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Homes destroyed by Cyclone Idai litter the riverbanks of Buzi district, Mozambique. Weather forecasters there say they do not have all the resources they need to cope with more extreme weather affecting the country as a result of climate change. Nichole Sobecki/VII for NPR hide caption

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Meteorologists Can't Keep Up With Climate Change In Mozambique

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Nearly 30 years after the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, planes still lag behind many buses and trains. Regulations prohibit passengers from sitting in their own wheelchairs on commercial flights. Jon Hicks/Getty Images hide caption

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Smoke billows from White Island after a volcanic eruption on Monday. Officials say some people remain unaccounted for and it remains too dangerous for emergency services to access the island. George Novak/AP hide caption

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The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launches NASA's Parker Solar Probe to touch the Sun on Aug. 12, 2018 from Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Bill Ingalls/NASA hide caption

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Biologists pile recently dead mussel shells on the edge of the Clinch River after documenting the species' number and type. The smell can get "real bad," says biologist Rose Agbalog. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption

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Nature's 'Brita Filter' Is Dying And Nobody Knows Why

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A humpback whale feeds on a school of fish off Long Island, New York. Migrating whales have increased dramatically in this region in recent decades — but they're also facing human challenges. David 'Dee' Delgado/WCS/Ocean Giants/Image taken under NMFS MMPA/ESA Permit no. 18786-04 hide caption

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Offshore Wind May Help The Planet — But Will It Hurt Whales?

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The comet 2I/Borisov as imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope on October 12. Borisov will swing by the sun and then head back into deep space. NASA, ESA and D. Jewitt (UCLA) hide caption

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A Comet From Another Star Hints That Our Solar System Isn't One-Of-A-Kind

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Dr. Laurie Punch, a trauma surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, is adamant that violence is a true medical problem doctors must treat in both the operating room and the community. Whitney Curtis for KHN hide caption

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CBD can be extracted from marijuana or from another strain of the cannabis plant, hemp. Getty Images hide caption

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Probe Gets Close To The Sun — Finds Rogue Plasma Waves And Flipping Magnetic Fields

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Babies in their cribs at Lambano Sanctuary, a hospice for orphaned children with HIV in Gauteng, South Africa. Andrew Aitchison/Pictures Ltd./Corbis/Getty Images hide caption

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A load of wood enters a wood pellet plant operated by Enviva Partners in Sampson County, N.C. Enviva is one of the largest producers of wood pellets in the U.S. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Europe Is Burning U.S. Wood As Climate-Friendly Fuel, But Green Groups Protest

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Transmission electron micrograph of AIDS, HIV-1 Callista Images/Getty Images hide caption

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