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The baking Pacific Ocean is changing the weather on the Southern California coast
This is not the norm for seaside San Diego, which is famous for its sunny, though moderate, climate.
ZINKE: California Wildfires On Par With The ‘Total Devastation’ Seen In Iraq
“The devastation in these communities, again, it’s on par with what I’ve seen in Iraq. Absolute, total devastation,” Zinke told Fox Business host Neil Cavuto on Thursday morning. Zinke recently toured areas of California devastated by fires.
Melting glacier reveals WWII plane wreckage
Text sizeAaAaEurope's heatwave has uncovered the wreckage of a World War II-era plane that crashed in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland 72 years ago. The Dakota, coming from Austria and bound for Italy, collided with the Gauli Glacier in poor visibility.
Why Is Florida's Red Tide Outbreak So Bad Right Now?
Photo: APIt’s been a summer of algae for the Sunshine State. Last month, Governor Rick Scottdeclared a state of emergencyin counties whose waterways were befouled by blue-green algae blooms. On Monday, Scott found himself declaringanotheremergency for a separatered tidealgae outbreak taking place ac
Magnitude 6.6 quake hits North East of Raba, Indonesia: USGS
LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.6 offshore earthquake struck the Indonesian archipelago late on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The quake was located 153 km (95 miles) northeast of Raba at a depth of 564.7 km, it said.There was no immediate report of a tsunami threat.
EU wheat harvests shrink, but quality remains good -analysts
LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Wheat harvests in major European Union countries are winding down with drought having shrunk crop sizes but quality generally good, analysts said on Friday.
Country diary: the glow-worm is a little beacon in the dark
Hallsands, Devon:As I start back up the path in the dark I spot something in the grass – a little green light, like a child’s keyring
Arctic lakes speed up permafrost thawing, global warming: study
The abrupt thawing takes place under a certain type of Arctic lake, known as a thermokarst lake that forms as permafrost thaws, according to the study published on Friday in the journal Nature Communications.
'Overpopulation' and the environment: three ideas on how to discuss it in a sensitive way
Should wegive up having childrento save the planet? Recent news articles andscientific papershave once again raised concerns about “overpopulation” and the environmental implications of having too many humans on Earth. Many people consider bringing fewer children into the world to be thelogical solu
Why Does Climate Change Matter to the Columbia River?
Why does a river organization likeColumbia Riverkeeperdedicate so much energy to fightingfossil fuelprojects?First, fossil fuels threaten cleanwater. Think oil spills,pipelinesthat degradesalmonstreams,coaldust in the river, and aerial deposition ofmercuryfrom coal-burning power plants. But we have
Bayer says dicamba report not new
FILE PHOTO: The corporate logo of Bayer is seen at the headquarters building in Caracas, Venezuela March 1, 2016. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo
World's top pork supplier shuts China slaughterhouse in race to contain deadly swine fever
File photo of employees sorting cuts of fresh pork inside a Shuanghui factory in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China, on March 15, 2013.PHOTO: REUTERS
Demolitions to protect river spark rows in Kenyan capital
NAIROBI (Reuters) - For decades the Nairobi River has been besieged by the construction of buildings teetering perilously over its banks, bringing pollution, blockages and floods to the waterway that runs through the capital.
Trump's Giant Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale Was a Flop
Photo: APThe Department of the Interior just held the biggest offshore oil and gas auction in U.S. history. Like all things Trumpian, the bluster beforehand didn’t quite match the results.Of the 78.1 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico offered up to oil and gas companies, 801,289, or just about one
Zinke Blames Climate Change, Lax Forest Management for Wildfires
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said climate change is playing a role in California’s record wildfires, but took aim at environmental policies that he argued are making the problem worse.Speaking to reporters outside the White House on Thursday, Zinke repeated his assertion from last week that "radica
Red tide. Green slime. Be careful.
"Before they even asked me anything else ... they said, 'Did you go to the beach today?' " she recalled.
Mumbai: More cholera cases in areas in E ward this year
More number of cholera cases are detected in E ward this year. During the monsoon season this year till date, nine cholera cases have been detected of which five are from E ward. In July, out of the six cases, three cases were detected in E ward and one each in B,L and T ward. Similarly, in August t
Vijay Jayaraj - The Dawn of Climate Realism: Coal Surges Amid Climate Rhetoric
Many countries have been at the crisscross of warfare between anti-coal establishments and the traditional coal industry. Despite the elite-empowered and politically motivated worldwide campaign to phase out coal, demand for coal is on the rise!
Endangered green and loggerhead turtles make Mediterranean comeback
For 10,000 years, green and loggerhead turtles have been nesting on the Mediterranean coast of Cyprus. In the last 100 years, they have been hunted to the brink of extinction. Thankfully, due to pioneering conservation efforts made by Cypriot marine biologists, these endearing reptiles have seen a p
U.S. senators demand answers from Army after Reuters report on lead...
Swab tests at residences in Fort Benning, Georgia, U.S. reveal in red the presence of lead in this undated handout photo obtained by FOIA from the US Army, received by Reuters August 15, 2018.