January 29, 2023

Polar vortex claims eight lives as US cold snap continues

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From BBC At least eight people have died in the US Midwest as the region shivers in the grip of its worst cold snap in decades. An Iowa student found dead outside a college building is among victims of the deadly freeze. Hospitals have been treating patients reporting frostbite as life across a swathe of […]

2018: Year to clean up the Great Lakes

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From Public News Services MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — Advocates say they’re are hoping 2018 will be a year of better water quality in the Great Lakes and oceans. Carolyn Box, science program director at 5 Gyres, said by the year 2050, there will be more plastic in the water than fish, with 95 percent of […]