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Invasive species of fish and mussels have been driving a deadly surge in avian botulism in the Great Lakes for the past 15 years, killing an estimated 80,000 birds.
Mental-health advocates argue that the current system for assisting the mentally ill revolves around points of crises, where programs that try and get ahead problems are few and far between.
Melanie Antweiler heard the news when her alarm-clock radio went off Tuesday morning.
From 1970s exiles to post-Pinochet immigrants, Chileans remember their roots.
As immigrants build lives locally, they dream of an independent homeland.
Across North America, institutionalized care for the mentally ill has been replaced by a combination of effective drug treatments and services provided in communities. For most people, that's worked out very well. But a specific group of at-risk individuals is slipping through the cracks, Vancouver police and health professionals providers warn.
Vancouver school board trustee Ken Denike says classrooms have to open soon, especially if the province and striking teachers can’t sort out their issues more than two weeks into the new school year.
Carbon from greenhouse-gas emissions has steadily turned seawater more acidic, disrupting organisms like mussels, which are accustomed to the slightly alkaline waters of the past 20 million years.
Stephen Lewis, former UN special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, says the impact of the disease will be felt for generations.