Farmers have always dealt with the whims of Mother Nature, but a warming planet could prove devastating to farms all over the world. Correspondent Ben Tracy reports on how climate change is already changing what crops can be grown where, and how some food companies are turning to artificial intelligence to help find solutions.
- Florida Today
Growing up in the 1990s, it seemed like banana spiders were everywhere. But many residents say they haven't seen the massive creepy crawlers in years.
- The New York Times
ELK MOUNTAIN, Wyo. — The first time I showed the app to someone who had never used it, I had to gently extract my phone from the person’s hand. This happened the second time, too, and was followed by an email requesting the name of “that mapping program.” The app is called OnX. Its basic functionality is simple: OnX shows you where you are in real time, using a blue dot exactly the same as the one on Google Maps. The difference is that OnX is designed to show where you are in a forest, on a moun
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A deer camp at the Leopold-Pines Conservation Area near Baraboo helps reduce deer numbers and assist with ecological restoration projects.
- LA Times
After serving as subjects of biomedical experiments, these weary chimpanzees are headed to a better life in the world's largest chimp sanctuary.
- Business Insider
Dozens of times drought, ice melt, and storm surge unearthed unusual and unsettling discoveries this year
As the world warms, old sites, ancient artifacts, rare fossils, and even human remains are being unearthed.
Electric vehicles, or EVs, are a trending topic. Governments worldwide, including those in the U.S., Norway and China, have created policies to speed the transition from vehicles that burn fossil...
- TCPalm | Treasure Coast Newspapers
Freya, Hali and Tancook are swimming in the warm waters along the edge of the continental shelf.
- Associated Press
At a suburban park near Doha, the capital city of Qatar, cool air from vents in the ground blasted joggers on a November day that reached almost 32 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit). The small park with air-conditioned paths is an apt illustration of World Cup host Qatar’s answers, so far, to the rising temperatures its people face. The wealthy Gulf Arab nation has been able to pay for extreme adaptive measures like this thanks to the natural gas it exports to the world.
- Associated Press
Workers at the nation’s only underground nuclear waste repository have started using a newly mined disposal area at the underground facility in southern New Mexico. Officials at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant made the announcement this week, saying the first containers of waste to be entombed in the new area came from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee — one of the many labs and government sites across the country that package up waste and ship it to WIPP. Known as Panel 8, the new area consists of seven separate rooms for placing special boxes and barrels packed with lab coats, rubber gloves, tools and debris contaminated with plutonium and other radioactive elements.
- The Hill
Climate activist Greta Thunberg joined hundreds of other youth activists in Stockholm on Friday to file a lawsuit against the Swedish government over its alleged inaction on climate change. “Today on Black Friday is the perfect day to sue the state over its insufficient climate policies,” Thunberg said on Twitter. “So that’s what we did.…
- The Week
'The tide is coming in'
- Statesman Journal
A winter storm watch for heavy snow and high winds has been issued for Oregon mountain passes late this weekend.
- Fox Weather
The FOX Forecast Center will keep an eye on a series of storm systems across the U.S. that will bring rain, snow and even severe weather to millions of Americans this week.
Expect very poor pass travel, and folks headed to the Apple Cup should be aware that getting back from Pullman on Saturday night or all day Sunday could be very difficult indeed.
- State College Centre Daily Times
College Avenue was blocked at Allen Street for nine minutes.
- Yahoo News
The latest in a Yahoo News series analyzes the Southwest in terms of climate change risks that it faces now and will experience in the years to come.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Frank Cerabino's column on the conspiracy theory that Hurricane Ian was a "deep state" plot against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
- The Tennessean
Emily Sotelo, 20, went missing after she set out for a hike Sunday in White Mountain National Forest, officials said.
- Fox News
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has joined in on a lawsuit against the government of Sweden alleging inaction on climate change that violates its Constitution.
Dollar Tree may be the place you only go for quick and affordable party or cleaning supplies, but you'd be amazed at the breadth of items the discount store offers each season. Though we're still...