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Red Brittle Star, cousin to Starfish, does not have eyes but uses cells in its body to see
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Red Brittle Star, cousin to Starfish, does not have eyes but uses cells in its body to see

The sea urchin is the only other creature to possess this extraocular vision that uses cells in the body to sense light.

Oil down for a second day as US Gulf of Mexico output returns
Business

Oil down for a second day as US Gulf of Mexico output returns

Both contracts last week made their biggest weekly gains in three weeks as US oil inventories fell and diplomatic tensions rose in the Middle East.

Largest seaweed bloom yet stretches 8,850 km from West Africa to Gulf of Mexico
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Largest seaweed bloom yet stretches 8,850 km from West Africa to Gulf of Mexico

Researchers do not know the exact reason for their growth but they hypothesis that it caused due to an increase in nutrients.

Massive oil spill in Gulf of Mexico finally getting contained nearly 14 years later
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Massive oil spill in Gulf of Mexico finally getting contained nearly 14 years later

The oil spill occurred in 2004 when hurricane Ivan caused an underwater mudslide.

Cuba: Three killed, 172 inured after tornado hits Havana; emergency teams working to restore power to blacked-out areas
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Cuba: Three killed, 172 inured after tornado hits Havana; emergency teams working to restore power to blacked-out areas

People described the Havana tornado as having "the sound of a jet engine," and reported feeling changes in the environmental pressure when it arrived.

Hurricane Michael kills 30 in four US states: 20 dead in Florida as authorities fear toll could rise
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Hurricane Michael kills 30 in four US states: 20 dead in Florida as authorities fear toll could rise

Hurricane Michael killed at least 30 people in four states, as the storm made its way through the southeastern United States last week, new local estimates showed on Tuesday.

Florida braces for Hurricane Michael as it strengthens to Category 4 storm; Donald Trump declares state emergency
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Florida braces for Hurricane Michael as it strengthens to Category 4 storm; Donald Trump declares state emergency

The National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Michael is expected to slam ashore later in the day along the Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Nate makes landfall at US Gulf Coast as Category 1 storm; threatens torrential rain, flooding
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Hurricane Nate makes landfall at US Gulf Coast as Category 1 storm; threatens torrential rain, flooding

Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm packing winds of 85 miles per hour on Saturday night

Hurricane Irma hits Category 5, makes first landfall in northeast Carribean Islands
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Hurricane Irma hits Category 5, makes first landfall in northeast Carribean Islands

The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane Irma in recorded history made its first landfall in the islands of the northeast Caribbean churning along a path pointing to Puerto Rico

US officials say Hurricane Irma formed in Atlantic, likely to become major by Thursday night
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US officials say Hurricane Irma formed in Atlantic, likely to become major by Thursday night

Hurricane Irma has formed in the eastern Atlantic as a Category Two storm, just days after the first major hurricane of the season, Harvey over Texas.

NASA's Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Texas closed due to floods
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NASA's Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Texas closed due to floods

NASA's JSC in Houston has been closed to all non-critical staff from 27 August and will remain closed on 29 August.

Florida family caught in rip-tide rescued by human chain of 80 in Panama City Beach
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Florida family caught in rip-tide rescued by human chain of 80 in Panama City Beach

Strangers on a Florida beach formed an 80-person human chain to help rescue family members who had been caught in a riptide and pulled too far from shore

US court reaffirms BP is liable in Gulf of Mexico oil spill
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US court reaffirms BP is liable in Gulf of Mexico oil spill

A federal appeals court panel has reaffirmed its ruling that BP is liable for federal Clean Water Act damages stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the latest loss for the oil giant as it fights court decisions that could ultimately bring $18 billion in penalties.

BP termed`grossly negligent' in 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, may be fined $18 mn
International

BP termed`grossly negligent' in 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, may be fined $18 mn

a ruling that could add nearly $18 billion in fines to more than $42 billion in charges the company took for the worst offshore environmental disaster in US history.

US court rejects BP appeal over Gulf oil spill losses
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US court rejects BP appeal over Gulf oil spill losses

A divided US appeals court on Monday rejected BP's bid to block businesses from recovering money over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, even if they could not trace their economic losses to the disaster.