Fish Wildlife and Parks responded to more than 5 separate reports of bear sightings in our area over the weekend.
Bindi Irwin's Daughter Grace Warrior Performing 'Maintenance' at the Zoo is the Cutest Way to Kick Off Your Weekend
With her tiny hammer and the cutest animal-print pajamas, 18-month-old Grace Warrior is ready for work! Most toddlers are busy playing with toys or eating snacks (or getting into trouble), but not Grace. She takes after her mama Bindi Irwin with a passion for wildlife conservation — and a sense of responsibility to take care […]
The mistake occurred as Martha MacCallum and other Fox News anchors discussed Hurricane Ian’s impact in Florida on Wednesday.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Letters to the Editor: Warm-water fish are appearing off Southern California's coast. That's troubling
Dorado aren't the only warm-water marine species that have showed up lately. The implications for climate change are troubling.
- Business Insider
Natural gas supplies will grow even tighter in 2023, and its 'very obvious' who was behind the Nord Stream pipeline sabotage, IEA chief says
It's "very obvious" who was behind the Nord Stream attacks, IEA director Fatih Birol said, warning that gas supplies would tighten next year.
- The News-Press
While the internet was abuzz over a possible shark swimming in a Fort Myers street, we know now where the moment was caught on camera.
Russia's likely sabotage of natural gas pipelines spells an escalation of Putin's energy war—and increases chance of him losing it
- The Daily Beast
Photo composites by The Daily Beast, Courtesy of Kevin OttKevin Ott had planned to ride out Hurricane Ian in his Fort Myers home, but ended up on a dangerous rescue mission to save his family—and 13 others—from the strongest storm to slam the coast in decades.Between roughly 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, the 53-year-old captained a friend’s pontoon boat up and down Island Park Road in Fort Myers, rescuing not only his own children’s grandmother, Mary Ann Dineen, but over a dozen more.“The wate
A vacationer who sheltered in place during Hurricane Ian watched in terror from the 2nd floor as the water filled the home where she was staying
A woman went to Bonita Springs, Florida, to celebrate her 40th birthday with her family, but instead they had to ride out Hurricane Ian.
- The Post-Crescent
Appleton sells logs from infected ash trees, now that all of Wisconsin is quarantined for emerald ash borer
In the past, the city sometimes ran the wood through a chipper twice to ensure the emerald ash borer didn't survive.
- The News-Press
Hurricane Ian sent 150 mph winds and a towering storm surge tearing through the town of Fort Myers Beach in Florida.
The destruction was likened to a large tornado having barreled through, with homes and buildings "completely gone.”
- Raleigh News and Observer
We’re monitoring power outages in the Triangle and across the state. Check back for live updates.
Weather Channel Reporter Jim Cantore Hit By Flying Tree Branch As Category 4 Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall
Category 4 Hurricane Ian made landfall this afternoon near Fort Myers, Florida with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. In doing so, it became the fifth-largest storm to hit the U.S. mainland — at least in recorded history — and the Weather Channel was there to cover it. Meteorologist Jim Cantore was at ground zero […]
- Associated Press
Scientists have been measuring the scale of the massive methane leak from damaged pipelines in the Baltic Sea, with the latest figures equating the levels of gas escaping to the annual emissions of some whole countries. It is believed to be the single biggest recorded gas leak over a short period of time. Climate scientists have found that methane emissions from the oil and gas industry are far worse than what companies are reporting, despite claims by some major firms that they’ve reduced their emissions.
- The News-Press
Streaming with multiple cameras, Severe Studios, a camera at Fort Myers Beach went viral amid flooding from Hurricane Ian.
- Yahoo News
California has the largest percentage of EVs of any state, with 15.8% of the cars sold there in the second quarter this year being fully electric. Does its electricity grid have the capacity to cope with its mandate that all cars sold in the state by 2035 produce zero greenhouse gas emissions?
Visual guide to powerful Hurricane Ian, which has caused devastation in Cuba and Florida
- The Wrap
Fox News Reporter Uses Water Plumes From an Open Fire Hydrant to Illustrate Hurricane Ian’s Impact (Video)
"Our camera, our equipment -- we are going to try to find some sort of shelter as this just came in," Robert Ray says
- USA TODAY
A chunk of the causeway connecting Sanibel Island to Florida's mainland had fallen into the sea Wednesday, cutting off access to the barrier island.
The massive estate is home to over 50 six-toed cats, many of whom are descendants of Ernest Hemingway's own pet, Snow White