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    An environmental professor at Santa Clarita University in California recently blamed the global "climate crisis" — which he says has resulted in raging wildfires on the West Coast and hurricanes on the East Coast — on none other than "white supremacy." What are the details?Ted Grudin, who earned his Ph.D. in environmental science from the...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Nature’s Medicines and AMMA Investment Group, alleging the general manager of one of their Maryland locations subjected employees to sexual harassment. The lawsuit, filed Friday, accuses the general manager of the Nature’s Medicines location in Ellicott City of making offensive comments to and about...
    JONES BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – An energy and nature center was unveiled Friday at Jones Beach, created to help educate the public about climate change. Surprisingly, some conservationists aren’t celebrating. As CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports, Jones Beach is known for fun in the sun. And now, education too. The new attraction at, down at the...
    Are you forever on the lookout for that new herb to help boost your health? It’s time to dig your heels in and learn a bit about red clover! Red clover is a flowering plant found in a variety of places around the world including the “northern Atlantic and central Europe, the Mediterranean region,...
    Getty Mike McCarthy Word to the wise: avoid labeling Mike McCarthy a gambler. The Dallas Cowboys‘ grizzled head coach made clear he prefers aggressive risk-taker. “I don’t believe in gambling,” McCarthy told reporters Thursday, before referencing the bar his family owned in Pittsburgh. “We had two poker machines in the bar. I saw...
    Toronto, Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 8pm ET, TVO presents the broadcast and online premiere of the TVO Original series Striking Balance, Season 2, a day ahead of the United Nations’ ‘World Habitat Day’. All nine episodes will be broadcast weekly and made available to stream free at tvo.org...
    Anthony FauciAnthony FauciNIH official 'to retire' after RedState criticism of Fauci surfaces The Hill's 12:30 Report: War over the Supreme Court North Carolina couple married 50 years dies minutes apart of coronavirus holding hands MORE, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, said in a new interview that the “divisive state” of U.S. society is a roadblock...
    This was our family home, a dream come true — living high in the sky surrounded by nature with panoramic views from the San Francisco airport to St. Helena — and Redwood Regional Park as our backyard. We were Piedmont Pines locals. This cul-de-sac home comes with views and Redwood Regional Park is your backyard. ...
    The SynVillan, or "Illusion" Villa, at the Eriksberg Hotel and Nature Reserve in Blekinge, Sweden is no ordinary getaway. Angelica Zander via Eriksberg Hotel & Nature Reserve Eriksberg Hotel and Nature Reserve’s Illusion Villa is perched three meters above the ground, offering the chance to fully immerse yourself in nature. Situated in Blekinge...
    A newly released interactive map shows the status of hundreds of buildings in the fire zone of the California’s North Complex wildfires. To use the map in the window above, accept the disclaimer and click OK. An address can be entered in the map’s search bar to locate a specific residence. The latest report...
    The nature center at the Devil’s Punchbowl Natural Area was destroyed by the growing Bobcat fire, and flames were still menacing homes in foothilll communities of the southern Antelope Valley on Sunday, fire officials said. By Sunday evening, the U.S. Forest Service reported the fire grew to 103,135 acres, with the fire still posing a...
    By Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters) – Some of the world’s biggest companies on Monday backed growing calls for governments to do more to reverse the accelerating destruction of the natural world and support broader efforts to fight climate change. More than 560 companies with combined revenues of $4 trillion including Walmart , Citigroup and Microsoft...
    The nature center at the Devil’s Punchbowl Natural Area was destroyed by the Bobcat Fire, which grew to 99,428 acres by Sunday morning and remained at 15% containment as fire officials warned it will continue from the Antelope Valley foothills into the communities of Juniper Hills, Valyermo and Big Pine. Approaching 100,000 acres, the fire...
    By STEFANIE DAZIO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The destruction wrought by a wind-driven wildfire in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles approached 156 square miles (404 square kilometers) Sunday, burning structures, homes and a nature center in a famed Southern California wildlife sanctuary in foothill desert communities. Firefighters were, however, able to defend...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The destruction wrought by a wind-driven wildfire in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles approached 156 square miles (404 square kilometers) Sunday, burning structures, homes and a nature center in a famed Southern California wildlife sanctuary in foothill desert communities. Firefighters were, however, able to defend Mount Wilson, which overlooks greater...
    By MICHELLE MATTHEWS, AL.Com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — On June 20 – John “Jahni” Moore’s birthday – the ARtEvolution project was unveiled in Huntsville, the place where he was born and raised, where he went to college and became an artist and art teacher. Jahni the Artist, as he’s known, had recruited 16 other artists...
    SAN MATEO, Calif (KGO) -- CuriOdyssey in San Mateo is a mix of a zoo and a science lab and they are still open during the pandemic, with a few adjustments.The indoor, hands-on exhibits are closed to comply with state and county COVID-19 safety guidelines, but you can still visit the outdoor museum and zoo.RELATED:...
    In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, Paul Heyman opened up his current partnership with WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns. According to the manager, their alliance is the “biggest move” that the company could make with superstars at this moment in time, and it’s given them an opportunity to redefine themselves. Heyman discussed how he’s...
    ROME — Pope Francis said Wednesday that the earth, sea, and all creatures possess a “mystical capacity” to bring humanity to God and into communion with nature. “As many spiritual masters have taught us, heaven, earth, sea, and every creature have an iconic capacity or mystical capacity to bring us back to the Creator and...
    An alarming upward trend in stillbirths has prompted a warning from doctors that the coronavirus has made both patients and global health-care systems more vulnerable than previously thought — and with far-reaching impact. A new batch of gynecologic studies has revealed that babies are dying in the womb at an increasing rate since the...
    Crane collision in Austin, Texas, injures at least 22, officials say Restaurants Are Closing In These States Due to Wildfires Savvy Americans do this to earn an extra $1,394 per month in retirement Ad Microsoft ...
    (CNN)Hurricane Sally just made landfall near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm. It's still crawling, and deadly flooding is a major threat.Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily....
    (CNN)In 2010, leaders from 196 countries gathered in Japan and agreed on a list of goals designed to save the Earth. The Aichi Biodiversity Targets laid out a 10-year plan to conserve the world's biodiversity, promote sustainability, and protect ecosystems. The targets were ambitious, but crucial. One, for instance, aimed to prevent the extinction of...
    From Bird feathers To Fruit skins, There are two main ways to show color in the natural world: by Pigment products They provide selective color absorption, or by Structure color – The use of microscopic structures to control light reflection. Now scientists have developed a computer model that explains why nature’s bright matte texture colors...
    Countries are set to miss all of the targets they set themselves a decade ago to preserve nature and save Earth’s vital biodiversity, the United Nations said Tuesday.  Humanity’s impact on the natural world over the last five decades has been nothing short of cataclysmic: since 1970 close to 70 percent of wild animals, birds...
    Daniel Craig looks brooding as ever in newly released images for No Time To Die as he marks his final turn as James Bond. The upcoming blockbuster will see 007 face off against the villainous Safin, portrayed by Rami Malek, in his latest life-threatening mission.  Speaking in a new feature called 'Meet Safin', Rami, 39,...
    Matthew Rozsa September 13, 2020 6:00PM (UTC) A new report from the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) reveals that population sizes of "mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish" are down by 68 percent since 1970, amounting to an "unprecedented" rate of destruction of Earth's diverse range of species. "Biodiversity is fundamental to human life on...
    Animal and plant species are disappearing at alarming rates according to the Living Planet Report 2020 just released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Source: World Wildlife Fund/Youtube Nearly 21,000 populations of almost 4,4000 species of mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, and amphibians around the world have declined an average of 68% between 1970...
    Yankees nearer Aroldis Chapman needed to reply a name from Mom Nature, however first he wanted to get the ultimate two outs within the ninth inning of Saturday’s 2-1 win over the Orioles in 10 frames. After Chapman retired Renato Nunez for the primary out, Aaron Boone and coach Tim Lentych went to the...
    Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman had to answer a call from Mother Nature, but first he needed to get the final two outs in the ninth inning of Saturday’s 2-1 win over the Orioles in 10 frames. After Chapman retired Renato Nunez for the first out, Aaron Boone and trainer Tim Lentych went to the...
    Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman had to answer a call from Mother Nature, but first he needed to get the final two outs in the ninth inning of Saturday’s 2-1 win over the Orioles in 10 frames. see also Yankees escape with ugly walk-off win Sloppy fielding and quiet bats usually pave a road...
    ROME — Pope Francis said Saturday that it is “evident” climate change is to blame for a number of humanity’s social ills, as well as disrupting the balance of nature. “It is evident that climate change not only upsets the balance of nature, but causes poverty and hunger, affects the most vulnerable, and sometimes forces...
    AMERICANS have a new appreciation for nature during the coronavirus quarantine, according to a new study. The study asked 2,000 Americans about how they’re keeping their moods up in light of social distancing measures. 5Americans have a new appreciation for nature, new research findsCredit: Getty Images - Getty Fifty-eight percent of respondents shared they didn’t...
    Marla Maples glowed in a cute athletic wear outfit that she sported in her most recent Instagram update. Donald Trump’s ex-wife shared two photos and video footage of the exciting events that took place on her walk on Thursday, September 10. Both her geotag and hashtag indicate that she was at Central Park that day....
    Nearly six in 10 Americans have a new appreciation of nature during quarantine, according to new research. The study asked 2,000 Americans about how they’re keeping their moods up in light of social distancing measures. Fifty-eight percent of respondents shared they didn’t appreciate nature as much as they should have before the COVID-19 pandemic. SWNS...
    Library of Congress My neighbor Bill and I launch into Bartlett Pond at a muddy flat off 22nd Avenue South. Traffic buzzes down Fourth Street. A light current carries my kayak through the mangrove tunnel, crowded with prop roots, plastic bottles and Styrofoam. I brush back branches at the channel's mouth and enter the little...
    NORTH PARK — The North Park Village Nature Center, a Northwest Side oasis that some feared could be lost some day to development, was permanently protected from the bulldozer by the Chicago City Council. Aldermen voted Wednesday to create a permanent legal easement on the site at 5801 N. Pulaski Road. The vote is the...
    The planet will go on If we had the opportunity to look forward in time, much more of the Anthropocene, The first thing we would find would be just two or three days after our disappearance from the planet, most of the metropolitan areas of the world would be flooded...
    One vocal huntress has taken aim at trolls who allegedly send death threats over her passion for the sport — and now she's opening up about what fuels her fire for the great outdoors. Petra Krchavá lives in Vinica, Slovakia, and has hunted for over 13 years, a pursuit which dates back generations in her family,...
    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel took a barely veiled shot at President Donald Trump’s optimistic take on the progress of a Covid-19 vaccine, calling frequent predictions about its release date “foolhardy” after news broke on Tuesday afternoon that he Univ. of Oxford-AstraZeneca trial was put on hold after an possible adverse reaction in a single patient. Speaking...
    A GLAM hunter has been bombarded with death threats from online trolls who say she should be hunted down like her animals. Petra Krchňavá, 31, has been hunting for more than 13 years - but says she donates thousands to conservation charities. 9A hunter from Slovakia says she's been sent death threats after sharing photos...
    A Slovakian huntress has revealed she is bombarded with death threats from trolls who say she should be chased down and killed like her animals. Forest engineer Petra Krchavá, 31, from Vinica, Slovakia, has been hunting for more than 13 years and the passion goes back several generations in her family.  Having first been introduced to...
    Less paper, more digital format Fortunately, the digital revolution is helping a lot with deforestation. With more and more aspects of business (and personal life) going digital – we print less and less and less paper is required for many transactions -, many organizations are moving towards reduced use of...
    LeBron James agrees that the NBA’s policy not permitting the families of coaches in its Orlando bubble is “ridiculous.” Denver Nuggets coach Mike Malone called out the league for allowing only player families into the bubble, saying “shame on you, NBA,” one day ahead of Saturday’s second-round game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Responding to...
    (CNN)If you are looking for a way to experience nature, a group in the United Kingdom has collected woodland sounds from around the world into one unique map. Wild Rumpus, a group that produces outdoor arts events, organizes a three-day festival in central England every July. It's a celebration of human connection to trees through...
    Guess girl Bri Teresi has been on fire with video content as of late on her popular Instagram account, upping the output of live-action updates by a considerable margin. However, with her steamy share on Sunday, September 6, the model and influencer may have served up one of her most revealing reels to date, as...
    Mumbai, Sep 5: Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar says nature has been her biggest teacher in life. Bhumi opened up on the subject on the occasion of Teacher’s Day on Saturday. She paid a tribute to nature along with all her teachers. “On Teachers Day every year I pay tribute to each and every teacher...