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- Associated Press
For National Park Service fisheries biologist Jeff Arnold, it was a moment he'd been dreading. Bare-legged in sandals, he was pulling in a net in a shallow backwater of the lower Colorado River last week, when he spotted three young fish that didn't belong there. Minutes later, the park service confirmed their worst fear: smallmouth bass had in fact been found and were likely reproducing in the Colorado River below Glen Canyon Dam.
- Associated Press
The Great Salt Lake has hit a new historic low for the second time in less than a year as the ongoing megadrought worsened by climate change continues to shrink the largest natural lake west of the Mississippi. Utah Department of Natural Resources said Monday in a news release the Great Salt Lake dipped Sunday to 4,190.1 feet (1,277.1 meters). Lake levels are expected to keep dropping until fall or winter, the agency said.
- Florida Today
The Caribbean Sea keeps on gifting Central Florida's beaches mounds of mushy, stinky golden brown seaweed.
A storage device made from sand may overcome the biggest issue in the transition to renewable energy.
- The Conversation
How hot is too hot for the human body? Our lab found heat + humidity gets dangerous faster than many people realize
Long-term exposure to high heat can become lethal. Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesHeat waves are becoming supercharged as the climate changes – lasting longer, becoming more frequent and getting just plain hotter. One question a lot of people are asking is: “When will it get too hot for normal daily activity as we know it, even for young, healthy adults?” The answer goes beyond the temperature you see on the thermometer. It’s also about humidity. Our research shows the combination of the two can get da
- Miami Herald
“Given the warm weather and tight fit of the container, it was important to try and free the cub quickly.”
- Argus Leader
As Sioux Falls braced for severe weather and storms, the sky turned green. Here's a look at the strange weather occurrence.
- The Daily News
Local coasts have started seeing more sharks, specifically great whites, hanging out or traveling by. Why is this?
Over the weekend, Tesla showed off its latest gadget: a solar trailer, featuring extendable panels, a satellite internet terminal and even a lick of matte-black paint. Tesla may have designed the trailer to add some range to electric vehicles — or to advertise Starlink's new $25-per-month "portability" feature, which SpaceX announced in May. Whatever it's for, you probably won't see this trailer for sale any time soon.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
A former spokesman at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California calls on state officials to make sacrifices now or risk drying out the state completely.
Climate change and worsening drought have driven water stores to dangerous lows. Now the federal government is telling states to drastically cut back.
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- Robb Report
The newcomer is the fifth-longest superyacht in the global fleet.
- Ocala Star Banner
Troy Travis Starling and Dustin Reddish were present in court with their lawyers on Tuesday and pleaded guilty to torturing black bears.
- Green Bay Press-Gazette
How a 1,200-year-old canoe found in Wisconsin's Lake Mendota last summer is serving as a bridge for tribal relations.
A 1,200-year-old canoe that was discovered in Wisconsin is becoming a bridge for building better relations between tribal and state officials.
- Charlotte Observer
“It’s gross & scummy, but doesn’t appear to be a threat to water quality.”
- Business Insider
Former NASA official warns SpaceX 'bro culture' could cause Elon Musk to lose his lead: 'The best and the brightest, they aren't going to put up with behavior that is truly a distraction'
Former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver told CNN she was disappointed to hear reports that alleged SpaceX's culture tolerated sexual harassment.
China has denied NASA Administrator Bill Nelson's claims that the East Asian country is planning to “take over” the Moon. “We must be very concerned that China is landing on the Moon and saying: 'It's ours now and you stay out,’” Nelson said. China and Russia are currently planning to team up and build a base on the Moon called the International Lunar Research Station, which is expected to be operational by 2036.
- Associated Press
NASA said Tuesday it has lost contact with a $32.7 million spacecraft headed to the moon to test out a lopsided lunar orbit, but agency engineers are hopeful they can fix the problem. After one successful communication and a second partial one on Monday, the space agency said it could no longer communicate with the spacecraft called Capstone. Engineers are trying to find the cause of the communications drop-off and are optimistic they can fix it, NASA spokesperson Sarah Frazier said Tuesday.
- Merced Sun-Star
Conservation groups filed a lawsuit last month, say the project could fell thousands of trees in the park.