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- Charlotte Observer
Add this latest discovery to the list of strange things found in Lake Wylie over the years.
- Idaho Statesman
Boise has been shaking since spring 2020.
On a cool July dawn, 11-year-old Henry Herrera and his father were outside their home in Tularosa, New Mexico, when they saw a bright light and heard the boom of what turned out to be the world's first atomic bomb test. Hours later, their home was covered in ash.Why it matters: Three-quarters of a century later, Hispanic and Mescalero Apache families and descendants of those living near the Trinity Test are dealing with rare cancers that have devastated nearly four generations, while the federal
- The Guardian
The Anishinaabe people are rallying to save their lakes and their traditional wild rice harvests Low water levels mean rice harvesters can’t paddle their canoes to their traditional harvesting areas. Photograph: Kerem Yucel/AFP/Getty Images Along the eastern boundary of the White Earth Indian Reservation in north-western Minnesota, Indigenous Anishinaabe wild rice harvesters Jerry and Jim Libby set down a row of wooden pallets into the mud just beyond the dock of Upper Wild Rice Lake. It was a c
- The Weather Network
Forecasters are currently monitoring two tropical storms, Peter and Rose, in the Atlantic basin.
- Business Insider
Invasive lanternflies devour vineyards, swarm the plants around homes, and invade new areas: 'They're little Draculas'
Invasive lanternflies are creating a nightmare for winemakers and spawning a wave of hatred among homeowners as they expand across the country.
- Associated Press
Here marks the genesis of New Mexico’s centuries-old tradition of sharing water through irrigation systems known as acequias. Once an acequia commissioner and now a U.S. congresswoman, Leger Fernández knows how hard it is to tell farmers they won't get all the water they need — or maybe none at all. “There was always a sense of accomplishment but now what we’re witnessing is we can’t do it all the time anymore because we don’t have the water,” she said during a tour with acequia officials.
Canary Islands President Angel Victor Torres told a press conference on Sunday night that 5,000 people had been evacuated and no injuries had been reported so far. Flights to and from the Canaries were continuing as normal, the airport operator Aena said. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez arrived in La Palma, the most northwesterly island of the archipelago, late on Sunday for talks with the islands' government on managing the eruption.
Greenland was hit by a wave of snowfall earlier this week, bringing a mild dose of relief to the country's rapidly melting ice sheet, NASA announced.Why it matters: The accelerating rate of climate change hastens the extent of the ice melt in Greenland, which is the largest contributor to global sea levels rising.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe big picture: The recent snowfall brought on by Hurricane Larry might be able to b
- Orlando Sentinel
ORLANDO, Fla. — Sunday was a day for tropical storm formation as the 2021 hurricane season saw its 16th and 17th named systems with Tropical Storm Peter and Tropical Storm Rose both swirling in the Atlantic. Tropical Storm Peter formed in the Atlantic early Sunday morning with Rose following suit by Sunday evening. As of 5 p.m. EDT, the National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Rose was ...
- The Telegraph
Thousands of guillemots and razorbills have descended on Britain’s coastlines, with some even spotted 10 miles up rivers, in a mystery gathering of seabirds.
A swarm of bees has killed 63 endangered African penguins on a beach outside Cape Town, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds said on Sunday.
(Bloomberg) -- PG&E Corp. said it is planning to cut power to some customers in parts of Northern California as soon as early Monday to prevent its live wires from sparking wildfires during gusty winds. The California utility giant said it will likely turn off electricity to about 7,100 homes and business in ten counties, including areas of Napa County and hills west of Sacramento, according to a post Sunday on PG&E’s website. The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning through Tuesda
- LA Times
The KNP Complex fire reaches the edge of the Giant Forest, which is home to about 2,000 giant sequoias.
- The Guardian
As demand for chips surges, the semicondutor industry is trying to grapple with its huge carbon foot print A TSMC chip wafer. The semiconductor industry is starting to reckon with its big climate footprint. Photograph: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company The semiconductor industry has a problem. Demand is booming for silicon chips, which are embedded in everything from smartphones and televisions to wind turbines, but it comes at a big cost: a huge carbon footprint. The industry presents
- Miami Herald
Two storm systems are making their way across the Atlantic Ocean, but the forecast track from National Hurricane Center as of 8 a.m. Sunday has neither as a probable direct threat to Florida or the Caribbean.
- KGO – San Francisco
CONGRATULATIONS! Four Bay Area students with unique strategies for fighting climate change and protecting our environment have won the Eco-Hero award.
A volcano erupted on the Spanish island of La Palma on Sunday, prompting authorities to speed up evacuation efforts, AP reports. Why it matters: The explosion, which took place in a southern area of the island known as Cabeza de Vaca, came after several weeks of seismic activity, with authorities recording an earthquake of about 3.8 magnitude before the eruption. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeLa Palma is one of eight Spanish C
- WFTX - Fort Myers Scripps
Post tropical Odette continues to move away from the United States and Tropical Depression Sixteen formed over 600 miles east of the northern Leeward Islands, but the National Hurricane Center is still monitoring 1 other area in the tropics.
- Business Insider
The companies polluting the planet have spent millions to make you think carpooling and recycling will save us
The plastics industry kickstarted recycling to avoid bans on plastic packaging. Decades later, BP invented the carbon-footprint calculator.