Posts

Divers Assess Risk of Oil Leak From Sunken Ship

A large feed boat belonging to fish farming company Laxar sunk in Reyðarfjörður, East Iceland last weekend. Vísir reports that divers were sent out to the ship yesterday to assess the risk of oil …

oil leak – Read More…

North America’s most valuable resource is at risk

This story appears in the December 2020 issue of National Geographic magazine. For the Anishinaabe, hunting has never been a sport, and life is never taken lightly. So when the big bull moose …

plankton productivity plunges – Read More…

OCA downplays environmental risk from ship’s oil leak

An oil leak from a freighter that sank off the coast of Kaohsiung on Friday is not expected to cause an environmental crisis, the Ocean Conservation Administration (OCA) said yesterday. The …

oil leak – Read More…

Palm oil peril: Is your peanut butter putting primates at risk?

Palm oil is used in half of all consumer goods. But to produce it, rainforests get destroyed and wildlife is endangered.

palm oil – Read More…

Press Worries About a Fracking Ban’s ‘Risk’ to Democrats—Not Fracking’s Threat to Planet

In last week’s vice presidential debate between Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence, Harris reiterated Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s rejection of a fracking ban, despite her earlier call …

gulf fracking – Read More…

Climate Change Could Put Tiny Krill at Big Risk

Antarctic krill, centimeter-long shrimp-like crustaceans that feed primarily on phytoplankton, are a key part of the Antarctic marine food chain. Click image to enlarge. Credit: NOAA NMFS SWFSC …

plankton productivity plunges – Read More…

Small oil palm farmers face survival crisis in risk to future output

When Shell engineer Incham Serdin quit his job four years ago to start a small palm plantation in his native Malaysia, prices of the fleshy fruit bunches used to make the world’s most-consumed …

palm oil – Read More…

Satellite Data Shows Amazon Rainforest Is Drier And Could Be At Risk For Fires

New satellite data shows that the Amazon rainforest is drier than usual and could be at risk of fires this year

CleanTechnica

50 million Americans at risk for next severe weather outbreak – AccuWeather.com

  1. 50 million Americans at risk for next severe weather outbreak  AccuWeather.com
  2. Severe Weather Awareness Week – Severe Thunderstorms  WRGB
  3. A Very Beautiful & Pleasant Midday; Severe Storms Possible On Wednesday  alabamawx.com
  4. Good Bet For Strong To Severe Storms In The Ozarks Tuesday Afternoon And Evening  KTTS
  5. View Full Coverage on Read More…
“extreme weather” – Read More…

Dissolved oxygen and pH policy leave fisheries at risk

During the past two decades, scientists have learned how hypoxia and acidification can act and interact to harm marine organisms. Hundreds of low oxygen or dead zones have been identified across the …

ocean oxygen – Read More…