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This magical A-frame in a rainforest is close to a hot spring

Being lulled to sleep by the light gurgle of the Chilliwack River in a custom A-frame cabin, fishing for sturgeon the size of cows in some of the west coast’s most famous rivers, and soaking your worries away in a natural hot spring—what else could you want in a vacation? British Columbia residents Emily McNally … Continued

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Middlesex declares emergency as 100 mm of rain turns roads into rivers

Relentless rain that pounded the London region – more than 100 millimetres in some areas – flooded roads and streets Wednesday, causing Middlesex County to declare a state of emergency and one of its municipalities to close all roads. A low-pressure system from the U.S. Midwest that stalled over Southwestern Ontario soaked streets in London […]

Long-duration storm drops 1-4 inches of rain on Detroit area

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Between an inch and 4 inches of rain fell on the Detroit area as of Wednesday morning during the latest batch of wet weather to roll through parts of Michigan and other Midwestern states.

The long duration of the storm, however, allowed rainfall runoff to enter storm drains, rivers and streams more slowly starting Tuesday afternoon, which helped the area avoid levels of flooding that submerged thousands of basements, dozens of streets and even freeways this summer.

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40 year survey sheds light on the future of loon populations in Canada

There may be trouble brewing on the horizon for the common loon (Gavia immer). Birds Canada has released a summary report for its Canadian Lakes Loon Survey (CLLS) program, pulling together all of the data collected by over 4000 volunteer citizen scientists since the program began 40 years ago. The report shows a significant decrease … Continued

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