Video of shark being dragged behind speedboat triggers outrage

( CNN) Florida wildlife officials are analyse a video posted Monday that demonstrates a shark being dragged behind a high-speed boat. Three men in the video, omitting the individual who shot the footage, are considered giggling and smiling as the animal visibly struggles in the boat’s wake. One of the men says the shark seems […]

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Canadian angler killed during whale rescue

( CNN) Joe Howlett is being remembered as an “irreplaceable member of the whale rescue community” by the Canadian government. Howlett, 59, was killed Monday trying to extricate a North Atlantic Right Whale off the coast of New Brunswick, according to a statement from Fisheries and Ocean Canada. The whale was trapped in commercial fishing […]

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Humpback whale freed from tangled fishing lines off California coast

( CNN) It’s not the catch they were expecting, but for one California fisherman and his son — it was the most important catch of the working day. Crab fisherman Calder Deyerle and his 5-year old son Miles are being credited by wildlife officials for spotting, reporting and then remained in their barge near an […]

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Dallas sniper assault: 5 policemen killed, suspect identified

( CNN) The ambush started with gunshots that killed five officers and sent screaming crowds scrambling for cover-up. It objective when a Dallas police bomb squad robot killed a gunman after negotiations failed. Investigators identified the dead attacker as Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, of Mesquite, Texas, a military veteran who’d served in Afghanistan. Live updates […]

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The Facebook victim was a granddad walking home after Easter meal

( CNN) He was walking home from an Easter meal with his family when the stranger strolled up to Robert Godwin Sr. The two talk briefly before the stranger pulls out a gun and fires. Now, police are urgently hunting for the person who is killed Godwin and uploaded the video on Facebook, while Godwin’s […]

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The Great Barrier Reef are not to be dead

( CNN) There is a big difference between dead and dying. Outside Magazine published a somewhat tongue-in-cheek obituary for the Great Barrier Reef earlier the coming week, quoting its lifespan from 25 million BC-2 016. The article detailed the life of the reef, its active membership in the ecological community, its worldwide notoriety and the […]

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9 social good inventions that tackled global inequality this July

Image: BioTraps/ Furenexo/ Solar Impulse/ LIFE Big issues are best tackled with massive creativity and sometimes that imagination leads to world-changing innovation. From clothing that changes color to alert the wearer of nearby toxins to a boot that alerts health care workers if a baby stops exhaling, discoverers are putting their good ideas into motion. […]

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As the seas around them rise, fishermen deny climate change

Cameron, Louisiana( CNN) People live and die by the water in southern Louisiana. The water brings food, subsistences and cultural activities. But it also takes. Rising oceans have swallowed more than 1,800 miles of coastline in the last 78 years, according to the United States Geological Survey. That puts residents here at the forefront of […]

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Mysterious ‘sea pickles’ invade the west coast

( CNN) Dude! There’s something altogether tubular about the Western coast right now. The translucent — and tubular — creatures are actually called pyrosomes. They are appearing in unusually large numbers in western coastal waters from California to Alaska, posing serious problems for fisherman and puzzling scientists. “There’s been unusual things happening in the ocean, […]

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