Category: News

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‘Punch In the Gut’ – Loss of Canada’s Old-Growth Forests a Growing Concern for Activists

Clare Fitzgerald

Clearcutting has long been a contentious issue on Canada‘s Pacific Coast, with activists protesting the loss of British Columbia’s old-growth forests. Recently, the Ancient Forest…

Tiger shark swimming just below the water's surface

‘Jaws’ IRL: Massive Shark Attacks Kayak Off Oahu, Startling Angler

Clare Fitzgerald

An angler is lucky to have come out unscathed after a large tiger shark attacked his kayak off the coast of Hawaii. The harrowing incident…

Scalloped hammerhead shark swimming among a school of fish

Study Reveals First-Known Fish to Hold Its Breath

Clare Fitzgerald

Scientists have uncovered the first-known fish known to hold its breath – and it’s one many of us are already aware of. In a study…

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Astronomers Have Detected the Largest Cosmic Explosion Ever Witnessed

Clare Fitzgerald

A group of astronomers from the University of Southampton have published a study to the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, in which…

Bull shark swimming within a school of fish + Sign warning about a shark attack

13-Year-Old Girl Punches Shark During Attack Off Florida Beach

Clare Fitzgerald

A Florida girl is making headlines after a recent trip to the beach. While in a jetty at Fort Pierce Beach, she encountered one of…

Joseph Dituri looking out the window of Jules' Undersea Lodge

Florida Man Breaks Record for Longest Spent Time Living Underwater – 74 Days and Counting!

A professor from the University of South Florida (USF) is making headlines after breaking the world record for the longest time spent living underwater without…

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Space Rock That Crashed Into New Jersey Home Could Be 5 Billion-Year-Old Chunk of Halley’s Comet

Clare Fitzgerald

Authorities in Hopewell Township, New Jersey are looking for answers after an unidentified object fell from the sky and struck a house on May 8,…

Front of a school bus + Bees walking across a honeycomb

Six Die After School Bus Crashes Into ‘Killer Bee’ Hives In Nicaragua

Clare Fitzgerald

Six people, among them an eight-year-old girl, have died after the school bus they were traveling in crashed and was swarmed by Africanized Bees –…

View of Summit Peak in Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

8-Year-Old Boy Ate Snow, Sheltered Under Log During 2 Days Lost In State Park

An eight-year-old boy was rescued after spending two days lost in the northern Michigan wilderness. Nante Niemi, of Wisconsin, went missing while camping in Porcupine…

Aerial view of the Petermann Glacier

Greenland’s Ice Sheet Is Melting Faster Than Previously Thought

Clare Fitzgerald

Greenland is home to some of the largest glaciers in the world – and they’re melting faster than scientists initially thought. In a study published…