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Toxic chemicals to be released from derailed tankers in Ohio

Orange County Register | 2023-02-06, 22:53

By Patrick Orsagos and John Seewer | Associated Press EAST PALESTINE, Ohio — Authorities plan to release toxic chemicals into the air from five derailed tanker cars that were in danger of exploding Monday, telling residents near the Ohio-Pennsylvania state

Acadia National Park wants to raise entrance fees this summer

Bangor Daily News | 2023-02-06, 22:52

Acadia National Park is looking to raise its visitor entrance fees this year, with the goal of raising more money to help cover the operating expenses of the Island Explorer bus system. If the fee hikes get approved by the National Park Service, most visitors

Meet me in the metaverse: Some companies set up shop in a digital environment

Ottawa Business Journal | 2023-02-06, 22:51

As a snowstorm bore down on Toronto, Aaron Grinhaus spoke fondly about the view from his office — not his law firm’s building in midtown, but the one in the metaverse, where two park benches sit around a water fountain and the sky is a gradient of

Comedian chomps chili pepper at Edmonton public hearing while arguing climate change is 'not a ...

CTV | 2023-02-06, 22:47

A local comedian stirred up laughter, confusion and condemnation Monday morning when he ate a spicy prop at a public hearing in Edmonton City Hall as he ranted about how climate change is "not the end of the world." ...

Public comment session on pipeline's path through the Jefferson National Forest extended

no EC The Roanoke Times | 2023-02-06, 22:45

Laurence Hammack The deadline for public comments on the Mountain Valley Pipeline's proposed route through the Jefferson National Forest has been extended. A 45-day public input session would have expired Monday, but the U.S. Forest Service granted an

100K clean energy jobs announced since climate bill became law: analysis

The Hill | 2023-02-06, 22:44

More than 100,000 climate-friendly jobs were created in the months following the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, a new from an environmental group has found. The legislation, passed with only Democratic votes as part of a unique budget process

Woodss, Waters and Wildlife: Predator Calling Changes

no EC The Baytown Sun | 2023-02-06, 22:30

My first predator calling adventure was pretty primitive by today’s standards. I wore WW II camo-patterned pants, my old olive drab fatigue jacket, and carried a borrowed Remington .222 with a cracked stock. Another hunter had a .257 Roberts. He was our

The Epic of the Bear River Cutthroat Trout (US Fish and Wildlife Service)

Public Technologies | 2023-02-06, 22:18

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North Carolina in search of 'enthusiasm' vs. Wake Forest

no EC The Citizens | 2023-02-06, 22:17

While Wake Forest has pulled it together after a rough patch, North Carolina will try to reverse a trend after a disappointing week. The teams will meet Tuesday night in a rematch from last month, with each team in desperate need of success at Winston-Salem,

Kiawah Island biologist bands thousands of birds each season to track migration patterns

no EC The Post and Courier | 2023-02-06, 22:07

KIAWAH ISLAND — A biologist on this barrier island is leg-banding as many birds as humanly feasible to study how the changing environment impacts their migration. Last fall, wildlife biologist Aaron Given and a handful of assistants and volunteers banded their

Hydrogen is supplementing natural gas, but critics remain wary

Popular Science | 2023-02-06, 22:07

Hydrogen can comprise up to five percent of a home's natural gas. Deposit Photos A public utility is experimenting with blending small amounts of carbon-free hydrogen into natural gas lines in some Minnesota homes, but critics argue the procedure remains

Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, kills more than 3,400

The Mercury News | 2023-02-06, 22:04

By MEHMET GUZEL, GHAITH ALSAYED and SUZAN FRASER (Associated Press) ADANA, Turkey (AP) — A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked wide swaths of Turkey and neighboring Syria on Monday, killing more than 3,400 people and injuring thousands more as it toppled

Feature: National park restoration project new paradigm in Greece's reforestation

Xinhua | 2023-02-06, 21:49

by Maria Spiliopoulou ATHENS, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- Devastated twice in a decade (in 2012 and 2021) by wildfires, part of the Sounion National Park, 9 kilometers north of the ancient Temple of Poseidon that overlooks the Aegean Sea and about 40 kilometers south

Riot reports 17K miners offline due to Texas weather

The Coin Telegraph | 2023-02-06, 21:43

The mining firm reported two of the buildings at its Whinstone facility in Rockdale were damaged in December as Texas experienced days of sub-zero temperatures. ...

A 'Crazy-Looking Cat' Loose in Missouri Was Actually a Wild African Serval

Gizmodo | 2023-02-06, 21:43

A “crazy-looking cat” spotted by Missouri farmers

Atmospheric rivers are hitting the Arctic more often, and increasingly melting its sea ice

no EC The Daily Item | 2023-02-06, 21:34

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We can’t wait for Godot to save the climate

The Hill | 2023-02-06, 21:32

Some long-anticipated nuclear power technologies are raising hopes that next-generation reactors will join wind, solar, hydro and other renewable resources to save civilization from global climate change. Nuclear-power advocates are bullish about Advanced

Dubai: Taxis To Be 100% Environment-Friendly By 2027, Announces RTA

MENA FN | 2023-02-06, 21:31

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Taxis in Dubai will be transformed into 100 per cent environment-friendly (hybrid, electric and hydrogen-powered) vehicles by 2027. –The five-year plan (2023-27) aims to ... ...

US biodiversity crisis: 41% ecosystems face the risk of collapse

The Daily Telegraph Australia | 2023-02-06, 21:30

A new report finds that 41 percent of animals in the US and more than a third of plants are at risk of extinction. ...

UNC basketball vs. Wake Forest: Scouting report, score prediction for Tar Heels' ACC game

no EC The Courier-Tribune | 2023-02-06, 21:28

North Carolina basketball carries a two-game losing streak into its in-state ACC matchup with Wake Forest on Tuesday. Coming off a 63-57 loss at Duke, the Tar Heels (15-8, 7-5 ACC) will attempt to take down the Demon Deacons (15-9, 7-6) for a

Team U.S.A. Skiers to Wear Climate-Change Themed Race Suits at World Championships

National Review | 2023-02-06, 21:16

The American skiers will wear blue-and-white suits featuring images of ice chunks floating in the ocean. ...

Talon-locked bald eagles treated at Nova Scotia's Hope for Wildlife

CTV | 2023-02-06, 21:16

Two bald eagles are recovering after they were found locked together by their talons on Nova Scotia's South Shore. ...

Virgin Islands National Park Updates Schedule for Ongoing Marine Repairs (NPS - National Park Service)

Public Technologies | 2023-02-06, 21:13

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Making history every day (US Forest Service)

Public Technologies | 2023-02-06, 21:13

) Chief Randy Moore Every February, the annual celebration of Black history leads me to deep reflection. We celebrate and recognize the resiliency, triumphs and phenomenal accomplishments of my fellow African Americans. For me, our history is always in the

Seed strategy can help restore a biodiversity hotspot (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Public Technologies | 2023-02-06, 21:13

) Longleaf pine ecosystems like the one pictured near Fayetteville, North Carolina, once stretched from Virginia to Texas and can contain some of the most diverse plant communities in North America. However, much of the remaining longleaf pine plant

Manhattan man busted for allegedly vandalizing Forest Hills church: NYPD

no EC AM New York | 2023-02-06, 20:59

Detectives from the NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force arrested a Manhattan man Sunday, Feb. 5, for allegedly vandalizing a Forest Hills house of worship a week earlier. Juan

India, France, UAE agree to work on climate change, biodiversity

Your Middle East | 2023-02-06, 20:58

The trio will organise trilateral events in the framework of the Indian presidency of the Group of 20 rich and developing nations and the UAE’s hosting of COP28.. ...

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