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Dust and Bones

In 2021, the bodies of 225 migrants attempting to reach the U.S. were recovered from the Arizona desert. This year, 126 bodies have already been found. A third of these deaths are due to environmental exposures — like heat. For the first time, a team of researchers has measured how exactly climate change will exacerbate migrant deaths along the […]

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Living Through India’s Next-Level Heat Wave

India is experiencing an unprecedented heat wave. Dhruv Khullar describes what living and working in the extreme heat feels like, especially for the country’s poorest residents in and around Delhi. The women described headaches, exhaustion, dizziness, rashes, fever. The stench of the landfill—an acrid mixture of excrement and rotting trash—was sickening, they said, but the […]