Photos: Hurricane Matthew makes landfall — WAVY-TV

Hurricane Matthew made landfall as a Category 4 storm on October 4 near Les Anglais, Haiti, then continued its path toward the east coast of the United States. APP USERS: Click here to view the photos via Photos: Hurricane Matthew makes landfall — WAVY-TV

Images of the Day…Animals on safari !!!

Images of the Day…Animals on safari !!! Africa promises one of the best safari experiences in the world, enabling you to see the five big wild animal groups: the lion, the leopard, the elephant, the rhino and the buffalo. Capturing a good photo of these beautiful animals is not always easy, and very often, it comesContinue reading “Images of the Day…Animals on safari !!!”

Univ. of Utah study finds increased temperatures reduce toxin tolerance of some animals

Add this to the growing list of environmental complications due to global warming. U Study Finds That Increased Temperatures Reduce Toxin Tolerance of Some Animals BEAU HART on January 20, 2016 at 6:00 am Research conducted by U Ph.D. student Patrice Kurnath finds that at warmer temperatures the toxin tolerance of certain mammals is reducedContinue reading “Univ. of Utah study finds increased temperatures reduce toxin tolerance of some animals”

Tiny B&B in Chester celebrating after being voted the world’s best boutique hotel

*Books mini-break*.  Anyone fancy a trip to Chester? We hear the B&Bs are pretty decent. And they’re not a bad price either. Edgar House, a tiny seven-bed B&B overlooking the River Dee in Chester is probably treating itself to a little Bucks Fizz over breakfast today after being voted the world’s best small hotel inContinue reading “Tiny B&B in Chester celebrating after being voted the world’s best boutique hotel”

Ninth Planet May Have Been Discovered, Researchers Say

You might have a replacement, Pluto. There could be another planet in our solar system. Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have found evidence in the outer solar system of an object that could be a real ninth planet. There could be another planet in our solar system. Researchers at the California Institute ofContinue reading “Ninth Planet May Have Been Discovered, Researchers Say”

No one hurt when Jeep cracks through icy Indiana lake

It happened Tuesday night on Tamarack Lake at the Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area. Source: No one hurt when Jeep cracks through icy Indiana lake

A Portrait of the Plains: Documenting A Changing Landscape

Originally posted on Emilio Cogliani:
Fourchette Creek by Robin Walter Morning light spills through grass thick with dew, small whorls of dust rise from hooves stamping their lives into this ground. Listen, I rise to the clatter of birds: small, fierce, and brown. This blog is part of an ongoing series following the Rediscover the…

The “Driest place on Earth” is covered in pink flowers after rain

The Atacama Desert in Chile, known as the driest place on Earth, is awash with color after a year’s worth of extreme rainfall. In an average year, this desert is a very dry place. Arica, Chile, in the northern Atacama holds the world record for the longest dry streak, having gone 173 months without aContinue reading “The “Driest place on Earth” is covered in pink flowers after rain”

Female astronauts will spend 8 days in space without men or make-up

The test and flight simulation project, named “Moon-2015”, is designed to simulate an eight-day round trip to the moon, reaching lunar orbit before returning to the Earth. The all female astronaut crew asked how they’d cope in space without men or make-up for 8 days: The Russian Academy of Science’s Institute of Biomedical Problems (IBP) in Moscow beganContinue reading “Female astronauts will spend 8 days in space without men or make-up”

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Severe El Niño events will lead to coastal flooding and erosion

By Web Staff Published: September 21, 2015, 12:35 pm Map courtesy NOAA The projected upsurge of severe El Niño and La Niña events will cause an increase in storm events leading to extreme coastal flooding and erosion in populated regions across the Pacific Ocean, according to a multi-agency study published Monday in Nature Geoscience. The impactContinue reading “Severe El Niño events will lead to coastal flooding and erosion”

How fast is the Earth warming?

How fast is the Earth warming?  via: Sheldon Walker / Guest Blogger presents a method for calculating the Earth’s rate of warming, using the existing global temperature series:. It can be difficult to work out the Earth’s rate of warming. There are large variations in temperature from month to month, and different rates can be calculated dependingContinue reading “How fast is the Earth warming?”

Acoustic survey tracks whale population trends along the coast of Southern California

Originally posted on Summit County Citizens Voice:
Naval training exercises off the coast of California could pose a threat to endangered marine mammals. Blue whale numbers holding steady; fin whales increasing Staff Report FRISCO — A new acoustic survey in Southern California coastal waters is helping researchers track whale populations. The data analyzed by the Scripps…

Asbestos Tradgedy in Big Sky Country

. Welcome to Libby, Montana, population 2,691. In many ways, Libby is like any other small town. It sits nestled between bits of national forest, it has a train station and a few schools (go Loggers!), and for many years its economy was supported by the nearby logging and mining operations. But in other ways, Libby isContinue reading “Asbestos Tradgedy in Big Sky Country”