Michigan officials have known about the elevated lead levels in Benton Harbor for three years but just started distributing bottled water to residents two weeks ago. Residents say neither the city nor the state did enough to warn them of the dangers, but the state agency responsible for oversight of the water supply says they’ve been addressing the lead levels all along.
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The Georgia Department of Natural Resources played a fun wildlife game with its Facebook followers.
- Idaho Statesman
A Chipotle burrito can be pretty filling on its own, but a photo shows what the full feast is for a bear.
- Idaho Statesman
Elk and deer have become entangled in everything from hammocks to Christmas lights, officials say.
An unlikely coalition has come together to fight for the protection of wild salmon rapidly facing extinction.
Oregon Zoo's animal residents are getting a fun taste of Fall with some delicious pumpkins. Watching them smash and snack on them is a true delight. The post Zoo Animals Smashing and Eating Pumpkins Is a Fall Delight appeared first on Nerdist.
The Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, New England Aquarium, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare worked together to return the massive leatherback sea turtle to safe waters
If concrete were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth, behind only China and the United States.
- CBS News
After Colorado Governor Jared Polis shared a map of shark attacks last week, many were curious about the landlocked states that reported sole shark attacks.
The newest section of a project from Third Way, the Bipartisan Policy Project and Clean Air Task Force examines how energy breakthroughs could accelerate America's transition to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.Why it matters: The report chapter, provided first to Axios, is part of a broader effort known as the Decarb America Research Initiative, which explores the best ways to move the U.S. toward a net zero carbon emissions future by 2050.Get market news worthy of your time with
India's oldest and tallest mountain of rubbish in the city of Mumbai is 18 storeys high.
(Bloomberg) -- A river from the sky is about to wash over California and the Pacific Northwest and it could bring some relief from the fire season that has charred millions of acres across the West.Most Read from BloombergGoogle’s Biggest Moonshot Is Its Search for a Carbon-Free FutureA $30 Billion Fortune Is Hiding in China’s Silicon ValleyThe Biggest Public Graveyard in the U.S. Is Becoming a ParkGoogle’s CEO: ‘We’re Losing Time’ in the Climate FightHate-Speech Case Forces Japan to Confront Wo
Fifty exotic animals were on the loose. Their owner was dead. Muskingum County deputies gunned down tigers, lions and bears in rainy fields about 55 miles east of Columbus, a senseless tragedy that stunned the world.What happened: 10 years ago today, exotic animal collector Terry Thompson set 50 animals loose before fatally shooting himself on his 73-acre farm west of Zanesville.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Thompson's motives aren't exactly known, bu
- The Weather Network
They like to hang out in groups - that's the main issue with this type of bug.
The annual Orionid meteor shower will peak on the night of Wednesday, October 20. Here’s how to watch the shooting stars for yourself.
- Washington Examiner
A Danish manufacturer announced it will try out a prototype of a nearly thousand-foot offshore wind turbine next year in what will be an inaugural demonstration for "the tallest and most powerful wind turbine in the world."
"Whenever an animal dies, we feel the impact of that loss as a Zoo community," the Minnesota Zoo said of the "beloved" owl named Gladys
Comedian Chris Rock has an old joke about how bad Bill Gates would feel if he woke up one day with Oprah's money. The point was that "rich" is a subjective term. The same holds true if you make a lot...
A basin of plastic waste on her head, Jeanne Bopena places it on the scales. They show six kilos. Smiling, she comes out with 1,500 Congolese francs -- or 75 US cents.
- Associated Press
A critically endangered Sumatran tiger was found dead after being caught in a trap on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, authorities said Monday, in the latest setback for a species whose numbers are estimated to have dwindled to about 400. The female tiger, aged between 4 and 5 years, was found dead Sunday near Bukit Batu wildlife reserve in the Bengkalis district of Riau province, said Fifin Arfiana Jogasara, the head of Riau’s conservation agency. Jogasara said an examination determined the tiger died from dehydration five days after being caught in the snare trap, apparently set by a poacher, which broke one of its legs.
- Charlotte Observer
Wildlife officials confiscated 74 doves from the hunter, who had his hunting privileges revoked for a year.