Deadly Floods Expected Along the Coast of Carolinas in Near Future

Deadly floods are expected along the coast of Carolinas in near future. An analysis about the sea level rise says that billions of dollars in infrastructure and property are at a risk. This analysis was done by Climate Central of Princeton, New Jersey, a non-profit group of journalists and scientists on Monday.

British Government Aims to Curb Carbon Emissions

Britain has set itself quite a tough target despite much opposition. The government said that it would aim to reduce carbon emissions to 50% of the 1990 levels by the year 2027. The target is pretty optimistic and the advisers as well as politicians have opposed claiming that it is very hard to meet.

Pieces of Lego Found in Cornwall

The sands of Cornwall are scattered with Lego pieces, including the plastic cutlasses, dragons and daisies that were lost 17 years ago into the ocean about 32 kilometers off Land's End. All these Lego pieces were carried by the container ship Tokio Express in February 1997, but a hit from a large swell led to the loss of a metal shipping container that had all the Lego pieces enclosed.

Rise in Gray Seal Population: Environmentalists Happy, Locals Annoyed

After the species of gray seal was hunted almost to extinction, its population has bounced back in New England. Environmentalists have been very excited to see the seals flourishing, whereas a few annoyed residents feel that there are a little too many of them.

Wawona Packing Company Recalls Fruits, including Peaches

The Wawona Packing Company is recalling certain lots of whole peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots which were packed between June 1, 2014 and July 12, 2014. The company issued the voluntarily because some of the products being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Wawona Packing has notified its retailers of the specific lots which are being recalled.

Seals Frequenting Offshore Wind Farms for Prey

Recent studies show that scientists were right about the fact that marine life thrives near offshore structures of wind farms. Two groups of seals were tracked by marine biologists at two different wind farms. One pack regularly visited a farm in Alpha Ventus that lies off the German coast whereas the other pack was seen frequenting Sheringham Shoal at the south-eastern coast of England.

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