Thousands of fish die in Yellowstone River

( CNN) An unprecedented fish kill has shut nearly 100 river miles of the Yellowstone River in Montana, as officials try to contain a parasite that is killing thousands of whitefish. “We recognize that this decision will have a significant impact on many people. However, we must act to protect this public resource for present […]

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Ice fishing in one of the world’s coldest cities

( CNN) On the frozen Ishim River that runs through Astana, Kazakhstan, anglers wait patiently for a bite. They encompass themselves with plastic bags, forming an nearly dome-like structure to shield themselves from the wind and Astana’s freezing temperatures. “It’s almost like they’re in a meditative country, ” photographer Aleksey Kondratyev said.

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