Seafood alert as red tide hits China

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A huge toxic “red tide” has spread out across the waters off southern China, contaminating seafood and posing a health risk for swimmers, state media reported Thursday. The algae bloom, which sucks the oxygen out of the water and kills

China Says 10% Of Farming Land Contaminated

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Over 10 percent of China’s farm land is contaminated, threatening the ability of the world’s most populous nation to feed itself, the official Xinhua news agency has said. Excessive fertilizer use, dirty water and solid waste were among the main

Jerusalem Due Major Earthquake Imminently

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JERUSALEM – The Bible tells of earthquakes splitting open the hills of this holy city with apocalyptic fury, adding to the mayhem of battles and punctuating Jesus· crucifixion. Now, a geological survey says the heart of biblical narrative, Jerusalem·s walled

Israel Quake sets off predictions of a larger one

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The Patzael region in the Jordan Valley, just 20 kilometers north of Jericho, was touched by a small earthquake on Saturday night, registering 3.0 on the Richter scale, the second in two months. On Sunday morning, researchers at Tel Aviv

Burning Sulphur to destroy a third of mankind

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The Book of Revelation predicts that an army of 200 million will bring death to a third of the population with burning Sulphur, but who is this army and where do they come from? Nearly two thousand years ago, on

Yellowstone’s caldera rising

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A geologist says some parts of the continually shifting, collapsed volcano at the center of the park are swelling unusually fast. Bob Smith, one of the leading researchers into Yellowstone·s geology, presented some of his findings at the American Geological

Toxic metal Cadmium found in Oysters

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A heavy metal believed to be benign in the state’s coastal waters does in fact pose a threat to the health and survival of oysters, a University of North Carolina at Charlotte scientist says. The heavy metal

Arsenic poisoning water wells

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OUAGADOUGOU, With signs that people are developing diseases linked to arsenic poisoning, the government said that it had turned off pumps to 11 deep-water wells in areas in the north of Burkina Faso. “People were coming to our health centres

Survey Finds Mercury in Fish in West U.S.

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Scientists looking for fish tainted by mercury found them in every fish and every river they sampled across the West, suggesting that pollution generated around the world is likely for at least some of it. The survey of 2,707 fish

Expert slams wave threat inertia

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A scientist has attacked the inaction over a threat from a dangerous volcano in the Canary Islands which could send a tidal wave crashing against the US. Bill McGuire of the Benfield Grieg Hazard Research Centre said no one was