Deep Blue Directory

Millipede from Scotland is world's oldest-known land animal - A fossilized millipede-like creature discovered in Scotland may represent the oldest-known land animal, a humble pioneer of terrestrial living 425 million years ago that helped pave the way for the throngs that would eventually inhabit Earth's dry parts.
Sat, 30 May 2020 16:02:00 -0400
Third Asian giant 'murder' hornet found in Washington state - Washington state has confirmed its third sighting of an Asian giant hornet, dubbed the "murder hornet," indicating the invasive, predatory insect has survived the winter in the U.S. Northwest, state agriculture officials said on Friday.
Fri, 29 May 2020 18:20:23 -0400
Between two storms: Caribbean braces for hurricanes in coronavirus era - Ken Hutton is worried Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas where he lives is far from rebuilt after being devastated by Hurricane Dorian last year yet he is bracing for another hurricane season in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Fri, 29 May 2020 15:23:35 -0400
U.S. Treasury unveils rules for carbon capture tax credits - The U.S. Treasury Department has released rules guiding how companies use a federal tax credit designed to spur investment in carbon capture and sequestration projects.
Fri, 29 May 2020 14:16:07 -0400
Renovation firms' stock rises on EU 'green recovery' boost - A pledge from European policy-makers to pour funds into energy-saving refurbishments of old, draughty buildings has boosted the outlook for the green construction sector as it seeks to shake off the impact of the coronavirus, fund managers said.
Fri, 29 May 2020 12:48:56 -0400
Earthquake tremors felt in New Delhi - Tremors caused by an earthquake were felt in the Indian capital New Delhi on Friday, Reuters witnesses said.
Fri, 29 May 2020 12:06:40 -0400
German government fails to agree on green hydrogen strategy - Germany's government on Friday failed to agree on a national hydrogen (H2) strategy, with ministers divided over proposed capacity and implementation times for the long-awaited plan to help decarbonise the economy and cut carbon dioxide emissions.
Fri, 29 May 2020 10:40:25 -0400
Siberian zoo sees animal baby boom during lockdown - A Siberian zoo that closed its doors to visitors for over two months due to the novel coronavirus says the lockdown has encouraged a baby boom among its animals.
Fri, 29 May 2020 09:45:37 -0400
NHC says 50% chance of cyclone over central Atlantic Ocean - A broad area of low pressure several hundred miles east-southeast of Bermuda, over the central Atlantic Ocean, has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.
Fri, 29 May 2020 09:40:44 -0400
Investors, scientists urge IEA head to take bolder climate stance - Fatih Birol, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), faced renewed calls to take a bolder stance on climate change on Friday from investors concerned the organisation's reports enable damaging levels of investment in fossil fuels.
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