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Climate Research FROM Harvard University into Sea levels

Climate – Houston, we have a problem

While scientists are cautious about attributing any particular weather event to global warming, the trend is ominous, particularly as sea levels rise By Phil Elder It would be callous to respond unsympathetically to the Houston and area hurricane and...


Posted 9 September 2017 by
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Hurricane Irma is bearing down with a forecasted landfall in the United States this weekend

Florida Braces for Hurricane Irma

MIAMI – WEATHER – Florida Governor Rick Scott has received a full update on Hurricane Irma at the State Emergency Operations Center. Hurricane Irma has already hit in the Caribbean and left deaths and destruction in the wake of...


Posted 7 September 2017 by
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A rain garden is shaped like a bowl that soaks up runoff from a rooftop or other hard surface like a parking area. The rainwater is absorbed into the soil instead of flowing into a storm drain that empties into local streams. Rain gardens and other green infrastructure are often planted with wildflowers or other native perennials that provide homes and food for birds and insects.

Rain Garden Tours this Weekend

THUNDER BAY – Environment – A free tour of residential rain gardens is taking place this weekend to showcase natural approaches to reducing runoff, managing stormwater, and increasing urban beautification. “Rain gardens can be attractive, cost-effective measures for homeowners to...


Posted 7 September 2017 by
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A man reacts in the winds and rain as Hurricane Irma slammed across islands in the northern Caribbean on Wednesday, in Luquillo, Puerto Rico September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

Deadly Irma Takes Aim at Florida

By Scott Malone SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, killed eight people and plunged Puerto Rico into darkness on Thursday as it swept through Caribbean...


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