Cotopaxi Volcano Ready To Blow

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Cotopaxi in Ecuador continues to rumble after its first eruption in 70 years earlier this month. Over the last week, the volcano has been emitting almost constant steam-and-ash plumes punctuated by small explosions—all signs that magma is rising into the

Human Race To Be Extinct In “100 Years”

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Humans will be extinct in 100 years due to overcrowding, declining resources and climate change, according to a prominent scientist. The comments were first made by Australian microbiologist Dr Frank Fenner in 2010, but engineer and science writer David Auerbach

U.N. Chief Urges Speed Up Of Climate talks

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PARIS (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged world leaders on Wednesday to look beyond their national interests and make sure a global deal to fight climate change is agreed at talks in Paris this year. With just 10

Russia To Compensate Over Greenpeace Snatch

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Russia must compensate the Netherlands over the 2013 seizure of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise ship during a protest against Arctic oil drilling, an international court ruled on Monday. The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) “found that the Netherlands is entitled to

Rare Rhinos Flee Indian Floods

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Hundreds of rare rhinos and other animals are fleeing flooding in India’s northeast, raising fears of a rise in poaching during the exodus, a senior wildlife official said Tuesday. A rain-flooded river has deluged the Kaziranga National Park in remote

Cloud Based Climate Change “Solution”

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In a move that has some environmentalists up in arms, a group of retired Silicon Valley engineers and scientists are proposing a new approach to fighting climate change. They want to brighten clouds. It’s one of the many solutions being

Turkish Floods Kill At Least Eight

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At least eight people have been killed after heavy flooding and a landslide hit north-eastern Turkey, according to officials. The flooding in the Black Sea province of Artvin was caused by torrential rainfall. TV pictures showed rivers bursting their banks

Polish River Dries Up & Exposes History

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WARSAW, POLAND — As Polish river levels fall to record lows amid a prolonged drought, the material remains of Poland’s tortured 20th-century history are coming to light on newly exposed riverbeds, with Jewish tombstones and the human remains of Soviet

Typhoon Goni Hits Japan

Telephone poles lean after Typhoon Goni hit Kamimine town, Saga prefecture, southwestern Japan, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The powerful typhoon damaged buildings, tossed around cars and flooded streets in southwestern Japan on Tuesday before heading out to the Sea of Japan. (Masahito Ono/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon damaged buildings, tossed around cars and flooded streets in southwestern Japan on Tuesday before heading out to the Sea of Japan. No deaths were reported, but at least 26 people were injured, according to

Millions In China Face Arsenic Poisoning

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Nearly 20 million people in China live in areas at high risk of arsenic contamination in their water supplies, according to a study published recently. The Chinese government has labelled arsenic contamination, which it first diagnosed in China in the

Chinese Ban Toxic Anglesey Crab Imports

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Chinese officials have banned imports of Anglesey brown crabs over fears they contain dangerous toxins. The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has announced all trade or selling of the meat should stop immediately because of high levels of the element

New Zealand Birds Suffer Lead Poisoning

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For the first time ever tui have been found with lead poisoning. The three tui were discovered in Wellington earlier this year and taken to Wellington Zoo’s animal hospital, The Nest Te K?hanga, for treatment. Both the zoo and the