Category: Environment

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Trump to undo Obama’s climate change agenda

BY DEVIN HENRY – 03/27/17 11:00 PM EDT   President Trump will use an executive order on Tuesday to dismantle to the Obama administration’s climate change agenda. The order will compel the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

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First fluorescent frog found

13 March 2017   Under normal light, the South American polka dot tree frog (Hypsiboas punctatus) sports a muted palette of greens, yellows and reds. But dim the lights and switch on ultraviolet illumination,...

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Fossil Shows Pregnant Sea Monster

Feb. 14, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.   By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An extraordinary fossil unearthed in southwestern China shows a pregnant long-necked marine reptile that lived millions of years before the dinosaurs...

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Nearly 200000 Dam Evacuees Allowed To Go Home

2/14/2017   OROVILLE, Calif. (CBSMiami/AP) — A Northern California lake that has brought local residents festivals and fireworks for half a century was feared to be bringing them disaster as the huge reservoir held...

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Avalanche in French Alps Kills 4 Snowboarders

By BENOÎT MORENNEFEB. 13, 2017 PARIS — An avalanche in the French Alps killed four snowboarders, including an instructor, on Monday morning. The four snowboarders — a 48-year-old man, his son, 15, and son-in-law,...

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[CNN] Donald Trump, environmentalist?

By John D. Sutter, CNN Updated 8:32 AM ET, Thu January 26, 2017 (CNN)President Donald Trump campaigned on the promise of gutting US environmental regulations. On week one of his presidency, it’s clear he...

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[BBC] Larsen ice crack continues to open up

By Jonathan AmosBBC Science Correspondent 1/19/2017 The crack that looks set to spawn a giant iceberg in the Antarctic has continued to spread. The rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf has grown a...

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[Cnn] Drone footage shows remains of Chernobyl

By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN updated 7:22 PM EST, Sun November 30, 2014 (CNN) — Time has effectively stood still in the Ukranian city of Pripyat, which was evacuated in the aftermath of the 1986...