Archive: 11/08/2013

Lobster shell disease creeping northward to Maine

A shell disease that has plagued the southern New England lobster industry by making lobsters unsightly and in some cases unmarketable appears to be creeping northward to the lobster-rich grounds off Maine.

dateAug 11, 2013 in Ecology
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Heatwave kills four in Japan

A heatwave stifled Japan Sunday as the temperature topped 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit ) in two cities, leaving at least four people dead over the weekend, officials and reports said.

dateAug 11, 2013 in Environment
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