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Wildfire Season Is Projected to Be Bad This Year. Here’s How to Prepare

Bigger, more devastating fires are now a reality of California life
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These Maps Track Every Wildfire Burning Around L.A.

Hot, dry conditions mean a small spark could quickly become a dangerous blaze
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Environmentalists Grapple with the Racist History of John Muir

The Sierra Club attempts to address the ”deeply harmful” elements of its co-founder’s legacy
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National Parks Are Suddenly Flooded with Wildlife. What Happens When Humans Return?

Bears, deer, and other animals are out in numbers not seen in generations
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What the Hell Is that Terrible Smell?

A stink is coming from the sea and people have reported smelling it all the way in West Hollywood
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The Pandemic Has Had Environmental Upsides, but Will They Be Short-Lived?

There's good news and bad news for the planet this Earth Day
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How to Get Through a Heat Wave During Quarantine

L.A. is expecting "very warm conditions" this week. What can you do when all the normal ways to cool off are closed?
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As Many Stay Home, L.A.’s Air Quality Is Better Than It’s Been in Decades

Even when city life resumes post-pandemic, one expert hopes telecommuting is here to stay
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Trump’s EPA Has Slashed Obama Era Pollution Standards for New Cars

As the world grapples with a respiratory illness, the administration lowers air pollution regulations for automakers
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Jane Fonda and Norman Lear Join Activists in Occupying Oil Company Offices in DTLA

The action follows the first Fire Drill Friday rally in L.A.