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El Niño Meets the Rain Forest

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The Kapa Kapa Trail in Papua New Guinea. This fall, the South Pacific nation has been experiencing its worst drought since 1997, a product of the global weather pattern known as El Niño. Credit Caption: The Kapa Kapa Trail, Papua New Guinea. Photograph by Philipp Engelhorn / laif / Redux On a recent Saturday afternoon, George Weiblen, a forty-six-year-old professor at the University of Minnesota, got behind the wheel of a beige Toyota Land Cruiser in Madang, a town on the northern coast… Continue Reading

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