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Seagrass decline seen jeopardizing human, coral health

Feb 17, 2017

Seagrass decline seen jeopardizing human, coral health

Underwater meadows of seagrass offer important protection against pollution to both humans and coral reefs, but are in jeopardy worldwide due to climate change, sewage and agricultural runoff, researchers said Thursday. Places with healthy seagrass — where sponges, clams, small fish and other filter ...

55 killed in Islamic State car bombing at Baghdad auto dealer

Feb 17, 2017

55 killed in Islamic State car bombing at Baghdad auto dealer

A car bomb at a Baghdad auto dealership killed at least 55 people and wounded more than 60 on Thursday, Iraqi officials said. Interior Ministry spokesman Brig. Gen. Saad Maan confirmed the toll from the attack, which took place in the mainly Shiite al-Bayaa ...