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Honeymooners Zach and Alyssa Bynum of Louisville, Kentucky, had never been on an ocean cruise until last summer when they sailed aboard Celebrity Equinox. They were immediately enamored with this shiny ship and impressed by the overall experience. They likely will cruise again. “We enjoyed the atmosphere and experience, including the excursions and onboard activities,”...
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Scientists from several countries urged Mexican authorities to immediately halt logging in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve and promote the regeneration of the forests that form its habitat, in a published letter in the current edition of the journal Science . In the letter, the scientists indicated that the monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) make one...
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Monarch butterflies, those delicate symbols of spring and summer, should mostly be in Texas by now, winging their way to Mexico for the winter. But Darlene Burgess keeps seeing colorful clusters of them — and she lives in Canada. “As nice as this is to see, I really wish I wouldn’t see it because they’re...
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earthquake
With four big hurricanes, a powerful earthquake and wildfires, it seems that nature recently has just gone nuts. Some of these disasters, like Friday’s earthquake in Mexico, are natural. Others may end up having a mix of natural and man-made ingredients after scientists examine them. We also always tend to look for patterns and order...
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irma
Hurricane Irma lashed Puerto Rico with heavy rain and powerful winds late Wednesday, leaving nearly 900,000 people without power as authorities struggled to get aid to small Caribbean islands already devastated by the historic storm. Florida rushed to prepare for a possible direct hit on the Miami area by the Category 5 storm with potentially...
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hurricane irma
Heavy rain and 185-mph winds lashed the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico’s northeast coast Wednesday as Hurricane Irma roared through Caribbean islands on its way to a possible hit on South Florida. The strongest Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever measured destroyed homes and flooded streets across a chain of small islands in the northern Caribbean, passing...
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katia
The National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported that Tropical Storm Katia has developed in the western Gulf of Mexico. Katia moves towards the southeast, due to the interaction with cold number 2. The storm is located 165 kilometers east of Tampico, Tamaulipas, and a 120 east-northeast of Cabo Rojo, Veracruz.   In the next few hours,...
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vallarta vacation
Labor Day signals the end of the summer travel season, but it also offers the opportunity for one last summer getaway before school starts and the work pace picks up again. With direct nonstop flights from cities across the United States and Canada and an impressive array of activities and a favorable exchange rate, Puerto...
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It is hot in winter, it hails in spring and the cold is intense in summer because the seasons do not exist anymore, climate change ended them, said expert Raquel Méndez better known as “La Señora del Clima” (The weather lady). “April 2016 and 2017 are already considered to be the warmest months globally in...
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The number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico dropped by 27 percent this year, reversing last year’s recovery from historically low numbers, according to a study by government and independent experts released Thursday. The experts say the decline could be due to late winter storms last year that blew down more than 100 acres (40...
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Once the heart of the vast Aztec empire, Mexico’s pulsing capital is now a megacity that dominates the country’s economy, politics and culture, but it must take drastic steps to tackle its dwindling water supply and crippling transport problems, said the official charged with making the city resilient. Megacities like Tokyo should be a development...
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By Carmen Poon Hi everyone. After taking the summer off, I am officially back in the saddle again. (Gene Autry would be so proud of me. So will my dad, because I just managed to mention a country music icon!) Let’s get going shall we? Like many students, when I was in university I had...
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weather
The National Weather Service warned of storm formation in the states of Nayarit, Jalisco and Colima, due to the presence of Tropical Storm Frank in the Pacific. In addition to that tropical storm, located southwest of the coast of Colima, the tropical wave number 16, will cause a similar climate in Veracruz, Oaxaca, Chiapas and...
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droned
Science Channel invites viewers see the world through a different lens when DRONED premieres Friday, July 22 at 6PM. The series is shot on location in countries that include Bahamas, Mexico, Barbados, Canada and the U.S., and follows a drone company and its high profile clients while exploring the impact of drones, giving audiences a...
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record heat
Last April was the hottest on record since 1880, with an increase of 1.1 degrees Celsius compared to those calculated between 1951 and 1980 average month, while 2015 was the warmest and 2016 could break that record. Carlos Gay, coordinator of the Research Program on Climate Change UNAM, and responsible for the Group on Climate...
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