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Summer camps are requiring children get vaccinated amid measles fears

Measles outbreaks in the United States continue to grow, rising to 1,044 cases nationwide so far this year. In response, more camp owners and the camping industry are urging families to follow vaccination policies. Some camps that require all participants to be vaccinated against measles, even if parents have religious objections, have not accepted campers… Read More »

Gulf of Mexico’s catastrophic ‘dead zone’ could be historically huge this summer

Scientists warn that the “dead zone” wreaking havoc on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico will cover almost 9,000 square miles this summer. “A recent forecast of the size of the ‘Dead Zone’ in the northern Gulf of Mexico for late July 2019 reports that it will cover 8,717-square-miles of the bottom of the continental… Read More »

Help your pet stay cool this summer

As summer starts to heat up, it’s a good time to remember some important ways we can look after our furry friends in the warmer months. Dehydration and heatstroke pose serious risks to pets and wildlife, but there are some simple ways to make sure animals are safe over summer. Protect those paws! As temperatures… Read More »