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Coral Reefs Show Sensitivity To Climate Change

CBC   |   July 6, 2012

Extreme temperature swings thousands of years ago caused a dramatic shutdown in coral reef growth that lasted more than two millenniums — a finding that...

Red Planet Bicycles Offers Free Skills And Wheels To Volunteers in North Detroit Neighborhood

The Huffington Post   |  David Sands   |   July 7, 2012

Two years ago, Mars Symons, 29, was the co-owner of a successful San Francisco kosher food service called Noble Foods -- but he gave that...

Anthrax Likely Killed 128 Bison In The N.W.T.

CBC   |   July 6, 2012

Anthrax is believed to have killed 128 bison northwest of Fort Providence, N.W.T. The carcasses were found close to Mills Lake during a routine anthrax...

North Dakota Oil Town's Prosperity Doesn't Reach Teachers

AP   |  JAMES MacPHERSON   |   July 6, 2012

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Jobs paying $80,000 or more abound in North Dakota's booming oil patch, but when Molly Lippert came home from college, she gladly...

Andrew Oberle, Chimp Attack Victim, Survived Because Of Doctors, Says Parents

AP   |   July 6, 2012

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The parents of the American student mauled by two chimps in South Africa last week called their son's survival a "miracle" and...

Fracking Debate At Aspen Ideas Fest: Audience Decides That Fracking Does More Harm Than Good

The Colorado Independent   |  Troy Hooper   |   July 6, 2012

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: ASPEN — After an Oxford-style debate Sunday night, environmental attorneys Deborah Goldberg and Katherine Hudson convinced 15 percent of...

New Jersey Heat Wave Continues

AP   |   July 6, 2012

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's heat wave continues unabated and forecasters expect it will get hotter on the weekend. Temperatures are expected around 100...

Richard Cain, West Virginia Man, Wants Supreme Court To Rule In Gas Case

AP   |   July 6, 2012

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Marion County man wants the state Supreme Court to weigh in on a lawsuit aimed at stopping an Exxon Mobil...

U.S. Drought 2012: More Than Half Of Continental States Experiencing Extremely Dry Conditions

  |   July 6, 2012

By Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor: The United States is parched, with more than half of the lower 48 states experiencing moderate to extreme drought,...

Colorado Roadless Rule In Effect: Suporters Say It Protects 4.2 Million Acres, Critics Say It Opens Up Backcountry For Drilling And Mining

The Colorado Independent   |  Troy Hooper   |   July 6, 2012

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: A plan to manage some of Colorado's most prized forests went into effect on Tuesday, marking the end of...

Blue Whales Spotted In California By The Dozen (PHOTOS)

AP   |   July 5, 2012

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Blue whales, the world's largest animal, are being seen in droves off the Northern California coast. The ocean giants are being...

Gay Rodeo Protest: Activist Group Charges Event Encourages Animal Cruelty (PHOTOS)

  |  Aaron Sankin   |   July 9, 2012

There's trouble brewing over at the gay rodeo, but it doesn't have to do with the sexuality of the participants. Instead, an animal rights group...
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Mohamed Nasheed, Former Maldives President, Calls For U.S. To Embrace Climate Change Reality

HuffingtonPost.com   |  James Gerken   |   July 6, 2012

Mohamed Nasheed, former president of the Maldives, has some words of climate change warning for the United States: "You can't pick and choose on science."...

Shark Cam: Discovery Channel Features Interactive Live Feed At Georgia Aquarium (VIDEO)

  |   July 6, 2012

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Shark Week, the Discovery Channel has teamed up with the Georgia Aquarium to provide a 360-degree live video feed...

U.S. Heat Wave End In Sight For Parts Of Nation

  |   July 6, 2012

By Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer After an unusually oven-like June, the beginning of July has been sweltering, too. The heat didn't even take time...

International Whaling Commission Rejects Greenland's Quota Request

AP   |   July 5, 2012

PANAMA CITY — The International Whaling Commission has rejected a request from Denmark for a whaling quota for indigenous groups in Greenland. The commission voted...

Bike Messenger Reality Show: San Francisco Cyclists Rumored To Star On Weather Channel (VIDEO)

  |  Sarah Medina   |   July 9, 2012

A rumored new reality show hopes to reveal the precarious lives of bike messengers in a city noted for its stringent bike crackdowns. Though the...

Tori, Smoking Orangutan In Indonesia, Is Quitting Cold Turkey With Zookeepers' Help

AP   |   July 6, 2012

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Tori is a teenager with a bad habit. The 15-year-old orangutan has been smoking cigarettes at an Indonesian zoo for a decade,...

Kahuna The Sea Turtle Freed After Year Of Hyperbaric Therapy (VIDEO)

Huffington Post   |  David Moye   |   July 7, 2012

It's been two long years of rehabilitation for a female sea turtle named Kahuna, but the effort may have paid off because, as of July...

Gabrielle Zeni, 9-Year-Old, Goes Tubing With Dolphins (VIDEO)

  |   July 6, 2012

Photographers often say that the best camera is the one you have with you. One family from San Clemente, Calif., proved the adage right Sunday...

Heat Waves Hardest On Minority Communities, Experts Say

  |   July 13, 2012

Torrid temperatures aren't uncommon this time of year, but record-breaking levels of heat and humidity are and they're expected to sweep through most of the...

Stan Orchard, Vancouver Island Bullfrog Hunter, Stymied By Bad Weather

CP   |  The Canadian Press   |   July 6, 2012

VICTORIA - British Columbia's rainy spring has been a boon to bullfrogs.Victoria-based amphibian hunter Stan Orchard says his efforts to stop the spread of the...

Michigan Heat Wave 2012: Thousands Still Without Power As Temperatures Top 100

AP   |  COREY WILLIAMS   |   July 6, 2012

DETROIT (AP) — Utility workers are expecting triple-digit temperatures Friday as they work to restore electricity to thousands of Michigan homes and businesses that are...

Cutest Cat Video Ever? Little Kid Desperately Wants Kitten To Be YouTube Famous

  |   July 6, 2012

Kids generally rise to YouTube stardom because of what they do on-screen. But now, it's one child's outstanding narration behind the camera that's making this...

FOX-17 Reporter Nicole DiDonato Interrupted By Cat Live On-Air (VIDEO)

  |   July 6, 2012

A local news report in Grand Rapids, Michigan took a hilariously unexpected turn on Thursday morning, thanks to a cat. FOX-17 reporter Nicole DiDonato was...

25 Dogs That Love Reading

buzzfeed.com   |   July 6, 2012

These dogs are just catching up with their summer reading. What do dogs like to read about? Dogs, mostly. Also, a significant number of literate...

West Virginia Heat Wave Continues; Thousands Still Without Power

AP   |   July 6, 2012

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thousands of West Virginians still without electricity a week after violent storms face more hot weather and possibly more storms. Heat...

Waldo Canyon Fire 2012: Colorado Blaze Appears To Have Started Near Hiking Trail (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

AP   |   July 7, 2012

By ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- Dispatch recordings show that Colorado's deadly Waldo Canyon wildfire appears to have started near a popular hiking trail west of...

Bill Termeer, Honey Producer In Canada, Stung By Theft Of 3 Million Bees From Hives Around Alberta (VIDEO)

  |   July 6, 2012

Alberta is abuzz about a bumbling bandit you won't bee-lieve. Bill Termeer maintains more than three thousand colonies of bees to produce honey on his...

National Parks Poll Finds Conservation Is Patriotic In The U.S.

  |   July 6, 2012

By Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: There aren't many issues that can unite Republicans and Democrats in an election year, but a new national poll...

Wet And Wild: 8 Wonderful Wetlands

Mother Nature Network   |   July 6, 2012

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While they are a paradise for birders and adventure-seekers, many wetlands lack the infrastructure that would make them heavily visited eco-tourism destinations. Sure, there will...

Manatee Lost In Everglades Rescued, Returned To Habitat (PHOTOS)

  |   July 6, 2012

Staff from the South Florida Water Management District got a surprise while out monitoring the Everglades: a lost manatee. The sea cow was happily swimming...

How To Stay Cool In Extreme Heat: Tips From Phoenix, Arizona

AP   |  WHITNEY PHILLIPS   |   July 6, 2012

PHOENIX (AP) — People in Phoenix have learned a thing or two about surviving scorching summer days. For those in other parts of the country...

New Jersey Power Outages Leave Thousands In The Dark Days After Storms

AP   |   July 6, 2012

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Five days after severe thunderstorms slammed into southern New Jersey, some 8,505 utility customers are still without power. Atlantic City Electric...

Hantz Farm, Proposed $3 Million Commercial Urban Agriculture Venture Moves Closer To Land Deal WIth City Of Detroit

  |   July 7, 2012

Detroit's urban farmers have been waving their pitchforks indignantly over it for years, but a controversial agriculture deal between the city of Detroit and a...

Bruce Munro Announces Plans For Solar Powered Field Of Light At Uluru

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg   |   July 6, 2012

By Karissa Rosenfield Click here for the original article. Many of you are aware of Bruce Munro’s dazzling LED ‘Light: Installations’ currently on view until...

Virginia Power Outages Remain As Record Heat Scorches State

AP   |   July 6, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More hot weather is in store for thousands of Virginians who remain without electricity nearly a week after severe storms hit...

Climate Change Belief Increased In U.S. After Extreme Weather, NOAA Chief Says

AP   |  ROD McGUIRK   |   July 6, 2012

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Increasingly common experiences with extreme climate-related events such as the Colorado wildfires, a record warm spring and preseason hurricanes have convinced...

Chicago Heat Wave: Friday Completes City's First Triad Of 100-Degree Days Since 1947

  |   July 6, 2012

Updated story The Chicago area saw its third consecutive day of triple-digit temperatures Friday, a triad of scorchers only seen twice before in the city's...

Great Smoky Mountains Storm Leaves Two Dead

AP   |  ERIK SCHELZIG   |   July 6, 2012

TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) — Crews spent Friday clearing trees and reaching stranded visitors at Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, a day after violent...

Nathan Lynam And Noah Winstead, Tennessee Boys, Die From Electrical Shock In Cherokee Lake

AP   |   July 6, 2012

BEAN STATION, Tenn. (AP) — Investigators say a second boy has died after being shocked by a suspected faulty cord from a houseboat as they...

Tropical Storm Daniel 2012 Centered South Of Mexico's Baja California Tip

AP   |   July 6, 2012

MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Daniel has become a hurricane while moving westward over open waters in the Pacific. The National Hurricane Center said late...

Is Raw Food Safe For Dogs?

  |   July 6, 2012

By Dr. Marty Becker for Vetstreet Q. I have a co-worker who feeds raw chicken wings to her dog. I thought chicken bones could kill...

Western Wildfire Crews Helped By Moderating Weather

AP   |  TERRY COLLINS   |   July 7, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Firefighters around the West on Friday were taking advantage of improving weather conditions to make strides against stubborn wildfires — even...

Ohio Power Outages 2012 Complicated By Heat

AP   |   July 6, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some central Ohio residents frustrated by on-and-off power outages over the past week found themselves in the dark again after the...

'Swamp People': Junior And Willie Edwards Catch The Monster Gator Known As 'Big Bertha' (VIDEO)

  |   July 6, 2012

On the latest episode of "Swamp People" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on History) Junior Edwards and his son Willie finally caught up with the alligator...
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