Study Shows That World's Eight Most Impactful Wildfires Occurred in the Last Decade
In the past decade, there have been eight of the worst wildfire weather years on record. According to recent research, the world's eight most severe wildfire weather years happened in the previous decade, suggesting that catastrophic fire weather is caused by a drop in atmospheric humidity and increasing temperatures.
Break Expected in Raincouver Following Months of Precipitation
The Pacific Northwest will get some relief in December, but residents will have to endure at least one more gusty, wet storm, which may boost rain totals to record levels. An AccuWeather Meteorologist told the Seattle Times that November has been the sixth wettest on record at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, where 10.14 inches of rain had fallen through Nov. 29
Scientists Say Earth's Unexplainable Water Could be From a Mystery Source - The Sun
Despite the fact that Earth is the bluest planet in our Solar System, no one is aware of where all Earth's water came from. When solar wind interrelates with the microscopic dust particles present on certain asteroids, a little quantity of water is produced, which might explain some of the liquid found on Earth.
Police Rescued 53 Dogs That Arrived at an Illegal Slaughterhouse in Indonesia
The moment police and animal rights activists stopped a vehicle containing 53 terrified dogs as it reached an unauthorized dog meat slaughterhouse in Indonesia was caught on camera. According to a statement from animal rights organization Humane Society International, the dogs were tied in bags and others had their mouths closed together.
Butterfly Guides in Mexico Hopes For an Increase in Monarch Population
Last year wasn't a good one for monarch butterflies and visitors in central Mexico, so local farmers and butterfly guides are hoping for a better year this 2021. According to experts, it is too early to count the number of monarch butterflies moving to forests west of Mexico's capital from the United States and Canada every year.
North Carolina's State Park Forced to Close After Wildfire Broke Out in the Area
On Saturday, a wildfire raged across Pilot Mountain State Park in North Carolina, prompting the park's closure on Sunday. Firefighters in North Carolina are working to contain the wildfire that has already burnt roughly 180 acres. Six fire crews were sent to the area on Saturday night.
Great Barrier Reef: How Coral Spawning Event Contribute to Breeding Heat-Tolerant Corals
Multiple species of corals in the Great Barrier Reef synchronize the release of their sperm and eggs for several days after the November full moon - this year on the 19th of November. As these bundles float to the surface, they fertilize and develop into immature corals that eventually settle on the reef, forming new coral colonies.
Study Reveals the Advantages and Detriments Associated with Hoofed Animals
In general, wild ungulates like deer, hippos, wild boar, or giraffes benefit humans with hunting, aesthetic value, and food sources it represents for a lot of communities. Researchers came to this conclusion after conducting a scientific literature review. Studying wild ungulates' advantages and disadvantages on a worldwide scale was the focus of this research project.
Scientists to Create First Underground Magma Observatory by Drilling Into Krafla Volcano
The Krafla volcano is one of the most impressive natural wonders in Iceland, with its vast crater lake of blue water, plumes of smoke, and sulfurous bubbling of dirt and gases. A team of international experts is prepared to drill two kilometers (1.2 miles) into the core of the volcano in the country's northeast, a Jules Verne-style project whose goal is to create the first underground magma observatory in the world.
Mr. Goxx: Hamster Skilled in Crypto Trading Dies of Unknown Causes
Mr. Goxx, a hamster who became famous for his crypto trading skills, died unexpectedly due to unexplained causes. Wednesday's Twitter announcement from Mr. Goxx's unidentified owner confirmed the terrible news. According to the tweet, Mr. Goxx showed no sign that he was seriously ill.
Megaspider Bigger Than Its Kind Handed in to Australian Reptile Park in New South Wales
The adopted funnel-web spider is the biggest of its kind, with a leg span twice that of many other members of its species and fangs long and strong enough to punch through a fingernail, according to park specialists. The goal is to milk the spider's venom in order to make more anti-venom.
Worsening Air Pollution Could be Responsible For Alarming Rise in Lung Cancer Cases
Increased air pollution has been linked to an increase in lung adenocarcinoma (LADC) all over the world. The same research came to the conclusion that less smoking worldwide reduces lung squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC) cases. Lung adenocarcinoma is associated with genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors, whereas lung squamous cell carcinoma is linked to a history of smoking.
California Rejects 109 Fracking Permits Prior to 2024 Ban
This year, California's Geologic Energy Management Division rejected about 109 fracking licenses. Since February, California authorities have refused to authorize licenses for the controversial oil and gas extraction process referred to as fracking, effectively getting rid of the process prior to Gov. Gavin Newsom's 2024 deadline to put a stop to it.
Alberta Clipper is Expected to Bring Snow to the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes
This holiday weekend, an Alberta clipper is expected to bring frigid air and the first accumulating snow of the season to some part of the country. While astronomical winter doesn't start until Dec. 21, meteorological winter kicks off Dec. 1. This weekend, some locals may have to get their winter jackets and snow shovels out of storage before winter arrives.
Scientists Almost Failed to Detect the Largest Underwater Volcano Eruption Ever Recorded
After a kiwi passenger sent images of the unusual ocean slick to experts, they identified it as a raft of floating rock discharged from an undersea volcano produced in the greatest eruption of its kind that has ever been recorded. While scientists initially failed to detect the event referred to as Havre Seamount, the floating rock platform it created was impossible to ignore.