Environment

What Is A ‘Zombie’ Tropical Storm?

A week after slamming into Bermuda as a Category 1 hurricane, Paulette is back from the dead ― this time as a tropical...

Brazil’s Plan To Open Indigenous Land To Mining Would Affect ‘Entire Planet’: Scientist

BRASILIA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Brazilian government proposal to open indigenous land in Brazil to mining concessions could lead to the loss...

Firefighting Resources Run Thin As West Coast Wildfires Continue

Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of...

Austrian Minister To Trump: No, We Don’t Live In ‘Forest Cities,’ Have Exploding Trees

BERLIN (AP) — The Austrian government has spoken up to correct U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim that people in its country live in...

South Faces Widespread Flooding, Power Outages In Hurricane Sally’s Wake

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Rivers swollen by Hurricane Sally’s rains threatened more misery for parts of the Florida Panhandle and south Alabama on...

Fire, Flood, Smoke, Cyclones: The Climate Crisis Is Everywhere

With the deadly coronavirus pandemic raging into its seventh month, communities across the country now find themselves unable to escape the rapidly worsening...

Malaysian Primate ‘Borrows’ Phone And Takes Selfies

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian student whose cellphone was stolen while he was sleeping has tracked down the culprit: a monkey...

Hurricane Sally Pummels Florida Panhandle, Southern Alabama

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A newly strengthened Hurricane Sally pummeled the Florida Panhandle and south Alabama with sideways rain, beach-covering storm surges, strong...

Biden Teases Canceling Puerto Rico’s ‘Illegal’ Debt In New Plan For The Island

Joe Biden’s presidential campaign said Tuesday it would look for ways to cancel Puerto Rico’s crushing municipal debt and make broad investments in...

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