Sevier County and Tennessee Bureau of investigation officials announced on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, that two juveniles are in custody in connection with the fires that resulted in 14 deaths in the Gatlinburg area and damaged over 1,700 structures.
Thousands of late-migrating snow geese caught in a snow storm that froze their usual landing sites are dead after hazing measures failed to keep them from landing in a toxic lake called the Berkeley Pit in Butte, Montana.
Aftershocks rattled the survivors of a devastating Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 100 people, as officials urgently appealed on Thursday for medicine and doctors to treat the hundreds injured.The shallow 6.
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If India's prime minister, Narendra Modi has his way, work will soon begin on a project that would create the world's longest river. The project would link 30 rivers with the construction of 30 canals and 3,000 small and large reservoirs.
Rescuers scrabbled through the rubble of shattered homes, shops and mosques in search of survivors Wednesday after a powerful earthquake struck western Indonesia and killed at least 97 people.The shallow 6.
The Department of the Army's Assistant Secretary for Civil Works announced Sunday afternoon they will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota.
Reports from state health departments in New England show that the annual number of reported human cases of vibriosis from eating oysters have increased in recent years. Researchers wanted to know why this is happening.
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U.S. military veterans are meeting with Standing Rock Sioux elders today to determine how the over 3,500 veterans arriving this weekend at the North Dakota encampment can best aid the water protectors who have spent months protesting the DAPL.
Every year, around three million deaths worldwide are linked to air pollution, and some years the numbers are much higher, according to the World Health Organization. Now a growing number of companies have come up with personal air quality sensors.
After DAPL water protectors took direct action in Minneapolis on Thursday against a bank invested in the Dakota Access Pipeline, Wells Fargo representatives requested a face-to-face meeting with Standing Rock Sioux elders.
Den Haag -
Award-winning teen environmental activist Kehkashan Basu said Friday ecologists should "not lose hope" in their battle to fight climate change, despite scepticism from world leaders including US President-elect Donald Trump.
Carnival Corp.'s Princess Cruise Lines agreed to plead guilty to seven felony charges and pay a $40 million fine stemming from the company's deliberate pollution of the seas and their efforts to try and cover up what they had done.
Singer Dolly Parton's Dollywood Foundation announced Wednesday night the organization will donate $1,000 a month for six months to Sevier County families who lost their homes in the wildfires.