The downward population trend has hunters and those who depend on the revenue generated from hunting deeply concerned, as well as biologists who warn that thousands of dead deer are a red flag about the health of the entire ecosystem.
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The epic drought in California actually worsened this week, setting up “unprecedented” fire conditions and even spawning a fire tornado. At the same time, the drought in Texas may become the third worst in the last 500 years (!) -- with worse to come thanks to climate change.