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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Getting A Tattoo Can Help Stop Sexual Violence, Support Survivors During 1-Day Fundraiser At Deluxe Tattoo

Deluxe Tattoo will provide special tattoos for one day as part of a fundraiser for Still Not Asking For It.

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Sip Coffee House Closes After 20 Years In West Town, Will Be Replaced By A Bakery

"I believe there is a place and time for everything," owner Nancy Angelopoulous said. "We are ending on a good note."