Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
Researchers found that not only are injuries from waves more common than previously thought, but that three deaths were attributed to the power of the surf.
A scientific search party fanned out today along the Massachusetts coast looking for unwanted and potentially dangerous visitors.
The U.S. commerce secretary has denied a request by the governor of Massachusetts for emergency increases in fish catch limits, saying there’s no new science to justify them.
Oil has been spilling into the Gulf of Mexico for 72 days; more than 140 million gallons and it keeps flowing. The question many in New England are…