Environment

PETA Seeks Charges IN Dogsled Death
PETA Seeking Charges In Iditarod Dog Death; Dorado’s Death Preventable Says Animal Rights Activists
Mar 20, 2013 11:29 AM E
The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals are pressuring Alaskan prosecutors to charge Iditarod officials with animal cruelty in the wake of the asphyxiation death of a sled dog kept outside during a snowstorm.
Sotheby's
$3 Bowl For $2.2 Million: Why Was Such A Cheap Bowl Suddenly So Expensive?
Mar 20, 2013 11:05 AM E
A $3 bowl sold for $2.2 million on Tuesday. Here's why and how it happened.
Guatemala City Sinkhole
Sinkhole Swallows Pond; California Chasm Appears Overnight, Leaves Property Looking ‘Like The Moon’ [VIDEO]
Mar 20, 2013 10:02 AM E
A sinkhole in California swallowed a man-made pond overnight.
Katrina
Hurricane Katrina Disaster 10 Times More Likely If Global Warming Increases 2 Degrees Celsius
Mar 19, 2013 12:30 PM E
Danish climate scientist Dr. Aslak Grinsted claims a 2 degree Celsius increase in average global temperature will cause Hurricane Katrina magnitude storms to occur 10 times as often.
Gold mining
Earthquake Turns Water Into Gold; New Study Shows Fault Lines Have the Midas Touch
Mar 18, 2013 11:07 AM E
Earthquakes turn water into gold? A new study says it's possible.
UNH ocean scientists shed new light on Mariana Trench
Microbes Found In Deepest Oceanic Trench On Earth
Mar 18, 2013 08:11 AM E
Researchers have found that the deepest oceanic trench on the Earth - the Mariana Trench - is thriving with microbes.
Japan tsunami
Mega Tsunami To Hit Northwest? Experts Report Mega-Quake Is Overdue; How Do We Prepare?
Mar 15, 2013 13:45 PM E
Mega tsunami to hit Northwest? A new study indicates that it is just a matter of time before a mega tsunami, much like the one that devastated Japan in 2011, hits the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. How do we prepare for something so terrible?
600-Year-Old Coin Found: Finding Proves China, East Africa Traded Before Europe Explored
Mar 14, 2013 10:31 AM E
A 600-year-old coin was found by scientists proving China and East Africa traded before European explorers came to Africa.
miners
Coal Mine Accident Kills 21 In China: What Caused The Disaster? [VIDEO]
Mar 13, 2013 17:02 PM E
21 miners were killed in China. 4 are still missing. Find out what caused the mining collapse.
Dolphins
'Killer Dolphins' Escape Ukrainian Naval Training Base To Mate; Why Does Ukraine Military Have Killer Dolphins?
Mar 13, 2013 11:31 AM E
Three military-trained Ukrainian dolphins went AWOL. Learn why Ukraine possesses the specialized dolphins and why they have escaped.
Bindi Irwin
Bindi Irwin, Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin’s Daughter, Takes On Hillary Clinton Over Controversial Essay
Mar 12, 2013 15:12 PM E
Bindi Irwin took time off filming her latest movie "Return to Nim's Island" to write an essay for a project run by Hillary Clinton. When her work was heavily edited, Bindi stood her ground and refused to allow it to be published.
earthquake
4.7 California Quake Rattles L.A., Southern Cali; No Deaths Reported
Mar 12, 2013 12:13 PM E
A 4.7 quake hit southern California on Monday, causing rattled nerves but no serious injuries or damage.
Giant African Land Snail
Giant African Snail: All About The Hermaphroditic, Baseball-Sized Pest Found In Australia
Mar 12, 2013 12:12 PM E
A giant African land snail was destroyed on Tuesday after it was found crawling across the concrete at a Brisbane, Australia shipping container yard.
Thousands Of Dead Pigs Found In Shanghai River, Chinese Officials Detect Virus
Mar 11, 2013 07:06 AM E
Chinese officials have detected traces of a pig virus in the water samples collected from Shanghai's Huangpu River, after more than 1,000 pigs were found dead in the river.
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