Hurricane Barry likely to affect environment of Mississippi Valley; scientists say damage to wildlife habitats, fisheries possible
Sunday, 14 July 2019 Hurricane Barry could affect the environment of the Gulf coast and Lower Mississippi Valley in numerous ways, from accelerating runoff of farmland nutrients to toppling trees and damaging wildlife habitat and fisheries, scientists say.
Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week. Havovi Cooper reports.
The same drones used to film Hollywood movies have been repurposed for Harvard researchers to study the Amazon. The unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), formerly used for filming blockbusters like Skyfall..