California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a $15 billion bill at Sequoia National Park on Sept. 23. The park is threatened by nearby wildfires. The bill is intended to invest in wildfire prevention.
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- Idaho Statesman
A Chipotle burrito can be pretty filling on its own, but a photo shows what the full feast is for a bear.
India's oldest and tallest mountain of rubbish in the city of Mumbai is 18 storeys high.
A Spanish drone operator on Tuesday received permission to try to rescue three emaciated dogs trapped near a volcano in the Canary Islands, by catching them with a remote-controlled net and flying them out over a stream of lava. The three dogs have been stranded for weeks in an abandoned yard covered with volcanic ash on the island of La Palma. After evaluating the proposed rescue mission, emergency authorities said in a statement they had decided to allow it.
A Mississippi utility is installing what's being billed as "the world's first large flexible transformer" — an Energy Department-backed project aimed at boosting grid resilience and smoothing integration of renewables.Driving the news: GE Research and Prolec GE, working with the Mississippi power company Cooperative Energy, this morning are announcing the launch of a six-month field demonstration at a big substation in Columbia, Mississippi.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic in
- USA TODAY
An area expected to have ice as thick as 16-feet had a hole in it due to extreme wind, causing concern as to if the ice is thinning.
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...
- KGO – San Francisco
The first rain in a long time has has triggered fires on power poles as thousands of PG&E customers remain without energy in the Bay Area.
- KGO – San Francisco
BRING ON THE RAIN! Wet weather is here to stay for at least 6 days in the Bay Area, says ABC7 News Meteorologist Drew Tuma.
The annual Orionid meteor shower will peak on the night of Wednesday, October 20. Here’s how to watch the shooting stars for yourself.
The government wants people to replace gas boilers with heat pumps.
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.
- Idaho Statesman
Elk and deer have become entangled in everything from hammocks to Christmas lights, officials say.
- LA Times
With peak fire season upon us, rain and wind are in a race for who gets here first.
If concrete were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth, behind only China and the United States.
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
- The Conversation
A forgotten mangrove forest around remote inland lagoons in Mexico's Yucatan tells a story of rising seas
A stand of red mangroves in the calm, calcium-rich, fresh waters of the San Pedro Mártir River, Tabasco, Mexico. Ben Meissner, CC BY-NDThe San Pedro River winds from rainforests in Guatemala through the Yucatan Peninsula in eastern Mexico. There, this peaceful river widens into a series of slow-flowing lakes. Along a remote 50-mile (80-kilometer) stretch, thousands of red mangroves – trees commonly found along tropical coastlines – line the river’s banks and gentle waterfalls. Unlike mangroves e
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The cat, an adult female, was captured and tranquilized when she didn't leave.
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
(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