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6.1 Quake Hits Bali. No Tsunami.

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit Bali today, shaking hotels and sending holidaymakers fleeing in fear. The undersea quake struck at 8am local time (1am UK time) off the coast of the Indonesian island. There have been no reports of casualties,

Permafrost thaw spurs methane emissions

Arctic soil that’s been frozen for thousands of years is thawing at an alarming rate due to climate change. Melting permafrost frees up water and nutrients that could spur the growth of methane-producing bacteria and methane-transporting plants. Scientific modeling suggests

London and other cities face flooding due to rising sea levels

London’s key primary flood defence, the Thames Barrier, is being used twice as much as was planned when it opened in 1984. London faces the threat of flooding due to the impact of rising sea levels, a report warns. Other

Rain halts drought charity fund raiser

A BRISBANE charity motorcycle ride raising money for drought relief has been cancelled this weekend, ironically because of the rain. 44mm fell on Friday night around the Oakey region, west of Toowoomba, where the Ride Against Drought was due to

Sulawesi Indonesia Tsunami 2018: Toll could reach 5000

The official death toll is 1,944 but this number could triple as authorities lose hope of finding survivors. About 5,000 people are still missing, feared death, after an earthquake and tsunami hit Sulawesi just over a week ago. The official

REDSKYNEWS is moving to a new server

On Saturday 6th October, REDSKYNEWS will be migrated to a new server. The site will go offline temporarily on Saturday evening and will be back online Sunday evening. Once the migration has taken place we will be merging REDSKY INTERNATIONAL

Krakatoa Volcano Indonesia: Level 2 alert as eruption continues

Mount Anak Krakatau, in Sunda Strait, South Lampung, through a visual observation of CCTV from Monday night, October 1, until Tuesday at dawn, showed firelights, incandescent lava spewed to the south and flares were seen in all directions. According to

Pakistanis exposed to mercury pollution

More than 40 per cent of Pakistanis living in urban areas are exposed to mercury contamination through dust particles and bioaccumulation, says a new study. The study, published last month in Science of the Total Environment, amassed hair samples from

Tropics face massive rise in heatwave deaths

Unless tropical countries adapt to warmer temperatures caused by climate change, they are bound to see more heatwave-related deaths, with Brazil, Colombia and the Philippines predicted to have close to 2,000 per cent increase in excess mortality by mid-century, says

4.6 Quake Hits Tokyo…. No it doesn’t

A MAJOR earthquake alert sent over the mobile phone system in Tokyo sparked panic in the Japan capital as local woke to the notification, but people are reporting they never felt the quake. According to SNA Japan the tremor was