Sunday, September 15, 2019
Tags Nature and environment

Tag: nature and environment

Insects Are Dying En Masse, Risking ‘Catastrophic’ Collapse Of Earth’s Ecosystems

There have been warning signs for years about plummeting insect populations worldwide, but the extent of the potentially "catastrophic" crisis had not been well-understood...

College Student Froze To Death In Iowa Amid Polar Vortex

A freshman at the University of Iowa froze to death this week after being found unconscious behind a building at the school.Gerald Belz, 18,...

Trump Orders FEMA To Cut Off Aid For California Wildfire Recovery

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he has ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency to cut off wildfire relief aid for fire-scorched California...

National Parks Getting Trashed During Government Shutdown

Some National Parks are being overwhelmed by trash, vandalism, human feces and destructive off-roading while most personnel are gone during the government shutdown,...

Beloved Yellowstone Wolf ‘Spitfire’ Killed By Trophy Hunter

A wild wolf beloved by wolf watchers and biologists who visit Yellowstone National Park has been shot dead by a hunter.The 7-year-old female wolf,...

Lioness Kills Long-Time Mate At Indianapolis Zoo

A female African lion killed her long-time mate and the father of her three cubs early this week at the Indianapolis Zoo, officials...

Florida Governor To Declare State Of Emergency Ahead Of Possible Hurricane

MIAMI (AP) - Newly named Tropical Storm Michael could strengthen to a hurricane as it heads to the Florida Panhandle, the U.S. National Hurricane...

Climate Change Comes Home To Roost In North Carolina

The water inundated homes, many still boarded up from Hurricane Matthew two years earlier. It swallowed farm operations, killing millions of chickens and turkeys...

Trump Administration Rushes To Lease Federal Lands

WASHINGTON - The Department of Interior is quietly preparing to offer hundreds of thousands of acres of public land for leasing to energy companies,...

6 Years Ago, North Carolina Chose To Ignore Rising Sea Levels....

In 2012, North Carolina legislators passed a bill that barred policymakers and developers from using up-to-date climate science to plan for rising sea levels...