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Major cities most at risk of rising sea levels

Climate change will not wait for administrative reform.

50 endangered species that only live in the Amazon Rainforest

The 2019 fires in the Amazon rainforest threaten one-tenth of the known species on Earth. Stacker used the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List to highlight 50 endangered species from this region that have been put at risk by this summer’s crisis.

States with the fastest growing clean energy production

While other countries are adopting carbon taxes and building fleets of electric buses, the U.S. is mired in political turmoil and led by a president who denies the urgent reality of climate change. For now, most clean energy developments happen on the state and local level.

American plants that have gone extinct

The world is facing an extinction crisis, and it has ramifications for our backyards. Stacker used a database of extinct plants published in Nature this past June (Humphreys et al. 2019) to develop a list of 21 plants that were lost to science here in America.

America's most common ticks and how to identify them

Stacker has compiled information and photos from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help you identify the ten tick species which pose the greatest threats to Americans this summer.

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