Fire crews were able to extinguish a fire on a houseboat on the Allegheny River.
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Draped in a colourful saree and shirt, Lakshmi Murgesan dives into the azure waters off India's southern coast to collect seaweed, which is being hailed by scientists as a miracle crop that absorbs more carbon dioxide than trees.
Data: Statefarm; Chart: Jared Whalen/Axios Just like people, more deer are moving to NWA. What's happening: Deer have fewer natural predators than they used to and, ironically thanks to urban development, feel safer closer to town. There is usually plenty of food, and they begin having fawns, so the population grows over time. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeWhy it matters: More deer means more human-animal interactions and as t
Putting out Halloween decorations, buying candy and carving pumpkins are the usual tasks of late October, but that all looks different this year under the hefty dump of early-season snow in the western United States from the parade of storms that marched across the region from late last week into early this week. The intense rain and dangerous flooding in burn scar areas of California have been devastating, and the snow-covered landscapes of high-elevation areas have been just as eye-popping and
- Miami Herald
The constant complaints that Miami Beach’s plans to raise roads in the face of sea rise would flood nearby homes has finally resulted in lawsuits.
- The Weather Network
Yet more heavy rain and mountain snow were ramping up in B.C. Wednesday night, courtesy of the next soggy system in a parade of storms that have barrelled through in recent days.
A team of scientists has discovered evidence of a novel, black "superionic" water ice that represents a wholly new phase of matter. The post Behold, Black ‘Superionic Ice’ Is the Latest Phase of Matter appeared first on Nerdist.
The Harvard University scientist who has called for setting aside half the planet as a nature preserve says the slope of human history will always be downward unless there is global cooperation to save existing species. Edward O. Wilson, a 92-year old naturalist hailed as the Darwin of the 21st century, said humankind is not too polarized to save the planet, even as some of the world's biggest polluters drag their feet on cutting carbon emissions and arresting global warming. He sees preventing catastrophic climate change -- the aim of U.N. climate talks starting in Scotland on Sunday -- and saving biodiversity, or the variety of plant and animal species in the world, as two initiatives that must happen together.
- The Guardian
Few are household names, yet these 12 enablers and profiteers have an unimaginable sway over the fate of humanity ‘The nation’s worst polluters managed to evade accountability and scrutiny for decades as they helped the fossil fuel industry destroy our planet.’ Illustration: Jason Goad/The Guardian For too long, Americans were fed a false narrative that they should feel individually guilty about the climate crisis. The reality is that only a handful of powerful individuals bear the personal resp
- LA Times
Hearing the mourning dove again was a revelation, but with it came a realization: the wistful coo hadn't been in the air for years.
- Associated Press
Residents on Spain’s La Palma island braced Wednesday for the possibility of bigger earthquakes that could compound the damage from a volcano spilling lava more than five weeks since it erupted. Seismologists said a 4.6 magnitude earthquake shook the island a day after they recorded a 4.9 magnitude quake that was the strongest so far of the hundreds that have occurred under La Palma since the volcano's Sept. 19 eruption.
- The Weather Network
Heavy rain continues for southern Vancouver Island today, with snowfall also impacting travel through major highway passes.
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Under the first-ever federally declared water cuts, Arizona will lose 20% of its supply from the Colorado River in 2022.View Entire Post ›
- Lexington Herald-Leader
It’s the first place in the state to get the designation.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Isolated tornadoes and powerful winds could hit parts of central North Carolina.
Yesterday, Hertz Global Holdings (OTCMKTS:HTZZ) announced plans to buy 100,000 electric vehicles (EVs) from Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). Source: Tudoran Andrei / Shutterstock.com Investors seized on this unexpected news to boost Tesla’s market cap over the $1 trillion mark. As I write this, the stock price is also still strutting its spectacular trillion-dollar valuation. “[Hertz’s purchase is] the single-largest purchase ever for electric vehicles… and represents about $4.2 billion of revenue for Tesla
The rare cubs were born at the Toledo Zoo back in June but just received their names after a public vote
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Heavy rain, strong storms across Central Florida Thursday
Production isn't rising to keep pace with demand, but the reasons shouldn't surprise anyone, writes energy researcher Bianca Taylor.
With the auto industry pivoting toward complete electrification, it shouldn't be surprising that the development of new hybrid cars has basically screeched to a halt. Toyota/Lexus makes the bulk of them, while only Honda, Hyundai, Kia and Ford offer them at all.
Scientists think the turtles may have become tangled in abandoned fishing nets and drowned.