National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) Hang on with Wild Chronicles as two dedicated ice climbers attempt to scale Bridal Veil Falls in Telluride, Colorado. A frozen waterfall standing over 40 stories high, Bridal Veil was once thought ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Mar. 9, 2014) A frozen waterfall that suddenly turned a vibrant shade of blue is captivating residents of Wolcott, New York. Nathan Frandino reports.
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AP (June 10, 2014) Park officials say a backpacker who narrowly avoided plunging to his death from a waterfall at Yosemite National Park was hoisted to safety by a helicopter rescue crew in an operation that was ... watch video
AP (Aug. 18, 2015) A group of tourists riding all-terrain vehicles in a remote, mountainous part of Hawaii's Big Island had to climb trees to keep from being swept over a 75-foot waterfall during a flash flood. (Aug. ... watch video
Washington Post (May 22, 2015) Torrential rainfall led to violent flooding in the city streets of Izmir, Turkey, and social media users circulated striking photographs and videos of the flooding.
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Washington Post (Aug. 3, 2015) Residents of Tampa, Fla., shared videos through social media of the heavy rain and flooding they have been facing after nearly a week of heavy rain. The flooding has shut many roads, including ... watch video
Aug. 28, 2015 Beach sand contains all kinds of microorganisms, including those that can harm human health. Yet current guidelines are focused exclusively on monitoring the levels of microbes in the water. Now, an ... read more
Aug. 28, 2015 Researchers have shown that our understanding of how organic material is decomposed by fungi and bacteria is fundamentally wrong. This means that climate models that include ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 Collisions with wind turbines kill about 100 golden eagles a year in some locations, but a new study that maps both potential wind-power sites and nesting patterns of the birds reveals sweet spots, ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 WHRC scientists have counseled the State Department on policies that could control permafrost thaw, including reducing global carbon emissions from fossil fuel use and deforestation, and limiting ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 Researchers have evidence in support of a clearly defined depth limit for deep-sea fishing in Europe. The findings come just as the European Union considers controversial new ... read more
July 31, 2013 With the "green" reputation of large hydroelectric dams already in question, scientists are reporting that millions of smaller dams on rivers around the world make an important contribution ... read more
June 2, 2011 The culmination of a four-year collaboration by a team of scientists from around the globe has produced the Global Reservoir and Dam database (GRanD), a unique, geographically explicit, ... read more
May 16, 2011 River flow fluctuations downstream of dams are often out of sync with natural flow patterns and can have significant negative effects on aquatic species, such as native frogs, according to ... read more