Friday, July 30, 2021
Torrents of murky brown water gushed past the train window, flowing fast through the subway tunnel. Inside, passengers stood on top of seats, clutching their phones overhead as the muddy tide rose past their chests. Some gasped for air....
They’re arriving in swarms so dense it can appear the earth is moving. They’re covering roads and fields, pelting ATV riders, and steadily devouring grains and grass to the bedevilment of farmers and ranchers.A massive population of grasshoppers is...
Look at this massive “island” of dead fish floating off the St. Pete Pier on Friday morning. The city in Florida has been collecting tens of thousands of fish from the coast over the past 10 days and has...
About 5,000 baby and adult flamingos were found dead on a dried part of Lake Tuz in the central Turkish province of Konya over the past week. And the search continues…Thousands of flamingos are dying in Turkey. Picture via...
Despite being the only hospitable planet in the solar system, Earth can be a pretty dangerous place to inhabit. In its 4.5 billion-year history, the planet has gone through at least five major extinction events, the last of which...
Between May 1 and June 8 of this year, 242 microseisms shook Michoacán. Most of the earthquakes were not noticeable to humans, but the increased activity has led scientists to believe something larger is happening.A similar phenomenon occurred in...
Confidence is increasing that an episode of historic heat will torch much of the Pacific Northwest late this week into early next, with temperatures 30 degrees or more above average set to topple monthly and all-time records.“Record-Breaking and Dangerous...
Hundreds of birds across the eastern United States have been dying from a mysterious illness, and wildlife experts aren't sure what is causing it.In late May, The Washington Post reported birds in the Washington, D.C., area were starting to die. Since...
In a story reminiscent of that of Biblical Jonah, a veteran lobster diver was swallowed whole by a humpback whale on Friday off the Massachusetts coast and survived to tell the tale.Michael Packard, 56, was diving near the Herring Cove...
A huge Saharan dust storm has been captured on satellite heading for the Americas.Experts at NASA Earth Observatory say that the strong winds blew across Mali and Mauritania earlier this month, sweeping desert dust over Senegal and The Gambia and into the Atlantic.The NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite on 4 June and...

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