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In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 06:14 AM EDT

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical'

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical'

President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Friday to cut the number of government advisory committees by a third across all federal agencies, a move that the White House said is long overdue and...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:07 AM EDT

NOAA: 279 Dolphins Dead on Gulf Coast, Triple Usual Number

NOAA: 279 Dolphins Dead on Gulf Coast, Triple Usual Number

At least 279 dolphins have stranded across much of the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number, and about 98 percent of them have died, scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 02:34 PM EDT

Environmental Center Brings Scientific Fun From Class to Camp

Environmental Center Brings Scientific Fun From Class to Camp

Children attending summer camp at Riverbend Enviromental Center are being encouraged to connect science to their outdoor surroundings. NBC10's Katy Zachry reports on how the educational program is bringing...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 11:41 AM EDT

Three Islands Disappeared in the Past Year. Is Climate Change to Blame?

Three Islands Disappeared in the Past Year. Is Climate Change to Blame?

There is increasing concern that rising sea levels due to climate change will have devastating effects on low-lying islands and coastlines, as scientists have found that three islands have disappeared within the...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 02:12 PM EDT

Warming Climate May Reduce Sea Life by 17%, Study Finds

Warming Climate May Reduce Sea Life by 17%, Study Finds

The world's oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Every degree Celsius (1.8...

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$1 Billion in Cocaine Seized at Philly Port, Officials Say
$1 Billion in Cocaine Seized at Philly Port, Officials Say

Shipping containers full of illegal drugs have been found and seized by federal authorities at a Philadelphia shipyard, sources tell NBC10.

Severe Storms Could Hit Parts of the Region Tuesday
Severe Storms Could Hit Parts of the Region Tuesday

An unsettled weather pattern will bring the possibility of severe thunderstorms for parts of the greater Philadelphia region Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Taco Bell Gives Out Free Tacos Today
Taco Bell Gives Out Free Tacos Today

The Golden State Warriors may have lost this year’s NBA Finals, but they did win all of the U.S. and Canada free tacos this Tuesday. When the Warriors won Game 2 against future-champions Toronto Raptors in...

New Jersey Pharmacies to Distribute Free Naloxone Today
New Jersey Pharmacies to Distribute Free Naloxone Today

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is launching a one-day program to give out the drug that saves people from opioid overdoses for free.

Shanahan Drops Bid to Lead Pentagon, Citing 'Painful' Past
Shanahan Drops Bid to Lead Pentagon, Citing 'Painful' Past

After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a "painful" family situation that would hurt his...

New Jersey Man Found Dead in Dominican Republic Hotel Room
New Jersey Man Found Dead in Dominican Republic Hotel Room

Officials are investigating the death of another U.S. citizen in the Dominican Republic.