RedskyNews Category: As – Environment

262 Foot Methane Crater Found In Siberia

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The end of the world could be near, not because of a cosmic explosion or an asteroid attack, but because of methane. The discovery of the first mysterious crater and then two other large vents has led researchers to issue

China: 127 Children Tested For Lead Poisoning

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More than 100 pupils will undergo blood tests after excessive lead was found in a water sample from a kindergarten, the second caught in a tainted water scandal. The safety precaution is being taken after the sample from a boiler

5.6 Earthquake Off Aden No Tsunami

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A 5.6-magintude earthquake struck the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday morning, with authorities confirming the UAE was not impacted by any seismic activity. The incident occurred at 8.03am UAE time, with the head of the country’s seismology centre telling ‘Emirates24|7’,

10 Dead In Iran Flash Flooding

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Tehran (AFP) – At least 10 people have been killed after flash floods hit several regions of Iran, state television said on Saturday. Six people died on Friday in Pakdasht, a city southeast of Tehran, when they attempted to have

6.3 Earthquake Hits Indonesia No Tsunami

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JAKARTA (AFP) – A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Wednesday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake struck at a depth of 52km under

Hong Kong Pink Dolphins Face Extinction

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HONG KONG (WLS) — Hong Kong’s iconic pink dolphins are in danger of extinction. The Chinese white dolphins are famous for their pink coloring, but now, experts say their populations are decreasing due to a shrinking habitat. In the waters

Did Blood Moon Kill 140,000 Antelope?

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THE mysterious deaths of 140,000 critically endangered antelopes which baffled scientists have prompted a flurry of conspiracy theories, including that it is another sign before the so-called Blood Moon apocalypse. The world population of saiga antelope halved in less than

Japan Resumes Search For 16 Missing

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Search teams using boats and helicopters resumed looking on Saturday for at least 16 people still missing after torrential rain and flooding across Japan this week, while thousands waited to return to their homes as waters slowly receded. Floods swept

Fukushima: 82 Radioactive Bags Float Away

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Flooding caused by Tropical Typhoon Etau has swept at least 82 bags suspected to contain radioactive grass and other contaminated materials that had been collected at the site of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (NPP). They had been

107 Dead As Storm Topples Crane On To Mosque

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107 people have been killed and 238 injured when a crane collapsed in Mecca’s Grand Mosque, Saudi Arabian officials say. Authorities say storms are believed to have caused the collapse. It happened as Mecca prepares for the annual Hajj pilgrimage

5.2 Earthquake Hits Japan. No Tsunami

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An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 5.2 struck the Tokyo metropolitan area at 5:49 a.m. on Sept. 12, injuring at least 13 people. The epicenter of the quake was about 57 kilometers beneath Tokyo Bay, the Japan Meteorological Agency

100,000 Evacuated As Etau Devastates Japan

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Video: Sep 11, 2015; 2:40 PM ET Torrential rain brought by Typhoon Etau caused severe flooding in parts of Japan on Thursday, September 10. More than 100,000 people were ordered to evacuate their homes. One woman was reported missing after