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As Dwindling Monarch Butterflies Make Their Migration, Feds Try to Save Them

"Catastrophic drop" in pollinator's numbers this year means that species is "going to need all the help we can give it."<p>CAPE MAY POINT, New Jersey—Two years ago migrating monarch butterflies transformed the lush gardens of Cape May Point into a series of "giant orange snowglobes." That's how Mark …

Wake-up Call: As Monarch Butterfly Numbers Plummet, will their Migration become Extinct?

More alarming news from the Monarch butterfly roosting sites in Michoacán last week: the 2013 season will surpass 2012 as the all time worst year for …

The Mystery of the Missing Monarch Butterflies

Just two years ago, 4,188 monarch butterflies at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont clustered in dense groupings on their favorite eucalyptus trees. …

10 Sochi Olympians Will Win Gold Medals Studded With Chelyabinsk Meteorites

Athletes who win gold in Sochi Winter Olympics on February 15 will take away something even more valuable – a fragment of the Russian fireball that …

Monarch Numbers in Mexico Fall to Record Low

<b>MEXICO CITY—</b>In winter, central Mexico’s highland forests should be pulsing with orange and black. Not this year. Monarch butterfly colonies now cover …

Associated Press News

Living on Earth: Messed Up Migrations

Air Date: Week of December 6, 2013<p>stream/download this segment as an MP3 file<p><i>Monarch butterflies in Mexico (photo: bigstockphoto.com)</i><p>From the …

East Africa

Monarch Butterfly Migration Update | Journey North News

The migration has hardly moved out of Texas. Over 80% of this spring's sightings have occurred there so far. The concentration of monarchs in Texas …

Biodiversity

Baseball Spoiled by Nature: Top 10 Moments

The natural world is sometimes too strong an opponent for baseball teams.<p><b>A new Major League Baseball season starts with opening day in April and ends in October or November with the World Series. Between those bookends, the 30 teams each play 162 regular-season games.</b><p>That's a lot of baseball.<p>That's …

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RMS Titanic

"Titanic" redirects here. For the film by James Cameron, see Titanic (1997 film). For other uses, see Titanic (disambiguation).<p><b>RMS Titanic</b> …

BBC - History - Titanic

Titanic was one of three 'Olympic Class' liners commissioned by the White Star Line to be built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Construction began on the first of these great ships, Olympic, on 16 December 1908. Work on Titanic started soon after, on 31 March 1909. These magnificent …

Titanic Pictures Galleries

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A+E Networks

April 2012

Unsinkable ship, unthinkable disaster

Who was on board and who survived?<p>That's what was being asked — for days — after the White Star Line's famous steamship Titanic hit an iceberg and sank 100 years ago Sunday in the North Atlantic Ocean. News of the ocean liner's peril was carved into a late, extra edition of the Tribune on April 15, …

I Got That Sinking Feeling

The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

On April 10, 1912, the <i>Titanic</i>, largest ship afloat, left Southampton, England on her maiden voyage to New York City. The White Star Line had spared …

Rowing

Quiet hero of the Titanic disaster

HE WAS the quiet hero of the Titanic tragedy, a Southampton master mariner whose expertise saved more than 700 lives from almost certain death.<p>Sir …

Titanic: Demographics of the Passengers

• My initial source for compiling passenger statistics was <i>Titanic</i> Passenger List, 10 April 1912, by Michael Findlay. Mr. Findlay is probably the …

Titanic

What became of the Titanic iceberg?

<b>So they are building</b> <b>Titanic II</b> <b>– is the</b> <b>iceberg that sank the original</b> <b>still out there? Where do icebergs go?</b><p>Icebergs are simply lumps of ice that break …

WWF-Canon Pic of the Week - Monarch Butterflies

10 Threats to Monarch Migration

Though monarch butterflies as a species are not in danger of extinction in the near future, their unique North American migration may cease without …

Biodiversity

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Monarch Butterfly

About the Monarch Butterfly<p>Monarch butterflies are known for the incredible mass migration that brings millions of them to California and Mexico each winter.<p>North American monarchs are the only butterflies that make such a massive journey—up to 3,000 miles. The insects must begin this journey each …

Nature

After the flood, the menace of mold

NYC, Jersey soaked. What’s the story with mold?<p>As the Hurricane Sandy disaster fades from the headlines, residents are still trying to figure out …

Horrific Hurricanes

Sandy strikes Eastern Seaboard<p>Hurricane Sandy, sometimes called “Superstorm Sandy,” cruised up the East Coast in October, then made a sharp left to …