Nature and Environment
Bertha's maximum sustained winds were near 50 mph as it came ashore but it was expected to weaken to a tropical depression after moving inland.
Experts have warned that such a long delay could have catastrophic consequences as momentum is lost in the fight against climate change.
No U.S. region is immune to floods, but schools in low-income communities may be hit hardest.
“Social distancing and other CDC guidance to keep you safe from COVID-19 may impact the disaster preparedness plan you had in place," a FEMA official warns.
"In the next 12 to 15 hours, downtown Midland could be under approximately 9 feet of water."
RHDV2 is spreading across Southwestern states and threatens to wreak havoc on wild rabbit populations.
Arthur formed Saturday in waters off Florida, marking the sixth straight year that a named storm has developed before June 1.
Conservationists have a plan for families to transform their trees into weapons against the climate crisis, and Amazon just pledged $10 million.
Here's how you can care for the planet from home while social distancing during the pandemic.
The past 20 years have been the driest since the 1500s, a report in the journal Science found.