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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul authorizes release of 191 detainees amid 'humanitarian crisis' at Rikers Island

Rikers houses more than 6000 people. Ross MacDonald is the chief medical officer of New York City's Correctional Health Services. He said that he had
First full survey of Peru and Chile’s threatened fog island ecosystems
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First full survey of Peru and Chile’s threatened fog island ecosystems

A fog oasis in the Peru coast desert Photograph by Hudson Yonjoy 2016, Peru Fog oases are green spaces that can be found along the Chilean and
Study of voles on Arctic island advances knowledge of small-mammal population dynamics
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Study of voles on Arctic island advances knowledge of small-mammal population dynamics

An East European vole on Spitzbergen island. These animals were introduced to Svalbard islands in the last few decades. Their presence gives
Netflix's eerie 'Midnight Mass' trailer sees frightening omens in a small island community
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Netflix's eerie 'Midnight Mass' trailer sees frightening omens in a small island community

Are you missing the chilling Netflix series like The Haunting of Hill House or The Haunting of Bly Manor that offer eerie chills? It's great news!
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United Island Hopper with Excursionist Perk

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A 22-acre Scottish island is on sale for $70,000, and it's filled with wildlife and completely vacant of people

The Isle of Crn Deas. Goldcrest Land and Forestry Group The Isle of Crn Deas, on the west coast of Scotland, is available for sale at $68,900
New Orleans Was Already a 'Heat Island.' Then Ida Cut the Power
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New Orleans Was Already a 'Heat Island.' Then Ida Cut the Power

Sunday's hurricane Ida, which was stronger than 2020's Hurricane Laura, made landfall in Louisiana. The electrical infrastructure was destroyed by
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The best wildlife photos of 2021 capture a rare Iberian lynx, a snake strangling a gecko, and a lion dripping with blood

The London Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the year contest celebrates the fragility and diversity of life. The contest attracted
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The best wildlife photos of 2021 capture a rare Iberian lynx, a snake strangling a gecko, and a lion dripping with blood

Sergio Marijun/Wildlife Photographer Award The London Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the year contest celebrates the fragility and
These Researchers May Have Just Found The Planet's Northernmost Island
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These Researchers May Have Just Found The Planet's Northernmost Island

These Researchers Might Just Have Found The Planet's Northernmost Island Enlarge this image toggle caption Morten Rasch via AP Morten Rasch via AP