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The Murder Hornet Hunters of Paris

Thus, the brothers Bize won the municipal contract for wasp control in Paris. In two vans, they zigzagged to calls to nix nests citywide, one working the Left Bank while the other worked the Right Bank, as Gregory’s wife, Léa, acted as dispatcher. Spring. Summer. Fall. The city paid handsomely, but the caseload was gruesome. […]

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COVID-19 lockdowns averted tens of thousands of premature deaths related to air pollution, study finds — ScienceDaily

Lockdowns initiated to curb the spread of the coronavirus in China and Europe at the beginning of the pandemic improved air quality, averting tens of thousands of deaths in regions where air pollution has a significant impact on mortality, a new study shows. According to research published in The Lancet Planetary Health, scientists at the […]

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Hurricane Epsilon Is a Category 2 Storm

Hurricane Epsilon, now with wind speeds that make it a strong Category 2 storm, continued to swirl toward Bermuda on Thursday morning as the National Hurricane Center said the storm had made a “wobbly” turn toward the northwest. The storm, the 10th hurricane of an extremely active Atlantic season, was about 260 miles east southeast […]

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