Man-made structures such as oil platforms can help protect sea creatures threatened by climate change and habitat loss, a study suggests.
The study also shows that residential proximity to agricultural areas is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer.
The heat was hard to beat around the U.S. last month, making it the 11th warmest July on record. And the sweltering temperatures the last three months brought the warmest May through July on record, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).
Study tracked how species in Southern California fared during historic drought from 2012-2015.
NASA provided estimates monsoon rainfall that affected India from Aug. 13 to 20.
The above average monsoon rains resulted in severe flooding in parts of India. Hardest hit was the state of Kerala located in the southwest corner near the bottom of the peninsula where at least 350 fatalities have been reported and many as 800,000 people displaced as a result of the extreme flooding and ensuing mudslides.
University of Texas at San Antonio researchers develop tools to predict the dispersal of chemical plumes, pollutants.