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Behold the Biggest, Rarest Butterfly in the World

Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing butterfly.MassimilianoDoria/iStock/Getty This story was originally published by Undark. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The world’s butterflies are under intense pressure from habitat destruction and other environmental threats, with many populations dwindling rapidly and others vanishing before our eyes. One recent study found an estimated 33 percent decline in common butterflies in…

The Daily News Just Hit Trump With A Headline For The Ages

A sailboat travels through the mountainscapes in East Greenland.Getty Images The Saturday edition of New York‘s Daily News elbowed President Donald Trump in the wake of backlash against reports that the president had inquired about the possibility of the United States purchasing Greenland. “Fjord to Trump: Drop Dead,” it read. This is very good pic.twitter.com/QzrD3EfiWg —…

Federal Lands Are Becoming Tribal Lands Again

Bob Pennell/Mail Tribune/AP This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The smell of scorched soil and burnt wood filled the air. Michael Rondeau, CEO of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, looked over the damage, clad in forest-green pants and…