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How-to guide for sheltering pets during extreme weather events

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Thousands of evacuees sought refuge in Houston’s convention center during Hurricane Harvey, but their pets were not allowed in with them. New emergency service groups and animal shelters in Houston are taking a step to include animals and pets in disaster planning. Continue reading

Is climate change to blame for extreme weather?

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July was recorded as the planet’s hottest month since records began more than 100 years ago, prompting some to question the influence of climate change will have on weather. Continue reading

Thousands await relief in Ecuador following destructive earthquake

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A 7.8 magnitude earthquake has been blamed for at least 350 deaths after striking the northern coast of Ecuador Saturday. Continue reading

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