Minnesota Town’s Shrimp-Farming Dreams Are Put on Ice – The Wall Street Journal

A Minnesota town’s dream of becoming the shrimp capital of the Midwest is proving more challenging than expected—and not just because of the weather. A company named trū Shrimp Co. had planned to break ground this spring in Luverne, Minn., on a $330 million to $360 million indoor shrimp farm. It aims to produce 8 million pounds of shrimp a year in stacked ponds that are about 12 inches deep, 12 feet wide and nearly the length of two football fields. … < p class=”wpematico_credit”>Powered by WPeMatico

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Ice block ‘from passenger plane’ smashes through family home just feet from sleeping mother – The Independent

A woman has described the moment a chunk of ice, believed to have fallen from a passenger plane, smashed through the roof of her family home and landed in a bedroom wardrobe while she was fast asleep. Carmela Caccavo was still in bed at her home in Mississauga, <a href=”https://www.independent.co.uk/topic/Canada” target=”_blank” class=”body-link” data-vars-item-name=”BL-8721306-https://www.independent.co.uk/topic/Canada” data-vars-event-id=”c6″>Canada</a>, when she and her son woke up to a crashing sound at around 6.30am on Wednesday morning. “I thought something collapsed, like if you’re throwing something down the stairs and everything, boom – shatters,” Ms Caccavo told <a href=”https://www.cp24.com/news/chunk-of-ice-falls-from-airliner-into-mississauga-seniors-bedroom-1.4247277″ rel=”nofollow”…

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21 fun January events in Upstate NY: Winter festivals, ice fishing, more – newyorkupstate.com

By Ngoc Huynh | nhuynh@nyup.com | Posted January 04, 2019 at 07:09 AM | Updated January 04, 2019 at 07:16 AM <!– Gigya Sharebar –> <div class=”gallery_container”> <div class=”gallery_wrapper gallery_separator” id=”gallery760ac675e64787″ data-galleryid=”760ac675e64787″ data-gallerytype=”multi” data-gallerypermalink=”https://www.newyorkupstate.com/expo/life-and-culture/g66l-2019/01/760ac675e64787/21-fun-january-events-in-upsta.html” data-galleryjson=”https://expo.advance.net/static/760ac675e64787/data.json” data-gallerypagetype=”permalink” data-commentlink=”https://www.newyorkupstate.com/comments.html?entry_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newyorkupstate.com%2Fexpo%2Flife-and-culture%2Fg66l-2019%2F01%2F760ac675e64787%2F21-fun-january-events-in-upsta.html” data-gallerysource=”exhibitor” readability=”8.1764442454098″> <div class=”gallery_common_caption asset_caption” id=”gallery760ac675e64787_common_caption” readability=”12″> Make 2019 a great year for you in Upstate New York. Enjoy the outdoors with winter festivals, dine at unique places, and try new things. Here are 21 events in January to check out. <div class=”gallery_slide ” id=”gallery760ac675e64787_entry0″ readability=”28.963636363636″> <div class=”asset_caption caption” readability=”14.251948051948″> Enter the Haggis,…

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Ice in Paradise hockey team honors teammate killed in Montecito mudslide with memorial brick – KEYT

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Ice-cold Chicago Bears sculptures installed for playoff game against Eagles – Chicago Tribune

A crowd of tourists and pedestrians gathered Friday morning at Millennium Park and watched as a man armed with a chain saw attacked a giant block of ice and carved out the city’s quintessential nickname for its football team: Da Bears. The ice sculpture was one of four pieces installed Friday in the city by the Chicago Bears in anticipation of Sunday’s playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles. As the buzz of the chain saw filled the northwest part of Millennium Park, some tourists stopped to snap photos while others…

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Greenland melt drives continuous export of methane from the ice-sheet bed – Nature.com

1. Kirschke, S. et al. Three decades of global methane sources and sinks. Nat. Geosci. 6, 813–823 (2013). 2. Schaefer, H. et al. A 21st century shift from fossil-fuel to biogenic methane emissions indicated by 13CH4. Science 352, 80–84 (2016). 3. Wadham, J. L., Tranter, M., Tulaczyk, S. & Sharp, M. Subglacial methanogenesis: a potential climatic amplifier? Global Biogeochem. Cy. 22, GB2021 (2008). 4. Wadham, J. L. et al. Potential methane reservoirs beneath Antarctica. Nature 488, 633–637 (2012). 5. Dieser, M. et al. Molecular and biogeochemical evidence for methane cycling…

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The quest to reach the loneliest place on ice – Mother Nature Network

Ask people to describe their version of the “middle of nowhere” and you’ll likely receive answers ranging from a wind-swept desert to an alpine lake far above the tree line. Ask geography nuts and they’ll mention Earth’s “poles of inaccessibility,” plotted points on the globe that mark the farthest point from a coast. There’s also one in the ocean, Point Nemo, so far removed from civilization that it’s become a popular resting place for more than 250 spacecraft. While nearly all the poles of inaccessibility — from the Eurasian pole…

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Salvadoran woman who won wrongful arrest lawsuit detained by ICE – NBCNews.com

Jan. 9, 2019, 8:18 PM GMT By Associated Press and Nicole Acevedo FREDERICK, Md. — A Salvadoran mother and activist who successfully sued a Maryland county for wrongful profiling and arrest has been detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) during a routine check-in. Community organizers from CASA and LatinoJustice calling for Roxana Orellana Santos’s release outside ICE offices in Baltimore.Courtesy of LatinoJustice News outlets report Roxana Orellana Santos was detained Tuesday, less than a week before a court date to determine the extent of damages Frederick County owes.…

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Carmel’s Festival of Ice: The ice sculptures, ice skating and everything you need to know – Indianapolis Star

CLOSE Seven competitors spent an afternoon outside Carmel’s Center for the Performing Arts working through ice sculptures, Carmel, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Robert Scheer/IndyStar Buy Photo An American eagle, made during a speed ice carving contest that pitted seven competitors against each other in a timed event in Carmel, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo: Robert Scheer/IndyStar)Buy Photo In Carmel, the colder — and snowier — the weather gets, the more chances residents get to make and admire art. And this weekend, Carmel’s free Festival of Ice is returning to the Arts and…

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Roxana Orellana Santos, illegal immigrant activist, detained by ICE in Maryland – Washington Times

Deportation officers on Tuesday took a prominent Maryland illegal immigrant activist into custody in preparation for sending her home to El Salvador, sparking an outcry from other activists who said she was being unfairly targeted. <a href=”/topics/roxana-orellana-santos/”>Roxana Orellana Santos</a> showed up for a regular check-in with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as she had before, but this time officers took her into custody, her supporters said. They said she fears being sent back to <a href=”/topics/el-salvador/”>El Salvador</a>, which she fled last decade, and said she’s made a home in Frederick…

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