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New signs warning of great white sharks in the works for some East Coast beaches

New signs warning of great white sharks in the works for some East Coast beaches

HALIFAX — There's growing evidence that the number of great white sharks is on the rise along Canada's East Coast, where plans are in the works to post warning signs for beachgoers for the first time.
China is getting too much rain in the south and not enough rain, plus a heat wave, in the north

China is getting too much rain in the south and not enough rain, plus a heat wave, in the north

BEIJING (AP) — China is being buffeted by two weather extremes, with heavy rain and flooding forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of people in the south and a heat wave prompting fears of a drought for farmers in the north.
Cyprus records a second death from heatstroke as temperatures soar

Cyprus records a second death from heatstroke as temperatures soar

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus health official said a second elderly person has died from heatstroke after a weeklong heatwave that baked the east Mediterranean island nation with reportedly record temperatures for the month of June.
Climate change disasters require emergency plans for dialysis patients, experts say

Climate change disasters require emergency plans for dialysis patients, experts say

When catastrophic floods severed a bridge and washed away or closed highways in southern British Columbia, Mitchell Dyck and other patients needing regular life-saving dialysis had to be flown to hospital by helicopter.
Singapore rushes to clean-up oil slick after boat hits stationary fuel supply ship

Singapore rushes to clean-up oil slick after boat hits stationary fuel supply ship

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — An oil spill caused by a dredger boat hitting a stationary cargo tanker has blackened part of Singapore’s southern coastline, including the popular resort island of Sentosa, and sparked concerns it may threaten marine wi
Think cicadas are weird? Check out superfans, who eat the bugs, use them in art and even striptease

Think cicadas are weird? Check out superfans, who eat the bugs, use them in art and even striptease

FOREST PARK, Illinois (AP) — Mayumi Barrack sees a pair of mating periodical cicadas getting together, whips out her phone, says, “Hi guys!" and takes their picture.
Environment Canada issues rainfall warnings for parts of northeastern B.C.

Environment Canada issues rainfall warnings for parts of northeastern B.C.

FORT NELSON, B.C. — Parts of northeastern British Columbia are under rainfall warnings as a narrow band of intense storms moves through the area.
Alberta First Nation seeks more control over historical resources on lands

Alberta First Nation seeks more control over historical resources on lands

An Alberta First Nation in the province's oilsands region is seeking more control over the traces left by ancestors on their traditional lands.
Immersive video game by P.E.I. researchers reveals vulnerability to flooding, erosion

Immersive video game by P.E.I. researchers reveals vulnerability to flooding, erosion

CHARLOTTETOWN — At the end of his presentation at an Earth Day event in Charlottetown, Adam Fenech, a professor at the University of Prince Edward Island, used a video game to simulate the effects of sea level rise in the province.
Calgary pipe repair could take three to five more weeks as 'significant' damage found

Calgary pipe repair could take three to five more weeks as 'significant' damage found

CALGARY — Resumption of normal water service in Calgary could be delayed by an extra three to five weeks.