Wildfires have burned up hundreds of acres so far this year in Arizona, and experts say it's only getting worse. Experts are sharing tips on how to help prevent fires and stay safe. They're hoping you'll spread the word.
- Travel Noire
People who live or are going to the Southern Caribbean islands must be extremely cautious over the next few days.
- Naples Daily News
Heavy rain is possible along portions of the Texas coast for the next two days and could affect travel.
Japan is experiencing record-breaking heat - and summer has hardly begun.
- Reuters Videos
STORY: Footage shows residents waking up amid a foam cloud sweeping at least 30 homes as firefighters sprayed water to disperse the cloud."Honestly, this (house) can collapse at any minute and I will have to sleep under the bridge,” Soacha resident William Sanchez said, while cleaning up his kitchen that was flooded with the toxic foam.Local media reported the foam came from a sewage gully that overflowed under the downpour.Authorities said they would be conducting lab analysis to determine whether chemicals, waste, or other substances could have caused the foam.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The tallest mass timber building in the world is opening in downtown Milwaukee. It's healthier for the planet. And you.
Mass timber buildings actively remove carbon from the atmosphere, locking it inside the structure for as long as the building stands.
Stormy weather may put a damper on activities and throw a wrench into travel for the start of the Independence Day weekend in the northeastern United States, but the good news for those hoping to catch a fireworks show on the holiday itself is that the weather will steadily improve for the bulk of the region as the long weekend progresses. Concerns for a cold front dropping in and hitting the brakes over the mid-Atlantic are waning due to the stronger nature of the system. However, that stronger
Meteorologists are still watching three disturbances in the Atlantic basin.
- Associated Press
The rust-colored tower rising from an industrial site near the banks of Berlin's Spree river looks nothing like the sleek flasks Germans use for coffee, yet its purpose is similar: to provide some warmth throughout the day, especially when it's cold outside. With a height of 45 meters (almost 150 feet) and holding up to 56 million liters (14.8 million gallons) of hot water, utility company Vattenfall says the tower will help heat Berlin homes this winter even if Russian gas supplies dry up. “It's a huge thermos that helps us to store the heat when we don’t need it,” said Tanja Wielgoss, who heads the Sweden-based company's heat unit in Germany.
- USA TODAY
South Carolina was rocked by several earthquakes Wednesday, including the two strongest quakes yet in a "swarm" of earthquakes.
- Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The transaction to donate Powderhorn Ranch conserves one of the state’s largest “unspoiled coastal prairies in Texas."
It is the second such incident in three days in the US park.
Unrelenting temperatures break records for June as officials warn of a looming power shortage.
- Southern Living
America’s longest native snake is slithering its way to a comeback. It's good news... we promise!
- Associated Press
Great white shark researchers on Cape Cod are reminding visitors that warmer weather signals not just the start of the busy tourist season, but also the arrival of the region’s famous predators. July tends to be when great whites appear in earnest as the cape’s waters warm, with sightings peaking from August through October, Megan Winton, a scientist with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, said during a news conference at the organization’s offices in Chatham on Wednesday. Greg Skomal, a state marine biologist who has been studying the region’s great whites for decades, said the animals still tend to be concentrated on the Atlantic Ocean-facing side of the cape, where they feast on a flourishing seal population.
Mike Buresh is tracking some true tropical downpours that we’re accustomed to for this time of the year.
- Idaho Statesman
“The encounter happened too suddenly for him to deploy the bear spray he was carrying,” officials said.
- Rolling Stone
The highest court in the nation ruled on Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate climate pollution should be limited
- York Daily Record
Sheetz recently announced a price drop on some of its gas. Is it safe to use?
More than a dozen goats journeyed to Riverside Park in New York City on Wednesday to feast on weeds, a chemical-free way to remove invasive species while adding to the joys of nature. The furry visitors arrived in Manhattan from Green Goats farm in Rhinebeck, New York, earlier in the day to gobble up overgrown brush - even species dangerous to humans, like poison ivy. "Imagine trying to keep your balance while you're pulling out invasive plants so that you can plant native species that will better hold the soil and provide better habitat for the wildlife."
- LA Times
Recurring drought and rising temperatures have already begun to alter the landscape of California and the American Southwest, researchers warn.