Maria Fire’s’ an ‘uphill battle’: Ventura County Fire Chief

Ventura County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen said on Friday that the Maria Fire that started Thursday evening in Southern California is becoming a bigger fight as the winds start to change. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Behold: the salmon cannon

Salmon populations in the northwest United States are in decline, and man-made dams have hindered their migration back to the headwaters of the rivers where they were born in order to spawn. As Francis Maguire reports, it’s for this reason Whooshh Innovations has come up with the ‘Salmon Cannon’.

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Dutch foundation launches river-based plastic-catching device

A Dutch foundation devoted to fighting plastic pollution in the world’s oceans on Saturday (October 26) unveiled a new device designed to stop it from reaching the sea in the first place, by collecting and cleaning plastic waste from major rivers.

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