Rockaway Beach temporarily closed for swimming Saturday due to shark sightings in the area, according to New York City's Parks Department.
- Miami Herald
The polar bear entered the tent camp and attacked the woman, Norway officials said.
The Cincinnati Zoo revealed on TODAY that they welcomed a new baby boy hippo to its family last week. The calf is the sibling of the zoo’s most famous hippo, 5-year-old Fiona.
- Raleigh News and Observer
We revisit the topic of baby copperheads and whether or not their bites are more potent than those of an adult snake.
- Miami Herald
Talk about your big boy.
- FTW Outdoors
A Monterey Bay photographer on Saturday shared images showing a sea lion perched on the belly of a humpback whale.
- The Guardian
Bill makes concessions to the fossil fuel industry as frontline community groups call on Biden to declare climate emergency
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Even if states agree to use 2 million acre-feet less water, the minimum suggested to prop up Lake Mead and Lake Powell, that won't fix things.
The 34-year-old male victim was swimming in Lake Thonotosassa when the alligator attacked, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
It’s been the summer of the shark off Cape Cod with hundreds of reported sightings, but a new venomous creature is making its presence known.
A number of Elon Musk's plans sound as if they sit somewhere between brilliant and what the bad guy tells James Bond he plans to do while attempting to slowly kill the spy in some elaborate way. It's also fair to say that Musk met with a lot of resistance, perhaps even scorn, when he first went public with the idea of Boring Co. Eliminating traffic by building a tunnel system below ground and filled with self-driving Teslas seems a bit ambitious, if not entirely impractical. The visionary CEO, however, has slowly made that plan a reality, and his Las Vegas vision is only getting bigger.
Changes in rainfall and weather patterns are making the Panama Canal's operation more challenging.
- American City Business Journals
A side agreement to the proposed Inflation Reduction Act expedites approval for the Mountain Valley Pipeline and could, in turn, directly affect the N.C. Carbon Plan state regulators must adopt for Duke Energy Corp. by year’s end.
- Associated Press
Charlie Hamilton hasn't irrigated his vineyards with water from the Sacramento River since early May, even though it flows just yards from his crop. Nearby to the south, the industrial Bay Area city of Antioch has supplied its people with water from the San Joaquin River for just 32 days this year, compared to roughly 128 days by this time in a wet year. In dry winters like the one California just had, less fresh water flows down from the mountains into the Sacramento River, the state's largest.
- The Telegraph
A group of elephants were pictured hanging upside down as they were hoisted by cranes into their new home in Lilongwe, Malawi.
(Bloomberg) -- Chicago’s airports, libraries and water-purification plants will soon be running on 100% clean energy thanks to a deal announced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot to shift all city-wide operations to renewable sources by 2025, making it one of the largest US metropolitans to pledge such a move. The city signed an energy supply agreement with retail electricity supplier Constellation, with an initial five-year term beginning in January 2023, the mayor’s office said Monday in a statement. The
- Business Insider
No male sea turtles are being born in Florida because hotter sand from climate change is producing only females, scientist said
Sea turtles' sex is influenced by the temperature of the sand before they hatch, and the beaches in Florida have been getting hotter.
SAINT-PIERRE-LA-GARENNE, France (Reuters) -A beluga whale which strayed into the River Seine, far from its usual habitat of arctic or subarctic waters, will be moved to a saltwater river basin close to the sea on Tuesday, marine conservation group Sea Shepherd France said. The beluga, which appears malnourished, was first seen in the Seine last week. While transferring the whale carries risks, Sea Shepherd, which is involved in the rescue operation, said it could not remain in the warm, non-salty river water much longer.
- Palm Beach Daily News
An area of disturbed weather over the far eastern Atlantic ocean could become a tropical depression as it moves westward this week, forecasters say.
- The Conversation
The U.S. Senate passed a far-reaching climate, energy and health care bill on Aug. 7, 2022, that invests an unprecedented US$370 billion in energy and climate programs over the next 10 years – including incentives to expand renewable energy and electric vehicles. Rapid and widespread adoption of electric vehicles will be essential for the United States to meet its climate goals. And the new bill, which includes a host of other health and tax-related provisions, aims to encourage people to trade
- The Holland Sentinel
The Grand Haven Department of Public Safety identified the swimmer as 21-year-old Jonathan Mendez of Wyoming.