Jennifer Byrnes In The News

The Guardian
The remains have caused a public stir, but authorities say the falling water level due to the climate crisis is the real scandal
This year, as human-caused climate change steadily warms the planet, depleting bodies of water, melting ice, and strengthening storms exposed a bevy of lost treasures and forgotten stories.
Hurricane Nicole's storm surge last week eroded parts of the east Florida coastline and unearthed a Native American burial ground dating back hundreds of years, according to local news reports.
A prolonged drought has dried up the Mississippi River, revealing a centuries-old shipwreck and skeletal remains.
K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
A bone that was initially categorized as an animal bone is now being examined as human remains after a report by the 8 News Now Investigators.
National Geographic
It happened on Monday, July 25, 2022. Alerted by a visitor, park rangers from the Lake Mead Ecological Reserve found 25 human bodies in the bed of the main lake in the protected natural area. Due to extreme drought, which has plagued the United States for at least five years, the drops in the water level has reach historic lows. In response, local authorities stated that, "they are on site and have established a perimeter to recover remainds."
A third set of human remains were found in Nevada's Lake Mead on July 25 as water levels have receded to historic lows during a drought fueled by climate change.
The remains were spotted by a witness at Swim Beach on Lake Mead during the afternoon of July 25, the National Park Service announced. Investigators retrieved the remains, the park service said. They are at the least the third set of remains found as the drought-stricken reservoir, which supplies water to 25 million people across the Southwest, has receded to unprecedented levels.