Environment

Potter Park Zoo welcomes endangered red panda cub: ‘Valuable addition’

A red panda cub has been welcomed with open arms at a Michigan Zoo. Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, Michigan, helped its 8-year-old red panda, Maliha, deliver her precious cub in late July. The birth is considered a significant win for the species, as red pandas are an endangered species, the facility wrote in a …

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Endangered Shark Washes Up Dead 3 Months After a Colony Vanished

A fourth endangered shark has been found washed up dead on beaches in a small coastal town in Australia. This follows the disappearance of a colony of gray nurse sharks 60 miles north. The gray nurse sharks were found around Blacksmiths Beach, in the Newcastle area of ​​New South Wales. The fourth and most recent …

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom looks to extend life of state’s last operating nuclear power plant

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! California Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to extend the life of the state’s last operating nuclear power plant by at least five to 10 years to maintain reliable power supplies in the climate change era. A draft bill obtained Friday by The Associated Press said the plan …

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Mandalay Farms in Palm Beach County features exotic animals

JUPITER FARMS, Fla. — An animal farm in Palm Beach County is helping those with developmental differences and at-risk youth. It’s not open to the public but sells memberships to fuel its philanthropic efforts. If Noah needed to build a modern-day arc, he’d start at Mandalay Farms. “I grew up in Orlando. I used to …

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Thousands flee homes as wildfire chars France’s wine country and huge swaths of UK declared drought zones

Firefighters from around Europe started pouring into France on Friday to help the country’s beleaguered crews battle blazes that have charred dozens of square miles and forced thousands of people from their homes. As CBS News correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports, a towering wall of flames in southwest France and official drought declarations in England are …

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California governor proposes $1.4 billion loan to keep nuclear plant open

(Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing to give PG&E Corp a $1.4 billion government loan to extend the life of a nuclear power plant it runs by as much as a decade as the state seeks to shore up electric reliability while moving away from fossil fuels, his office said on Friday. The …

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Low water levels at Lake Mead reveal more than just human remains

Lake Mead The National Recreation Area is showing the dramatic effects of falling water levels from the ongoing drought. The nation’s largest reservoir is now giving up many of its secrets, including a fourth set of human remains discovered since May. Among those found were the remains of Daniel Kolod, who went missing in 1958. …

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Gavin Newsom’s environmental guru, Jared Blumenfeld, steps down

California’s top environmental regulator is stepping down at the end of the month, leaving the task of confronting climate change and pollution under Gov. Gavin Newsom to a respected environmental justice advocate. Jared Blumenfeld, a seasoned policy guru and San Francisco resident who was tapped by the Newsom administration to serve as secretary for environmental …

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