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dried up swimming hole in Australia

WARMING WORLD  Extremely hot weather — like the drought that dried up this swimming hole in Australia — and pounding rainfall are on the rise thanks in large part to human-caused climate change.

Yellowstone's magma reservoir

HOT STUFF   Scientists have spotted a massive magma reservoir buried deep inside the Yellowstone supervolcano, connecting the mantle plume that fuels the volcanic system to a smaller magma chamber closer to the surface.

Honeybee on oilseed rape flower

WORKER SAFETY  Two new studies renew questions about the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides on honeybees (one shown on an oilseed rape flower) as well as wild pollinators.

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