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Landsat 9, launched in September by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, offers ultra-detailed views of Earth’s surface and “will help us make science-based decisions on key issues including water use, wildfire impacts, coral reef degradation, glacier and ice-shelf retreat and tropical deforestation,” said USGS acting director David Applegate.
A new report indicates the U.S. government will make it more expensive to extract oil and gas on federal land and offshore, by accounting for climate change and other environmental impacts.
The Fortin family, with Scottsdale, Ariz., firefighters Derek Owen and Preston Fuller, after they rescued their pet dog, who ventured into their tortoise’s burrow. (Scottsdale Fire Department)
The two animals aren’t exactly the best of friends.
“Gun owners are not going to tolerate being ignored,” warns one gun-rights figure, but others give the governor-elect space.
William & Mary offers a case study of the tensions that confront the Commonwealth’s most venerable institutions of higher learning.
These oysters were harvested from the Chesapeake Bay in 2019. (Katherine Frey/The Post)
When Chesapeake Bay shellfish become contaminated with sewage or other pollution, Maryland environmental officials normally alert the public before any are harvested or eaten. But that didn’t happen after a recent toxic spill in Southern Maryland — and at least two dozen people became ill.
Carl Jung lights his pipe next to an unidentified woman in 1960 in the garden of his home in Kuessnacht, Switzerland. (AP)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
The #shadowwork movement stems from Carl Jung's writings. But he'd probably tell its adherents to get off social media.
She edited about 10 years off their photo, made them look "amazing" and posted it online — is it okay to ask her to take it down?
Reader upset by friend’s overdramatic life, but not sure if she should fully cut her out of life.
Our friend has given us many gifts over the years. I found out he has checked our house to see whether they’re being used.