Human Consumption to Blame for Declining Wildlife Populations — WWF

WWF is collaborating with a consortium of nearly 40 universities and organisations to launch a research initiative that will explore the critical work of putting together the best ways to save the planet. The report, released on Tuesday, paints a ve... More..

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Air pollution 25 times higher in Faridabad
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Air pollution 25 times higher in Faridabad

Delhi on Sunday recorded season's worst air quality at 381 which falls under the category of "very poor". According to Faridabad's pollution monitoring station, the PM2.5 or particles with diameter less than ...More..

Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still not threat to land National News
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still not threat to land National News

Oscar is the 15th named storm of the six-month Atlantic hurricane season that ends November 30. Additional strengthening is expected, and Oscar could become a hurricane after transitioning to a tropical storm...More..

Operation IceBridge Spots 2 Strangely Shaped Icebergs
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Operation IceBridge Spots 2 Strangely Shaped Icebergs

The mission is designed to provide accurate 3D views of the ice created in the Arctic and Antarctic while delivering up-to-date information on changes in the ice shelves. A huge crack has been spreading across ...More..

Climate change may result in adverse shortage and double price of beer
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Climate change may result in adverse shortage and double price of beer

In our study , we took beer as one such example, to highlight the ways climate change will affect our lives. The United Kingdom may decrease its beer consumption by between 0.37 billion and 1.33 billion lite...More..

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

I mean, we're up USD10.7 (trillion) - USD11.7 trillion, since I got elected. That is sort of progress, right? Maintaining that climate will " change back again ", he accused scientists of having a "very big p...More..

NASA reboots Hubble into safe mode
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

NASA reboots Hubble into safe mode

Right now HST is in safe mode while we figure out what to do. It's been used to date the galaxy and study black holes but now NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is taking a break from activities due to a mec...More..

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Possible Moon Outside Our Solar System

For the first time, astronauts previous year thought they may have found a moon outside our solar system , and recent observations lend credence to the existence of this exomoon. This would be the first moo...More..

Tropical Storm Kirk, Hurricane Rosa Are Strengthening: NHC
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Tropical Storm Kirk, Hurricane Rosa Are Strengthening: NHC

Unlike other countries such as Barbados, St Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines, no tropical storm Warnings or Watches has been issued for the BVI. The minimum pressure is 1,002 mb. "This disturbance is ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Underwater noise may have sent beluga whale off course

A beluga whale spotted in London's River Thames surfaced again on Wednesday near the British capital, hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat. "The Thames beluga is back feeding in its favoured spot ...More..

SpaceX announces first commercial lunar traveler: Yusaku Maezawa
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

SpaceX announces first commercial lunar traveler: Yusaku Maezawa

He also began selling clothing online and established the site Zozotown , the largest of its type in Japan. SpaceX had previously announced in 2017 that two then-unnamed passengers had booked passage for...More..

NASA launches laser device into space to measure Earth’s polar ice
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

NASA launches laser device into space to measure Earth’s polar ice

From its origin as the launch vehicle for the first Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites to NASA's Earth observing, science and interplanetary satellites including Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity to ...More..

Running Out Of Cots, North Carolina Shelters Strained As Florence Hits
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Running Out Of Cots, North Carolina Shelters Strained As Florence Hits

The destination for the crews is Camp McCrady, a National Guard training center in SC. A 78-year-old man was electrocuted while trying to connect extension cords in the rain while another man died when he was k...More..

Volvo halts production in SC as hurricane closes in
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Volvo halts production in SC as hurricane closes in

The storm's most likely landfall will be between northern SC and North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday. The center reported late Tuesday night that Florence was roughly 670 miles east-southeast of Bald Hea...More..

5 dead in Hurricane Florence, including mom and infant
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

5 dead in Hurricane Florence, including mom and infant

National Hurricane Center meteorologist Joel Cline said the mountains will wring water out of the moist tropical air: "It's like running into a wall, and that moisture has to go somewhere, and it goes up, creat...More..

Everything you need to know about Hurricane Florence
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Everything you need to know about Hurricane Florence

Morehead City resident Rebecca Marson decided not to evacuate because her surgeon husband wanted to remain behind with other first responders. North Carolina's governor, Roy Cooper, said Florence was set to...More..

Storm Helene to bring wet and windy weather to Ireland
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Storm Helene to bring wet and windy weather to Ireland

All eyes are on Hurricane Florence and its path toward the Carolinas, but other hurricanes and tropical storms are brewing as well. Winds: 40% - 60% chance of tropical storm force winds (greater than 39 m...More..

TROPICS: Florence to become a hurricane today; TD 9 strengthening
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

TROPICS: Florence to become a hurricane today; TD 9 strengthening

Florence is on track to hit the East Coast of the U.S. this week and now has maxim sustained winds of 85 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Center's 5 p.m. Florence is now about 600 miles south o...More..

Florence moves toward Carolinas, tropics remain active
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Florence moves toward Carolinas, tropics remain active

The tropics remain very active, with the primary focus being major Hurricane Florence , located 360 miles south-southwest of Bermuda and 785 miles east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina. An average hurric...More..

Hurricane Florence: US southeast braces for direct hit from 'monster' storm
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence: US southeast braces for direct hit from 'monster' storm

Where is the hurricane now? According to its current track, Florence is expected to make landfall along the Southeast or Mid-Atlantic coast Thursday. The storm threatened to hit coastal North and SC with ...More..