Julia Jacobo, ABC News

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Recent articles by Julia:

Wildfire smoke map: Which US cities, states are being impacted by Canadian wildfires

Wildfires burning in Canada are continuing to create poor air quality conditions in the U.S. as the smoke makes its way south. → Read More

Yellowstone visitors are getting so comfortable with approaching wildlife that park officials are asking them to stop

Several events in recent weeks at Yellowstone National Park have led to the endangerment of both humans and wildlife, as well as the death of wildlife. → Read More

Homo naledi had a brain one-third the size of humans but displayed intelligence far beyond, according to new discovery

Bigger brains may not equate to higher intelligence after all, according to a remarkable study about the most recently discovered early hominin. → Read More

Body of Branden Colvin found inside collapsed Iowa building; 2 remain missing

The body of one of the missing residents still thought to be inside of a partially collapsed apartment building in Iowa has been found, officials told ABC News. → Read More

More than a dozen migrants transported to California via private plane, state officials say

More than a dozen migrants were dropped off on the doorstep of a California church after being transported to the state via private plane, according to state officials. → Read More

Sherpa carries struggling climber thousands of feet down Mount Everest in rare high-altitude rescue

A sherpa guide saved the life of a climber struggling on Mount Everest's "death zone" in a rare high altitude rescue. → Read More

Wildfires in eastern Canada affecting air quality in major US cities

Wildfires burning in Canada are continuing to create hazardous air quality conditions in several states in the northern U.S. → Read More

Mystery behind bright green water in Venice Canal solved, officials say

Environmental officials in Italy have solved the mystery of what turned the waterways in the historic Venice Canal a bright shade of green. → Read More

State Farm will no longer accept applications for homeowners insurance in California, citing wildfire risk

One of the largest and most reputable insurance agencies in the company will no longer be accepting applications for home and business insurance in California. → Read More

Montana’s new law banning climate impact reviews sparks backlash from environmental experts

The move comes in a state is known for its outdoor recreation and vast landscapes. → Read More

Meteorologists predict 'near-normal' season for 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season, NOAA says

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a near-normal hurricane season for 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season. → Read More

How tiger conservation in India may be helping to mitigate climate change

The tiger conservation efforts in Asia have been so successful that they had an unintended -- and equally beneficial -- consequence. → Read More

Snowpack in the West is melting rapidly. Where will all that extra water go?

It's getting hot out West -- and those scorching temperatures are rapidly thawing incredible amounts of snowpack in the mountains. → Read More

States dependent on Colorado River required to conserve unprecedented amount of water in deal

The Biden administration has reached a landmark deal with states dependent on the Colorado River to conserve water amid the decadeslong drought. → Read More

Large areas of US experiencing poor air quality due to Canadian wildfires

Several regions in the U.S. are suffering from poor quality as the smoke from the wildfires burning in Canada make their way south. → Read More

Hotter-than-normal temperatures possible for much of US this summer, NOAA says

Americans can likely expect summer temperatures to be even more sweltering than usual, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. → Read More

Complications arise in the West as early heat wave causes snowpack to melt rapidly

The early season heat wave persisting in the West is causing complications up and down the coast. → Read More

Early heat wave on West Coast to stretch through end of the week

A dangerous heat wave that began much earlier than usual is continuing on the West Coast. → Read More

Dangerous heat wave continues along West Coast

Millions of people on the West Coast are facing a continuation of intense early-season heat for multiple days, forecasts show. → Read More

EPA to regulate emissions, pollutions coming from power plants for 1st time

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking drastic measures to limit pollutants coming industries that cause the most environmental harm. → Read More