Stormy 'Washing Machine' Waves Blamed for Deaths of Countless Seabirds in Atlantic Coast
Cyclones whipping up "washing machine" waves could have caused the starvation and death of thousands of seabirds that wash up on Atlantic coasts yearly, a new study says. Experts warn that the event could worsen with climate change. Most of the birds are found washed up on beaches in a very large number, making scientists believe the occurrence is caused by intense winter cyclones that stop them from feeding.
Authorities Caution Residents in New Jersey to Brace for Radiation Emergency
The CDC New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness along with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection would like people in the Garden State to get ready for the event a radiation emergency brings.
3 Dead, Dozens Injured as Powerful 6.0 Earthquake Struck Southwest China
An earthquake struck southwest China's Sichuan province Thursday, damaging homes, killing not less than three people and leaving dozens injured. The rescue team began work after the magnitude-6.0 earthquake. The official Xinhua News Agency said the quake struck at 4:33 a.m. at a depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers) in a county in the city of Luzhou called Luxian.
Wildfire Blazing in California’s Sierra Nevada is Threatening World's Largest Trees
Wildfire with increasing intensity, prompted by lightning is spreading through the dense, arid, forested Sierra Nevada, presenting threats to the ancient sequoia trees in sequoia national park. The fires are burning so seriously, making the park officials fear that the largest trees in the world could be in danger.
Louisiana, Other Gulf States May Expect Up to 20 Inches of Rainfall Due to Tropical Depression Nicholas
As Tropical Depression Nicholas slowly moves across Texas, residents of Houston are told to remain at home Tuesday night and Louisiana residents, including some still struggling to recover from Hurricane Ida, are told to brace for intensive rain. Nicholas is a rainmaker that moves gradually and could possibly dump precipitation of up to 20 inches over the next few days.
2.1 Million Kenyans on the Brink of Starvation as Half of the Country Experience Drought
About 2.1 million Kenyans are suffering from starvation as a result of drought in half the country, which is making farmers yield insufficient harvests. The Covid-19 pandemic is worsening food insecurity by decreasing the available employees in a country whose subsistence farming totally depends on communal labour.
Human Remains Found Inside Alligator Suspected of Attacking Man in Louisiana
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office said an alligator weighing 504-pound believed to have taken the life of a 71-year-old man from Louisiana in Hurricane Ida floodwaters has been caught with what looks like human remnants in its stomach. The incident took place the day following Ida.
Poacher Killed Black Bear Mother in Idaho, Cubs Could Possibly be Euthanized if Found
Another illegal poaching happened in Idaho, this time a black bear mother was separated from her cubs, and the three weans could possibly not stand a chance, either. Idaho Fish & Game are currently asking for any guide on the unauthorized poaching of a bear sow - black in color - who was shot and killed close to Hills Resort.
New Research: Decline in Atmospheric CO2 Led to Cooling During the Age of the Dinosaurs
A drop in atmospheric carbon dioxide prompted a considerable cooling 133 million years ago - the period dinosaurs wandered the world, a new study revealed.
Climate Crisis Triggers Wildfires, Prompting Biden to Advocate for a Rebuilding Plan
Joe Biden journeyed to California on Monday to observe wildfire destruction as the state experience a catastrophic fire season that plans on outdoing the one of 2020, the worst fire season in the state that is on record. Biden called year-round flames and other severe weather a climate crisis reality to which the nation cannot turn a blind eye anymore
Rain Helps Reduce Intensity of Massive Wildfire That Killed a Firefighter in Spain
Light rain in Spain gave firefighters combating the "monster" wildfire on Monday some breathing space. This fire has killed one firefighter, forcing approximately 2,600 residents from their homes. The regional government said about 51 water-dropping planes and 500 firefighters have been making effort to stop the fire, with officials convinced it was intentionally started the previous Wednesday in the southern Malaga province.
Hurricane Ida Left Disastrous Oil Spills in its Wake, Could it be as Bad as Katrina's?
Two weeks following the impact of the Category 4 hurricane on the Louisiana coast, it remains a difficult task to identify the amount of oil, the number of spills, and other chemicals that are found in the water. The Coast Guard has received over 2,300 reports of oil spills and approximately 900 have not been investigated yet.
Ground Squirrel: Research Reveals This Rodent has Four Main Personality Traits
Animals also have big personalities like humans. Temperaments, Individual traits, and coping styles have been noticed among a massively diverse range of animals like fish, sea anemones, birds, spiders, mammals, and lizards. Actually, some experts believe personality is present across the whole animal kingdom and squirrels are no exception.
Climate Change Prompts High Temperatures in Colorado, Presenting Major Health Risk
Climate change has boosted a respiratory irritant that is affecting Colorado residents. Climate change from the 1950s to 2019 brought about higher temperatures and has increased the development of ground-level ozone in the Denver Metro region, slowing down the ability of the region to reach national ozone standards.
Typhoon Chanthu to Hit China After Impacting Philippines and Taiwan
After Typhoon Chanthu impacted portions of the Philippines and Taiwan the previous week and this weekend respectively, it has a new region it's targeting for the upcoming week. Portions of mainland China are the targeted area to experience the Chanthu's wrath this week, according to AccuWeather forecasters. Torrential rainfall will be the most remarkable impact on mainland China from Chanthu.