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FILE -- People run in the Baikal Ice Marathon on the frozen surface of Lake Baikal in Russia on March 2, 2019, while snowmobiles patrol the track. New research, published on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, in the journal PLoS One, on the connection between climate change and winter drownings has found that reported drowning deaths are increasing exponentially in areas with warmer winters. (Emile Ducke/The New York Times)