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Griz hunt is off, bears back on Endangered Species List

The Trump administration's decision in June of past year to "de-list" the grizzly, formally proposed in 2016 during the Obama era, was based on agency findings ...


'Beluga whale' spotted in River Thames - RSPCA investigating sightings

Aspiring marine biologist Beth Clyne, 20, of East Yorkshire, tweeted: 'I'm freaking out about this beluga in the River Thames! A rare beluga whale reported ...


No more flights to Europe? UK issues dire Brexit aviation warnings

The commitment was seemingly ad-libbed on stage by Starmer , as it was not included in the released text of his speech. It contracted earlier comments by Sha...


AREA TORNADOES: How you can help

Both Hydro One and Hydro Quebec are still showing hundreds of power outages. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also tweeted Saturday that he'd spoken with the may...


Japan makes history by landing two space rovers on an asteroid

While they contain scientific instruments including cameras, thermometers, and accelerometers, one goal of the rovers (which use torque generated by rotating in...


Japan successfully lands rovers on asteroid Ryugu

The rovers are the first to land successfully on an asteroid's surface. Each of the two Minerva-II1 rovers measures 18 centimeters in diameter and 7 cm in hei...


TROPICS: Kirk in far southeastern Atlantic

The system, one of four the center is watching, was expected to be upgraded by Friday night and followed through, with winds now at 30 miles per hour and movi...


Coal ash likely entering North Carolina river, environmentalists say

Sheehan said the company can't rule out that ash might be escaping from the flooded dump and washing into the river. FILE - Demonstrators chant and hold signs...


Japan space probe drops hopping rovers toward asteroid

After a 3.2 billion-kilometer journey, the Hayabusa-2 asteroid-sampling space probe stabilized in June in orbit around Ryugu , a space rock which is now about ...


Strong winds expected to blow through the region today

While it will feel like 40, a special weather statement is in effect for Mississauga and Brampton today, September 21, warning of winds that could hit 80 kilo...


Donald Trump heads to Carolinas to look at Hurricane Florence damage

More than 5 million gallons of partially treated sewage spilled into the Cape Fear River after power went out at a treatment plant, officials said, and the eart...


Spiders covered the 300-meter "network" coast of Greece

Experts say it is a seasonal phenomenon, caused by Tetragnatha spiders , which can build large nests for mating. Warm temperatures and an abundance of food p...


Giant spider-web cloaks Greece coast

The phenomenon is rare, although the webs have appeared before in other parts of the country. The giant webs are spun by a very small spider of the Tetragnat...


Depression & Storm Currently In Atlantic Area

At that time, the system will be moving westward and then northwestward over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean, according to the center. Winds are sustained at ...


NASA’s TESS Satellite in Search for Exoplanets

An image depicting stars of the Southern Sky, taken by NASA's satellite TESS, has been released by astronomers on Monday. Two stars - Beta Gruis and R Dorad...


Scientists: Ecstasy increased social behavior in octopuses

Scientists have found out what happens when you give an octopus MDMA - nearly the exact same thing as when you give it to a human. Octopus and human lineages ...


Programmable 'skins' turn any household object into a robot

Robot is not an alien word to us anymore; however, robotic skin is not something familiar. The results of the team's work were published on September 19 in S...


The Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

In Wilmington, the mayor said two routes into the city were now open, but people who have evacuated are asked to stay away for now, the AP reports. Rivers s...


Japan spacecraft sends rovers to asteroid

The Japan Space Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced the two Minerva-II-1 rovers were successfully lowered from the unmanned spacecraft Hayabusa2 to the aste...


Spiders blanket lagoon with thick layer of webs

Local man Giannis Giannakopoulos shared images of a "huge veil" of spider webs - saying that the spiders seemed to be catching and eating a lot of mosquitoes....