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April 21, 2021: It is now the start of hurricane season, and there are two tropical systems brewing in the Atlantic Ocean. Chief meteorologist Craig Setzer from our CBS affiliate WFOR joins CBSN with the latest.
April 21, 2021: The woman wanted the coordinates to a location in Sedona, Arizona, but instead wrote down those to a spot in the middle of the South Pacific.
April 20, 2021: While it is tricky to observe rogue waves directly, it is now possible to measure wave height from spaceRogue waves, towering at least twice as high as the other waves present, seem to appear at random. Their rarity makes them difficult to study, and for years they were considered a sailors’ myth. They are especia...
April 20, 2021: The beached predator can be seen thrashing its mighty blood-covered jaws on the sand in front of a crowd which gathered on the shore.
April 20, 2021: Around 120 million years ago, tarantulas first appeared on the Gondwana supercontinent in what is now the America, and then dispersed into Africa, Australia and India.
April 20, 2021: Mosasaurus was one of the largest members of the mosasaur family, which were the top predators in the oceans during the age of dinosaurs.
April 20, 2021: The start of the Atlantic hurricane season is still more than a month away, but a new and unusual tropical system has developed in a part of the Atlantic Ocean where tropical systems rarely occur. Subtropical Storm Potira took shape on Tuesday morning with sustained winds of 40 mph outside of the traditional Atlanti...
April 19, 2021: The aircraft was a TBM Avenger #91188, which was delivered to the United States Navy during World War II and then served as a fire bomber with the U.S. Forestry Service.
April 19, 2021: A restored World War II-era plane flying in a Florida air show made an emergency water landing in the ocean Saturday as concerned onlookers watched from a beach.
April 18, 2021: The World War Two-era aircraft made an emergency landing in shallow water.
April 17, 2021: Human-generated sounds faded substantially at height of Covid lockdown, studies showCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Covid-19 lockdown has produced the quietest year for the world’s oceans in recent memory, according to a group of scientists working on a global map of underwater so...
April 17, 2021
April 13, 2021: Japanese officials plan to release more than 264 million gallons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean over a period of decades as part of efforts to dispose of waste resulting from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.A report from Japan's&...
April 13, 2021: Most experts say it's a normal and safe practice but environmentalists and locals are not happy.
April 13, 2021: The plan to release hundreds of thousands of tons of wastewater from the crippled nuclear plant into the Pacific has angered some of Japan's residents, and neighbors.
April 13, 2021: The treated wastewater will slowly be dumped into the Pacific over the next decade.
April 13, 2021: Despite Tokyo's assurances that the move will not pose a threat to people or the environment, the decision has been roundly criticized by local fishermen, environmental groups and Japan's neighbors.
April 13, 2021: French police are searching for a man who shot and killed a 33-year-old outside a hospital. Meanwhile, officials in Japan have approved releasing Fukushima nuclear plant wastewater into the ocean. And Taiwan reported a record number of Chinese military jets in their airspace. CBS News foreign correspondent Ian Lee j...
April 13, 2021: The treated wastewater from the ruined facility will slowly be dumped into the Pacific over the next decade.
April 13, 2021: The Japanese government plans to release treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear disaster into the Pacific Ocean in two years. While they are assuring the public that their plan is safe and the radioactive water will be decontaminated and diluted, the announcement is being met with opposition at home and abroa...
April 12, 2021: Three men are in custody after making a break for Cuba in a stolen boat, only to be cut off by the Coast Guard. CBS News correspondent Julianna Goldman has the story.
April 12, 2021: Overfishing and smuggling of this crucial animal are affecting biodiversity and the livelihood of local fishers in Sri LankaIt’s after sunset in Jaffna when Anthony Vigrado dives into the waters of Palk Bay, scanning the seafloor to collect what seems to be prized treasure. What he comes back with are sea cucumber...
April 12, 2021: The water, left over from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011, is currently stored in huge tanks. But space is running out.
April 12, 2021: And that’s exactly what they should do. And the International Atomic Energy Agency agrees. Only a small amount of tritium is left, so trivial that it could not harm humans or anything in the environment.
April 10, 2021: The Pacific Ocean waters may look pristine from above but lurking beneath is an environmental tragedy that's been unfolding for generations. A toxic dumpsite that settled on the ocean floor decades ago continues to wreak havoc on marine life to this day. Meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli has more.