Environment

LA Sewage Spill: Long Beach and Seal Beach may Open Soon, Officials Waiting for Test Results

LA Sewage Spill: Long Beach and Seal Beach may Open Soon, Officials Waiting for Test Results

Monday’s sewage spill in Los Angeles led to closure in Long Beach and Seal Beach. The problem has been solved now, and it is believed that beaches may open again soon for beachgoers.

Before making an announcement regarding the beaches’ opening, health officials want to record two days of clean test results. They said after receiving satisfactory test results, beachgoers will be allowed to swim.

LFA Sonar Systems violating Marine Mammal Protection Act and Affecting Sea Animals

LFA Sonar Systems violating Marine Mammal Protection Act and Affecting Sea Animals

Use of Navy sonar is harmful for marine mammals, as per the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California. As per the US court, LFA sonar systems are not only affecting sea animals like whales, walruses and seals, but also violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

Over 285,000 people sign petition calling for closure of southern China aquarium

Over 285,000 people sign petition calling for closure of southern China aquarium

Over 285,000 people have signed a petition for the shutdown of a southern China aquarium keeping an animal named ‘the world’s saddest polar bear’ enclosed in four walls.

The lazy bear, named Pizza, is on display at an ‘ocean theme park’ present inside the Grandview shopping centre in Guangzhou city.

Bees that attacked people in Charleston County were angry European honeybees, not dangerous Africanized bees, officials say

Bees that attacked people in Charleston County were angry European honeybees, not dangerous Africanized bees, officials say

On Tuesday, Clemson University officials said bees that attacked a bee keeper along with many others, sending one of them to hospital, were angry European honeybees, and not dangerous Africanized bees.

Clemson Department of Plant Industry experts performed more detailed genetic testing and found that a hive that was thought to be Africanized bees was mainly the less impulsive European honeybee hive.

Gravitation pull that drives tidal waves can cause earthquake on San Andreas fault

Gravitation pull that drives tidal waves can cause earthquake on San Andreas fault

So far, we have studied about how gravitational pull between the sun and the moon causes tides in the ocean. Now, it is perceived that it may also trigger some sort of earthquake on the San Andreas fault. The study that led to this finding was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Monday.

Despite being real-world animals, mouse lemurs possess two super powers

Despite being real-world animals, mouse lemurs possess two super powers

Mouse lemurs are actual, real-world animals, and still they possess two super powers, including an unequal amount of chutzpah for a critter with a skull that appears tiny in front of a blackberry.

Anne Yoder, director of the Duke Lemur Center in Durham, NC, said that mouse lemurs are small but fierce. Yoder added that bare skin anywhere close to a mouse lemur is ill-advised.

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