods of extreme heat in the oceans can damage kelp forests and coral reefs, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Under the sea, marine heat waves can wreak havoc on wildlife

Fresno News: Cooling Centers to Open This Weekend Around Fresno California

FRESNO, CA – The National Weather Service in Hanford expects temperatures to be at, or above, 105°F in Fresno for Saturday, June 23, 2018, and Sunday, June 24, 2018.  As a result, the City of Fresno Parks, After School, Recreation and Community Services (PARCS) Department will open its cooling centers for those days. Cooling centers … Continue reading Fresno News: Cooling Centers to Open This Weekend Around Fresno California