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Recent articles by Julia:

28 whales, 3 dolphins euthanized after mass stranding in New Zealand

One hundred marine mammals have died after a mass stranding on a remote beach in New Zealand. → Read More

Health care workers speak out as COVID-19 cases surge

Healthcare workers across the country are pleading with the public to follow COVID-19 guidelines as they struggle to keep up with the overflow of patients. → Read More

Amount of materials extracted from Earth tripled since 1970, UN report finds

More than 38 billion tons of material were extracted from Earth in 2017 for trade, a figure that shows how much the demand for raw resources has increased. → Read More

More than 1 million people traveled by plane in the US in one day, despite CDC COVID-19 guidelines

More Americans are boarding planes despite warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to avoid traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday. → Read More

Marine animals are swallowing and becoming entangled in plastic at alarming rates, report finds

A new report details the grim circumstances facing marine animals as millions of pounds of plastic continue to make their way into the oceans every year. → Read More

Search on for 'dangerous' person of interest nicknamed 'Psycho' after remains of 3 people found

Colorado authorities are searching for a "dangerous" person of interest after finding the remains of three victims on two properties near each other. → Read More

New York City funeral home that stored dozens of bodies in rental trucks shut down

The New York City funeral home that was caught storing dozens of bodies in rental trucks has been shut down by the state. → Read More

Greenland's largest glaciers could lose more ice than previously predicted if emissions continue as 'business as usual'

A new study explores how Greenland's glaciers could lose more ice than previously predicted. → Read More

Philadelphia officials announce new, stricter COVID-19 restrictions through 2021

City officials in Philadelphia have announced a series of new measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as the number of cases continues to rise. → Read More

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee announces new restrictions amid 'third wave' of COVID-19 cases

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has announced new restrictions as record-breaking infection rates continue to plague the state. → Read More

'Racial' texts, social media posts read at hearing for suspects in Ahmaud Arbery killing

A Georgia judge heard arguments Thursday to release two suspects in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who was shot and killed while jogging in February. → Read More

Hospital ICUs running out of space due to COVID-19 surges across the country

Hospitals around the country are running out of beds in their intensive care units due to the uptick in COVID-19 cases. → Read More

Scientists discover new monkey species in Myanmar

Scientists have discovered a new species of monkeys in central Myanmar with the help of a 100-year-old tissue sample held at London's National History Museum. → Read More

Veterans, Gold Star families now get free admission to national parks

Veterans and Gold Star families have been given free admission to the national parks. The new program went into effect on Veterans Day. → Read More

Climate change slows weakening of North Atlantic hurricanes once they make landfall

Climate change is slowing the weakening of hurricanes after they make landfall. → Read More

3 Baton Rouge officers placed on leave after LSU football player Koy Moore alleges he was 'violated'

Three Baton Rouge Police officers have been placed on administrative leave after a Louisiana State University football player alleged that he was "violated." → Read More

Philadelphia health officials urge post-election partiers to get COVID-19 tests

Health officials in Philadelphia are urging people who took to the streets to celebrate Joe Biden's apparent win to get tested for COVID-19. → Read More

Voters pass dozens of environmental ballot measures across the country

Voters across the United States approved more than two dozen environmental ballot measures aimed at conserving land and water. → Read More

This is how many states count votes received after Election Day

Laws in 21 U.S. states permit mail-in votes received after Election Day to still be counted toward the final total. → Read More

Emissions from food production endangering goals of Paris Agreement, researchers say

Global food production is a major contributor to the collective release of greenhouse gas emissions and plays a major role in the threat to the climate fight. → Read More