Deep Blue Directory

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open - A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:25:19 -0400
Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists - Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday it was ok for some members of the French parliament to ignore her and other children's warnings about global warming but she implored them to listen to scientists.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:19:31 -0400
Pounding rains, flash floods drench northeastern United States - Severe wind and rain in the northeastern United States left thousands without power on Tuesday, as a record-breaking heat wave ebbed and a flash flood threat moved south with the storm.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:08:24 -0400
Singapore seizes ivory from nearly 300 elephants in record haul - Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:41:50 -0400
Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 - The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:09:43 -0400
More than 60 killed, hundreds of thousands displaced by flooding in Bangladesh - Severe flooding has killed at least 61 people, displaced nearly 800,000 and inundated thousands of homes across a third of Bangladesh, government officials said on Tuesday, after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:09:15 -0400
Canada airlifting thousands of trapped migrating salmon upstream - Canada is airlifting thousands of salmon upstream after a rockslide blocked the path of the migrating fish, triggering concerns of a permanent loss of fish populations, government officials said.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:03:50 -0400
BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge - Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:28:51 -0400
Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish 'Silicon Valley' - Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in European power markets, easing the shift to renewables with technology that also carries some risks.
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:08:24 -0400
Portugal wildfire under control, firefighters remain on the ground - More than 1,000 firefighters managed to bring a major wildfire in central Portugal under control on Tuesday, and the operation will carry on to avoid reignitions, officials said.
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