Posted: 05/08/2008 - Tornado Warning
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Tornado Warning
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Health experts are scrambling to prevent widespread illness after reports of malaria outbreaks and diarrhea surfaced in areas of Myanmar hardest hit by a cyclone, U.N. health officials said Thursday.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - When Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar's Irrawaddy delta and pushed a wall of water 25 miles inland, it had all the makings of a massive disaster.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - isolated thunderstorms and wind gusting up to 20 mph came into the area later in the day, but "that didn't affect us at all," fire information officer Linda Kearns said.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - The spending is the most expensive component of a $12.1 billion, 10-year plan to reduce water waste and improve water efficiency on Australian farms and in cities
Posted: 05/08/2008 - The process is called alkaline hydrolysis and was developed in this country 16 years ago to get rid of animal carcasses. It uses lye, 300-degree heat and 60 pounds of pressure per square inch to destroy bodies in big stainless-steel cylinders that are similar to pressure cookers.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - The earth-moving equipment and high explosives are laying the foundation for a mammoth construction project: a reservoir bigger than Manhattan designed to revive the ecosystem of the once-famed River of Grass.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Once an expected challenge is filed, it will be up to U.S. District Judge James Redden to decide whether the plans - known as biological opinions - meet the demands of the Endangered Species Act to put salmon on the road to recovery.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Tropical species are accustomed to living in a small temperature range and thus may be unable to cope with changes of even a few degrees, according to an analysis in Tuesday's edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - The week-old eruption at the Chaiten volcano has scattered ash across a wide swath of South America, forced regional airports to close and drove more than 7,000 people from their homes. Volcanologist Luis Lara warned it could grow worse.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Koalas are threatened by the rising level of carbon dioxide pollution in the atmosphere because it saps nutrients from the eucalyptus leaves they feed on, a researcher said Wednesday.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - As beekeepers travel with their hives this spring to pollinate crops around the country, it's clear the insects are buckling under the weight of new diseases, pesticide drift and old enemies like the parasitic varroa mite, said Dennis vanEngelsdorp, president of the group.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Unique to Australia, the platypus has confounded observers for centuries. Aboriginal legend explained it as the offspring of a duck and an amorous water rat. When the British Museum received its first specimen in 1798, zoologist George Shaw was so dubious he tried to cut the pelt with scissors to make sure the bill had not been stitched on by a taxidermist.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Ship strikes are the top human-related cause of death for these mammals, which are in danger even from this vessel, a slow-moving research boat called the Shearwater. But new technology could soon help safeguard the whales by using sound, not sight, to track the creatures' movements.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Remains of meals that included seaweed are helping confirm the date of a settlement in southern Chile that may offer the earliest evidence of humans in the Americas.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Lingering fears about formaldehyde fumes inside federally issued trailers and the impending hurricane season have Mayor Ray Nagin pushing to empty thousands of the structures, intended as temporary housing after Katrina.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Federal Wind Damage Bill Rejected by US Senate
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Wednesday's High and Low temps from the USA
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Survey teams look at storm damage in Oklahoma.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - Severe Weater moves through Southeast.
Posted: 05/08/2008 - More Than 36 Percent Of Commercial Hives Lost Since Last Year
Posted: 05/08/2008 - First Plane Lands With Food For Cyclone Victims; U.S. Official Says May Be 100,000 Dead
Posted: 05/07/2008 - Carbon Dioxide Pollution Is Damaging Eucalyptus Plants Needed For Survival
Posted: 05/07/2008 - U.N. says hungry survivors have stormed a few reopened shops. Experts predict cyclone survivors will face long-term food shortages. Survivor tells how wall of water left bodies in trees, bushes and streams. More than 22,000 killed and 41,000 missing, Myanmar radio. reports
Posted: 05/07/2008 - Animals in tropics used to smaller range of temperatures, scientists say. Slight change in temperature range may prove fatal, according to analysis. Hurricanes, cyclones may increase in number, severity from warming, studies say.