VERIFY Fact Check |

No, NASA did not say the main cause of tidal flooding in 2030s will be the moon’s ‘wobble’

Environment

Yes, wildfire smoke can contribute to someone contracting COVID-19

Coronavirus

Yes, wildfires can create their own storms

Weather

Yes, genetically modified mosquitoes do exist, but they don’t bite and aren’t harmful to humans

Science

Yes, 'botanical sexism' has led to more pollen in American cities

Environment

Yes, a great white shark really was rescued by dumping water on it and then pulling it by boat out to sea

Environment

Yes, aluminum foil can be used over windows to help keep homes cool

Weather

Yes, a man is facing federal charges for stealing a lemur from a zoo

Environment

No, hippos are not the deadliest animal in the world

Environment

No, the ASPCA does not spend just 3% of its budget on animals

Money

No, cicadas are not blind

Science

No, Walmart is not going to stop using plastic bags at all US stores on July 1

Business

Yes, we’ve seen tropical storms named Ana before because the criteria for retiring names is strict

Weather

Yes, bodiless ‘zombie cicadas’ infected by fungus are real

Science

No, the Biden Administration has not proposed a reduction in red meat consumption by 2030

Food

Yes, Brood X cicadas are edible for humans and pets

Science