Hurricane floods move the earth, octopuses on ecstasy, greening the Sahara, Gulf of St. Lawrence gasping for air, an elephant queen, and what happens to flushed opioids

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We can forecast the hurricanes. Can we figure out how to forecast their floods?; Octopuses on ecstasy: The party drug leads to eight-armed hugs; The Sahara's wind and sun could power the world, and turn the desert green; The Gulf of St. Lawrence is running out of oxygen thanks to climate change; Elephant families are very like ours, according to the filmmakers of 'The Elephant Queen'; What happens when opioids are released into the environment?

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