WASHINGTON — By the time the rain stops, Harvey will have dumped about 1 million gallons of water for every man, woman and child in southeastern Texas a soggy, record-breaking glimpse of the wet and wild future global warming could bring, scientists say.
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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — A stretch of the Gibbon River and its headwater lakes are being poisoned so Yellowstone National Park can remove non-native fish and create a refuge for west slope cutthroat trout and river-running greyling.
One Fort Frances Lakers' forward is returning to the squad while another has moved on.
The Lakers announced Tuesday that Julian Uhryniuk will be back for his third season with the SIJHL squad.
The 20-year-old from East St. Paul, Man. battled injuries much of last season, which limited him to just 39 regular-season games and then sidelined him for the entire playoffs.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Engineers at a lab in Florida have been working quietly for the last two and a half years on building one of the most powerful magnets in the world.
APPLEDORE ISLAND, Maine — When diving in the Gulf of Maine a few years back, Jennifer Dijkstra expected to be swimming through a flowing kelp forest that had long served as a nursery and food for juvenile fish and lobster.
Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Hundreds of Pacific walruses came ashore to a barrier island on Alaska’s northwest coast, the earliest appearance of the animals in a phenomenon tied to climate warming and diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice.
WASHINGTON — One of the coldest places on Earth is so hot it’s melting.
Glaciers, sea ice and a massive ice sheet in the Arctic are thawing from toasty air above and warm water below. The northern polar region is heating up twice as fast as the rest of the planet and that’s setting off alarm bells.
VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut — The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic expedition into a summer cruise.
“The most important piece of clothing to pack is good, sturdy and warm boots. There is going to be snow and ice on the deck of the icebreaker,” it read. “Quality boots are key.”
WASHINGTON — The sun is about to spill some of its secrets, maybe even reveal a few hidden truths of the cosmos. And you can get in on the act next week if you are in the right place for the best solar eclipse in the U.S. in nearly a century.