Ash tree species likely will survive emerald ash borer beetles, but just barely.
- Business Insider
A pair of orcas are hunting great white sharks to eat their livers, causing the species to flee the coast of South Africa
Great white sharks off the coast of South Africa are being preyed upon by two killer whales, causing them to flee en masse, according to a new study.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Frank Cerabino's column: How PBSO needs to do a better job selling the public on the menace caused by wandering young bear killed in Royal Palm Beach
We want culture, dining and wilderness in areas with homes for $300,000 – so where should we retire?
When you think of wilderness, is it bear and moose and such, or national forests and other preserved areas, including wildlife management areas and state parks, for hikes? This option puts you on the other side of the country and in a city of 31,000 people some 25 miles west of Knoxville.
- VC Star | Ventura County Star
California cities have a slew of restrictions to save water amid the extreme drought. Here's what is happening in Ventura County.
- The Weather Network
It’s rare for storms in the Atlantic Ocean to take such an unusual track.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Mexico's environment ministry said on Friday it rejected a key environmental permit for a solar power plant that German automaker Audi has proposed to build at its factory in the central Mexican state of Puebla. Audi's proposed environmental impact statement for the photovoltaic power plant, sent to officials in late May, was denied because it requires a regional analysis given additional electrical infrastructure that will be needed, the ministry said in a brief statement. "From their initial conception, these types of projects require the establishment of a power station, an electric substation and internal transmission lines," it said.
- The Conversation
Physicists hunt for room-temperature superconductors that could revolutionize the world's energy system
Wind turbines and solar panels in Southern California. 4kodiak/E+ via Getty ImagesWaste heat is all around you. On a small scale, if your phone or laptop feels warm, that’s because some of the energy powering the device is being transformed into unwanted heat. On a larger scale, electric grids, such as high power lines, lose over 5% of their energy in the process of transmission. In an electric power industry that generated more than US0 billion in 2018, that’s a tremendous amount of wasted mone
- Miami Herald
Of the two tropical storms and one disturbance in the Atlantic region Saturday morning, the National Hurricane Center forecasts one to become a hurricane, one to dissipate by Monday and one to become nothing more than it is right now.
- Idaho Statesman
Hikers should be careful of protective animals, officials warned
- Associated Press
U.S. officials are testing a new wildfire retardant after two decades of buying millions of gallons annually from one supplier, but watchdogs say the expensive strategy is overly fixated on aerial attacks at the expense of hiring more fire-line digging ground crews. The Forest Service used more than 50 million gallons (190 million liters) of retardant for the first time in 2020 as increasingly destructive wildfires plague the West. It exceeded 50 million gallons again last year to fight some of the largest and longest-duration wildfires in history in California and other states.
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In Phoenix, temperatures are rising at an alarming rate due to climate change — but Mayor Kate Gallego has a plan to cool things down. As the summer months bring deadly temperatures, the newly created Office of Heat Response and Mitigation — the first of its kind in the U.S. — has been charged with easing the burden for Phoenix’s most at-risk residents and developing plans to ensure America’s hottest city remains livable.
- Yahoo Life
Combat the rise of plastics with this environmentally-friendly cleaning alternative that will help you clean your home sustainably.
- Hilton Head Island Packet
The project, led by a Yemassee-based wildlife foundation, illustrates the human cost of South Carolina’s slave rice culture.
- Naples Daily News
Heavy rain is possible along portions of the Texas coast for the next two days and could affect travel.
- Portsmouth Herald
Heavy rains. Less snow. Up to 60 days of extreme heat, every year by the end of the century.
- Detroit Free Press
In the Keweenaw Peninsula, the stars shine brightly over a lodge that's mastered ways to dim its light
- Yahoo News
On the downtown streets in America’s hottest city the temperature has hit 109 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s 1 o’clock in the afternoon in late June and the sidewalks are mostly empty, but an elderly woman carrying an umbrella passes by walking her terrier, the dog’s tiny feet fitted with leather moccasins to protect them from the scorching concrete.
- Myrtle Beach Sun News
The only hint that any tropical weather might appear came Friday afternoon, when the National Hurricane Center noticed a low pressure system near Savannah, Georgia. Twelve hours later, Colin appeared.
- The Weather Network
The summer is off to a toasty start for northern sections of the country that aren’t accustomed to such a long-lasting stretch of extreme heat.