Hurricane Norma Makes Landfall Near Mexico’s Los Cabos As Tammy Threatens Islands In The Atlantic

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AP CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico, — Hurricane Norma made landfall near the resorts of Los Cabos at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula on Saturday afternoon. The US National Hurricane Center said Norma, once a Category 4 hurricane, made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane with wind... Read more

Core Of Hurricane Tammy On Top Of Caribbean Islands

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Orlando Sentinel FLORIDA, By Richard Tribou Hurricane Tammy gained strength before beginning its sideswipe of several Caribbean islands on Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center. As of 8am, the Category 1 hurricane had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph with higher gusts, located ab... Read more

Three Dead & 40,000 Homes Without Power As Storm Babet Hits Britain

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The Guardian LONDON, England: By Severin Carrell, Scotland Editor Eastern Scotland is braced for further heavy flooding and storm damage after the Met Office issued a second “danger to life” red weather warning, as the death toll from Storm Babet rose to three. The emergency services rescue... Read more

Communities Can’t Recycle Or Trash Disposable E-Cigarettes. So What Happens To Them?

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AP WASHINGTON, By Matthew Perrone — With the growing popularity of disposable e-cigarettes, communities across the U.S. are confronting a new vaping problem: how to safely get rid of millions of small, battery-powered devices that are considered hazardous waste. For years, the debate ... Read more

BUEI To Host Raffle To Support Education Programmes

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda BUEI is excited to announce the sale of our Raffle Tickets running now to the 1st of November. All funds raised from the annual fundraiser will go towards the running of BUEI’s Educational Programmes and the routine operation of our Ocean Discovery Centre. “F... Read more

In Brazil’s Amazon, Rivers Fall To Record Low Levels During Drought

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AP, BRASILIA, Brazil, By Fabiano Maisonnaveu — The Negro River, the Amazon’s second largest tributary, on Monday reached its lowest level since official measurements began near Manaus 121 years ago. The record confirms that this part of the world´s largest rainforest is suffering its worst drou... Read more

Empowering Bermuda’s Future: BUEI To Host A Transformative STEM Presentation By Dr Vernon Morris

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda — Join us at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) for an inspiring presentation by the distinguished scholar, geoscientist, and advocate for STEM equity, Dr Vernon R Morris. We are thrilled to welcome parents, students, and educators to this engag... Read more

UK Weather: Frost & Heavy Rain To Bring End To Unseasonably Warm Spell

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The Guardian LONDON, England, By Robyn Vinter —  Freezing temperatures could be about to blast the UK, putting an end to the unseasonably warm October, and heavy rainfall is expected in parts of England. Frost is forecast in parts of the north of England and snowfall in the Scottish uplands, ... Read more

September Sizzled To Records & Was So Much Warmer Than Average Scientists Call It ‘Mind-Blowing’

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AP By Seth Borenstein — After a summer of record-smashing heat, warming somehow got even worse in September as Earth set a new mark for how far above normal temperatures were, the European climate agency reported Thursday. Last month’s average temperature was 0.93 deg... Read more

Argus Group Joins Hands With KBB In Clean-Up

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Argus Group is proud to announce its participation in the Keep Bermuda Beautiful (KBB) Coastal Clean-Up on September 29th, 2023, at Admiralty House. A total of 30 dedicated Argus employees volunteered their time and energy to support this impactful charity init... Read more