AP (Mar. 17, 2015) Ice jams along at least two rivers in northwest Ohio knocked down trees, damaged roads and structures and filled the landscape with boulder-sized chunks of ice. (March 17)
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Reuters - Light News Video Online (Jan. 13, 2015) Animals at Rio de Janeiro's Jardim Zoologico Zoo are given ice-lollies, ice cream and frozen meat treats to keep them cool amid scorching summer temperatures. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Newsy (May 18, 2015) NASA's new report on the Larsen B ice shelf has drawn attention to how ice shelves can contribute to rising sea levels, a serious threat to the Earth.
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Xinhua News Agency (Sep. 14, 2012) This year marked the first time in history that more Chinese were living in cities than in the countryside.
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AP (Oct. 2, 2015) A team of paleontologists from the University of Michigan recovered about 20% of a woolly mammoth's skeleton this week in Lima Township, Michigan. They found the skull, tusks, some vertebrae, ribs, ... watch video
TheStreet (Oct. 7, 2014) Cooler temperatures should cut heating bills this winter, as few expect the same harsh weather that chilled much of the nation last year. Low temperatures across the Midwest, South and East forced ... watch video
AFP (July 2, 2015) As temperatures soar in the German capital due to a heatwave across Europe, locals and tourists cool down in parks, at fountains and in the shade in Berlin on July 2, 2015. Meteorologists forecast ... watch video
Nov. 24, 2015 The damaging effects of carbon dioxide emissions from tourism could eventually be eliminated if travelers paid just US$11 per trip, according to a new study. Global tourism ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Scientists have succeeded in measuring the speed of sound in mixtures of liquid iron and carbon in extreme conditions, allowing limits to be set on the composition of the Earth's ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 According to a new study, the Earth's geomagnetic field is not in danger of flipping anytime soon: The researchers calculated Earth's average, stable field intensity over the ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 A common criticism of a total transition to wind, water and solar power is that the US electrical grid can't affordably store enough standby electricity to keep the system ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Wind farms can now be designed to minimize their effects on television broadcasting and mobile communications. Methods and tools developed in a new research project allow an optimal location to be ... read more
Apr. 2, 2014 A new study has discovered unexpected climate-driven changes in the mighty Mackenzie River's ice breakup. This discovery may help resolve the complex puzzle underlying why Arctic ice is ... read more
Mar. 19, 2014 Flooding could be severe this spring. An emergency physician and disaster preparedness expert warns to be ready, saying that keeping informed is the key to staying safe during flooding events: know ... read more
Feb. 19, 2014 Lake Superior is more than 90 percent iced over, and experts say it may be covered completely before winter's end. Someone has proposed a hike across Lake Michigan, and Lake Huron and Lake Erie ... read more
July 5, 2011 Rising air temperatures in the Arctic region have led to an increase in rainfall and a decrease in snowfall, making the sea ice more susceptible to melting, a new study has ... read more