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Drought Pumping Water West
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When we talk about environmental issues in Nevada, we often focus on water. But global warming is damaging Nevada’s environment in ways that aren’t so visible.
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A few months ago, Clark County elected Kevin McMahill as sheriff of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
A selection of online dating app logos are seen on a mobile phone screen. Google searches for "dating" have jumped to a 5-year high.
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In this issue of Desert Companion, science writer Alec Pridgeon takes a sweeping historical look at Southern Nevada’s many precious Indigenous rock writing sites, with an eye toward the threat posed to them by increased outdoor recreation, as well as vandalism. Also: Six local thought leaders in healthcare share what they’d do to improve healthcare if they were in charge; and 2023 Writer in Residence Meg Bernhard kicks off her six-part series of reported essays on people and climate change.

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