A rare, white, whale spotted in Cook Strait yesterday by researchers from NZ's Dept. of Conservation, is thought to be 'Migaloo', a white humpback usually seen off Australia.
It was seen with a black humpback during the last week of the annual survey.
Not visible to the naked eye. The things we can't see are sometimes the most dangerous. The CSG companies and governments DO NOT want us to have one of these. CSM is declared to be "regulated" (self!) ... but NOT safe
Roskilde, the largest music festival in Northern Europe, is held every year in Zealand, Denmark, the Guardian reports. This year's 100,000 expected attendees won't just be rocking out to the likes of Florence and the Machine and Pharrell, though.
Headlines can paint a pretty grim picture of life across our planet. On bad days, they can make any of us want to seek shelter at home. But in fact, doing the opposite can produce surprisingly curative results. Spin the globe. Pack a bag. Break bread ...
"Hydraulic fracturing" involves water and lots of it. A new study reveals yet another crack in the technique called fracking that needs fixing: radioactive radium, chloride and bromide found near a water treatment facility in Pennsylvania.
Heavily-fracked Pennsylvania is a battle ground in the fight to protect affected families from the harms of the toxic drilling method, with alarming negligence and incompetence by the Pennsylvania DOH in responding to fracking-related health complaints
So, Why Should You Care? The heat wave that continues to break temperature records in Europe, from the United Kingdom to Germany to Ukraine, is just the sort of extreme summer sizzle climate-change models have forecast.
The exploration lays bare the terrifying science the shattered political process the unrelenting industry special interests and the civic stasis that have brought us to this social moral and ecological crossroads. The story, our unique moment in history.
Although we're making steady progress, the job of saving the Bay is far from finished. Alarmingly, the latest science shows that the cleanup is dramatically off course in some states and from some pollution sources. It doesn't have to be this way.