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Firefighters in Yosemite Battle to Save Ancient Sequoias

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Firefighters in California struggle to contain a giant blaze threatening ancient sequoia trees in Yosemite National Park.


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AFP (Aug. 27, 2013) Firefighters report progress battling a huge blaze on the edge of Yosemite National Park, but warn it remains an "extreme" threat as it nears the top US tourist destination and San Francisco's water supply.
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Officials Probe Virus Exposure at Yosemite

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AP (Aug. 31, 2012) At least six rangers staffed phones this week at Yosemite National Park as visitors frightened about a growing outbreak of a deadly mouse-borne virus flooded lines seeking answers.
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How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

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Howdini (Oct. 13, 2011) You might think only factories emit pollution, but your home is guilty too. Patty Kim, from National Geographic's The Green Guide, shows you how to reduce your carbon footprint at home, and save money while you're helping to save the planet.
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Giant Oarfish Beachings Raise Earthquake Myth Speculation

Giant Oarfish Beachings Raise Earthquake Myth Speculation

Buzz60 (Oct. 23, 2013) Two monster oarfish have recently washed up on a beach in California, and now some scientists are speculating that an ancient myth about the giant fish predictingearthquakes could be true. As Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) reports, the centuries-old Japanese myth is being debunked by other scientists.
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