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Why much of Northeast US experiences "snow drought"

Winter is more than halfway over and many large cities in the Northeast have yet to see their first snow. New York has gone 300 days without substantial snowfall accumulation. Philadelphia, which usually has its first measurable snow in mid-December,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 31st, 2023

Swiss climate policy in spotlight after court ruling

Switzerland, known for pristine countryside and snow-capped peaks, is facing scrutiny of its environmental policies after becoming the first country faulted by an international court for failing to do enough against climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 43 min. ago

Q&A: El Niño drought leaves Zimbabwe"s Lake Kariba only 13% full—a disaster for people and wildlife

Water levels at Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe have dropped dramatically because of the latest El Niño drought. The country's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has declared a national disaster......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Fewer showers, less laundry, as water cuts hit Bogota

Residents of Bogota are facing fewer showers, minimal laundry loads and dirty cars as the Colombian capital imposes water rations due to a severe drought aggravated by the El Niño climate phenomenon......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Salmon fishing off California"s coast banned for second year in a row

Salmon fishing off the coast of California will be banned for a second consecutive year, authorities said Wednesday, citing lower fish stocks impacted by drought and wildfires......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Why women struggle in the cybersecurity industry

The workplace experiences of women in cybersecurity are dramatically worse than men across virtually every category, according to a WiCyS and Aleria survey. Previous studies have illustrated that the representation of women in cybersecurity is much l.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Tropical coral-infecting parasites discovered in cold marine ecosystems

Parasites thought only to infect tropical coral reefs have been discovered in a large variety of creatures in cold marine ecosystems along the Northeast Pacific, according to new research from University of British Columbia botanists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

Panama plans dry alternative to drought-hit canal

Panama on Wednesday unveiled plans for a "dry canal" to move cargo between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans due to low water levels in its century-old maritime channel......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

Scientists help link climate change to Madagascar"s megadrought

A University of California, Irvine-led team reveals a clear link between human-driven climate change and the years-long drought currently gripping southern Madagascar. Their study appears in npj Climate and Atmospheric Science......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Flash droughts are becoming more common in Australia. What"s causing them?

Flash droughts strike suddenly and intensify rapidly. Often the affected areas are in drought after just weeks or a couple of months of well-below-average rainfall. They happen worldwide and are becoming more common, including in Australia, due to gl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Military veterans say extremism was preceded by negative service experiences

Interviews with military veterans who expressed support for extremist groups or related beliefs on a prior survey show that many experienced a significant negative event during their military service, according to a new RAND report titled "Veteran N.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Unveiling the hidden threat: Drought-induced inelastic subsidence in expansive soils

A journal article published by University of Houston Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences researchers highlights a significant, yet often overlooked, environmental concern—permanent losses in land surface elevation due to inelastic compacti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Heat from El Niño can warm oceans off West Antarctica—and melt floating ice shelves from below

As snow falls on Antarctica, layers build up and turn to ice. Over time, this compressed snow has become a continent-sized glacier, or ice sheet. It's enormous—almost double the size of Australia and far larger than the continental United States......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Greek valley that became a lake stirs drought debate

Gracefully rising above a din of croaking frogs as the sun sets, a pelican flies over Lake Karla, one the largest inland expanses of water in Greece......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Q&A: What to make of the earthquake that rattled the Northeast

The 4.8 magnitude earthquake that shook the Northeast on April 5 didn't seem to cause much damage, but it was enough to send tremors of concern through anyone who felt it. It's not that the region never experiences seismic shifts. It's just that most.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2024

Young adults with a history of school discipline report depressive symptoms, lower well-being

Research on school discipline has focused largely on the effects of exclusionary measures across the life course, but a University at Buffalo sociologist has published a new study that suggests how a fuller range of disciplinary experiences, not just.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2024

What causes earthquakes in the Northeast, like the magnitude 4.8 that shook New Jersey? A geoscientist explains

It's rare to feel earthquakes in the U.S. Northeast, so the magnitude 4.8 earthquake in New Jersey that shook buildings in New York City and was felt from Maryland to Boston on April 5, 2024, drew a lot of questions. It was one of the strongest earth.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2024

Apple teases more Immersive Video dinosaurs for Apple Vision Pro coming soon

Apple will debut a second short film from its "Prehistoric Planet Immersive" series for Apple Vision Pro users on April 19th.Apple included a handful of Immersive Video experiences along with the launch of the Apple Vision Pro in February. They are 1.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 7th, 2024

Eclipse weather forecast: clear skies in the Northeast, clouds in Texas

Clouds are likely to spoil the view of the total solar eclipse in Texas and other spots along the path in North America, according to forecasts on Saturday,.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsApr 7th, 2024

Apple teases new Immersive Video for Apple Vision Pro coming April 19th

Apple will debut a second short film from its "Prehistoric Planet Immersive" series for Apple Vision Pro users on April 19th.Apple included a handful of Immersive Video experiences along with the launch of the Apple Vision Pro in February. They are 1.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 7th, 2024

Netflix’s most addictive movie of 2024 is now streaming. Here’s why you need to watch it

Netflix is home to hits like Damsel and Society of the Snow, but this new film is the streamer's best 2024 movie so far. Here's why you need to watch it now......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 6th, 2024