One million plant and animal species could go extinct in the coming years, a new United Nations report warns — and in Chicago, those losses will include fireflies and monarch butterflies.Marty Gabel/Flickr

Fireflies, Monarch Butterflies Are Dying Off In Chicago Due To Climate Change, Expert Says

A loss of biodiversity in Chicago could have a big impact, one expert said. "If we were really to lose insects from the region, and bats ... we'd have less food to eat and more expensive food to eat."

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These South Side Peace Marches Aim To Empower Black Mothers, Feed Those In Need

Lace up those shoes and get those signs ready.

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Officers Who Violently Pulled Woman Out Of Car At Brickyard Mall Should Be Stripped Of Police Powers During Investigation, COPA Says

But a Chicago police spokeswoman on Friday said "nothing has changed at this time with the status of the officers" and the investigation is ongoing.