A Swiss startup has created a giant vacuum cleaner to capture carbon dioxide from the air, helping companies offset their emissions. WSJ visits the facility to see how it traps the gas for sale to clients like Coca-Cola, which uses it in fizzy drinks. Composite: Clément Bürge
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Marathon Digital stock has been volatile as Bitcoin adoption grows. Here’s what the fundamentals and technical analysis say about the stock.
"Prepare fer Rammin' speed, matey!" the National Park Service wrote of the encounter.
This Little California Beach Town Is the Best Place to See the Great Monarch Butterfly Migration — but They Need Your Help
"There were once so many butterflies that the sound of their wings was described as a rippling stream or a summer rain." Now, it's up to us to get that back.
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Forensic necropsy of a female grizzly bear suggests she was killed by a goat, after the horns pierced the bear’s armpits and neck Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus) on rocks in Yukon, Canada. Photograph: DEA/G. CAPPELLI/De Agostini/Getty Images With their long, sharp claws and frightening speed, few predators in Canada’s wild hinterlands attack as mercilessly as a hungry grizzly bear. But in a rare turn of events, park officials say a mountain goat not only defended itself from becoming a meal,
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Take a look at the record-breaking port congestion from 10,000 feet above, as 70 hulking cargo ships park off the LA coast
From above they may look like specks, but the cargo ships have turned the coast of Southern California into a parking lot.
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Both owner and dog were bitten by the 6-foot-long alligator in and injured in the attack, but both survived.
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Hints about the seasons to come can be spotted in this animal
A shortage of carbon dioxide used to stun pigs at abattoirs means a backlog of animals is growing.
Michigan's Department of Natural Resources says the koi herpesvirus killed between 300 and 600 fish. It affects goldfish, the common carp, and koi.
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Two major California water agencies have settled a lawsuit that once threatened to derail a multi-state agreement to protect a river that serves millions of people in the U.S. West amid gripping drought. The Imperial Irrigation District, the largest single recipient of Colorado River water, sued the Metropolitan Water District twice in the past two years. Under the agreement, Imperial can store water in Lake Mead on the Arizona-Nevada border under Metropolitan's account.
Toyota boss Akio Toyoda is one of the most vocal opponents of banning the internal combustion engine. "Carbon is our enemy, not the internal combustion engine," he said during a Japan Automobile Manufacturer's Association (JAMA) press conference. While he stopped short of citing examples, the experimental hydrogen-powered Corolla race car unveiled earlier in 2021 illustrates Toyoda's point.
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Tourists could see people carrying rifles and hear gunshots throughout the park.
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There are about 10,000 tigers in the US, and with few requirements for ownership, virtually anyone can own, breed or sell them A nine-month-old Bengal tiger, which was seen roaming the lawns of suburban Houston, in a cage after being captured by authorities in May 2021. Photograph: Francois Picard/AFP/Getty Images The first red flag was the shiny Chevy Camaro with no license plate. “Anything to declare?” asked the US Customs and Border Protection officer. “Nothing,” replied the 18-year-old drive
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Bears and sharks are known to be animals that can kill humans. But how often do they kill in North America?
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Crews have used controlled burns, protective foil and other protective measures to guard Sequoia National Park.
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The need to examine the life cycles of all energy sources: A closer look at renewable energy disposal
Every source of energy—including fossil fuels, wind and solar power, and nuclear power—have both positive and negative attributes. Often, proponents or opponents of a certain source gloss over, or hype up, specific challenges or benefits in order to promote their favored solution. In order to make informed decisions about which energy sources can meet America’s energy needs, policymakers and the public need to know about the entire life cycle of all energy sources. For example, proponents of fos
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In Germany, flying insects have declined by 76% in 26 years. In the UK, common butterfly populations have fallen by 46% since 1976. We should be alarmed by this insect apocalypse ‘Our tidy, pesticide-infused world is hostile to most insect life.’ Photograph: Creative Touch Imaging Ltd/NurPhoto/REX/Shutterstock Insects have been around for more than 400m years, their ancestors crawling from the oceans to colonise the land long before dinosaurs appeared. They have been enormously successful, evolv
President Biden met last week with business leaders to inspire others to require their employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The mandate would potentially affect 80 million private-sector workers. While the $14,000 penalty for companies that don’t comply, along with the requirement to provide paid time off for employees to get vaccinated or tested regularly, place a burden on companies, few so far have refused to participate.
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The Biden administration on Monday morning announced an interagency plan to deal with the effects of frequent extreme heat waves caused by global warming.
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Southern California hasn't had a big earthquake since 1857. Here's what would happen if a mega earthquake hit California.
California is located in a hot-zone of fault lines that can rupture without warning. Parts of the San Andreas fault have not ruptured in over 200 years, meaning it's overdue for a high-magnitude earthquake commonly referred to as "The Big One." Here's what experts say could happen in seconds, hours, and days after the Big One hits the West Coast.