The gator is safe and has been transported to the Cape May Zoo, the MCSPCA says.
A big part of Bill Gates' post-Microsoft life has been running a foundation to promote health and welfare in parts of the world that need it most. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was launched in 2000. Gates often gives talks on world affairs, discussing the work of the foundation as well as offering opinions about other current events.
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In this piece, we will take a look at the fifteen countries with the largest uranium reserves in the world. For more countries, head on over to 5 Countries With the Largest Uranium Reserves in the World. The growth in the awareness of global warming and the risks of greenhouse gas emissions has spurred a […]
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Florida wildlife officials are recommending charges against a man accused of dragging a shark around a beach after beating it with a hammer. The incident was caught on video.
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Arizona man jumps into frigid canal waters to save dog, owner from drowning: 'I don't think I'm a hero'
A man in Scottsdale, Arizona, is being credited as a hero after he jumped into the freezing waters of a canal to save a man and his dog who had fallen in.
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EPCOR is trying to keep water flowing in Rio Verde Foothills. But its proposal comes at great cost to many - and still doesn't fix the problem.
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The world has enough rare earth minerals and other critical raw materials to switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy to produce electricity and limit global warming, according to a new study that counters concerns about the supply of such minerals. With a push to get more electricity from solar panels, wind turbines, hydroelectric and nuclear power plants, some people have worried that there won’t be enough key minerals to make the decarbonization switch.
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Biden moves to protect the Tongass, North America's largest rainforest, from logging and road building
A bald eagle on Baranof Island in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty ImagesAsk people to find the world’s rainforests on a globe, and most will probably point to South America. But North America has rainforests too – and like their tropical counterparts, these temperate rainforests are ecological treasures. The Biden administration recently announced new policies to protect the Tongass National Forest, the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world and
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It was cheaper to fuel a gas-powered car for 100 miles than it was to charge a comparable electric vehicle in late 2022, according to Anderson Economic Group.
Scientists confirmed the presence of the "rare and remarkable" Pallas's cat on the world's highest mountain.
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Ohio regulators have set a public hearing for what would be one of the nation's biggest solar farms on land owned primarily by Bill Gates.
A hidden loophole in the Biden administration’s regulations to curb truck pollution could end up greatly weakening the new laws. These were part of a crackdown on heavy truck pollution that’s the first of its kind in decades, according to Bloomberg. But commercial truck makers like Daimler and Navistar pushed for an exemption to the stricter emissions under cold weather conditions, which allegedly hamper their engines’ abilities to curb pollution.
Azerbaijan has ambitious plans to produce renewable power and green hydrogen for export to Europe – but where will the funding come from?
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Texans can sign up to use solar-powered batteries and other energy devices to make money in the state’s power markets, under a pathbreaking new grid program. So-called virtual power plants (VPPs) perform grid roles previously reserved for large-scale power plants, but they do it by aggregating hundreds or thousands of buildings with controllable energy equipment, like batteries charged by rooftop solar.
Consumer rebates for home electrification are official as of Jan. 1, but several incentives won't be available until the end of 2023 or early 2024.
A cash-strapped Finnish zoo said on Friday it was preparing to return two giant pandas on loan from China as it could no longer afford their upkeep. The pandas, named Lumi and Pyry, were brought to Finland in January 2018, nine months after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the Nordic country and signed a joint agreement on protecting the animals. Ahtari Zoo, a private company which had hoped the pandas would bring visitors to the central Finland location, said it had instead accumulated mounting debts as the pandemic curbed travel.
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California plans to increase water deliveries after winter storms. Here's a look at reservoir levels
After weeks of stormy weather earlier this month, California's Department of Water Resources is getting a better idea of how the state's water supply may be shaping up for the coming spring and summer. The department is planning to increase certain water deliveries, which is a good sign. Water managers with the Department of Water Resources say they are "cautiously optimistic" about the state's water supply heading into the second half of the winter season. KCRA 3's Heather Waldman reports.
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WASHINGTON — The seven states that rely on water from the shrinking Colorado River are unlikely to agree to voluntarily make deep reductions in their water use, negotiators say, which would force the federal government to impose cuts for the first time in the water supply for 40 million Americans. The Interior Department had asked the states to voluntarily come up with a plan by Jan. 31 to collectively cut the amount of water they draw from the Colorado. The demand for those cuts, on a scale wit
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg and United Nations officials called on Friday for immediate action to address environmental impacts on individuals forced to flee their homes. About 20 million people are displaced every year due to climate change, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The U.N. agency stressed the importance of curbing the environmental crises that…