Deep trouble for EU shipping push as Rhine River runs dry – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article KAUB, Germany — Grand plans to shift freight off roads and onto rivers don’t much matter if Western Europe’s most important waterway is running too shallow for ships to pass. Water levels on the Rhine, Europe’s major inland river connecting mega-ports at Rotterdam and Antwerp to Germany’s industrial … Read more

Snow geese were almost hunted to extinction. In a climate twist, the population is exploding

The extraordinary number of snow geese flying over Tuk is something new. In a climate twist, the snow goose population has exploded in recent years, reaching 15 million, up from just a few thousand in the early 1900s.Nancy Macdonald/The Globe and Mail For two weeks every spring, when snow geese are migrating north and the … Read more