the guardian The spillway of the Shellmouth dam in Manitoba. PinP photo. Plans to build huge dams in the Amazon, Mekong and Congo could devastate freshwater biodiversity in these tropical river basins, say ecologists. More here.
TIME A female Aedes Aegypti mosquito in the process of acquiring a blood meal from her human host. Photo: CDC/James Gathany Warmer temperatures could expand the area where mosquitoes can thrive. Story here.