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Wildfires Are Burning Up Cell Towers and Leaving Responders in the Dark

More than an inconvenience, these lost connections can be life-threatening

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On August 20, environmental photographer Stuart Palley set out for Guerneville, a small town in Northern California’s Sonoma County that was facing an existential threat: The Walbridge Fire, sparked by lightning, had…




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