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Smog Grounds Flights In Beijing

BEIJING — More than 150 flights to and from Beijing were cancelled or delayed on Tuesday as a thick cloud of acrid smog shrouded the city, with US figures saying the pollution was so bad it was off the scale.

High Mercury Levels In Antarctic

A team of French and Australian oceanographers have discovered the seabirds in the Southern Ocean have four times the mercury levels of aquatic birds elsewhere. The toxic element has come from both man-made and naturally occurring sources and while the

6.6 Quake Hits Santa Cruz No Tsunami

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake was recorded Monday off the Santa Cruz Islands in the Pacific Ocean. The quake’s epicenter was recorded by the US Geological Survey at a depth of 24 miles (38km) about 46 miles (74km) west-northwest of Lata,

Drought Kills Half A Billion Trees

The massive drought that has dried out Texas over the past year has killed as many as half a billion trees, according to new estimates from the Texas Forest Service. “In 2011, Texas experienced an exceptional drought, prolonged high winds,

Iceberg Stops Centenary Plans

An iceberg nearly 100 kilometres (60 miles) long was Wednesday preventing tourist ships from reaching Antarctica to mark the centenary of an Australian explorer’s epic polar voyage. Douglas Mawson, among Antarctica’s earliest pioneers, led the Australasian Antarctic Expedition between 1911

40 Years To Scrap Fukushima Plant

..TOKYO (Reuters) – Decommissioning Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will take three or four decades, Japan’s government said on Wednesday as it unveiled plans for the next phase of a huge and costly cleanup of the tsunami-wrecked complex. The plant,

Taiwan Culls 1000’s Pigs

Taiwanese authorities said Thursday they had slaughtered nearly 1,000 pigs following the island’s worst outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in more than 14 years. The pigs were culled earlier this week at a farm in the southern city of Tainan after

Philippines Appeal For Flood Aid

The United Nations is calling for about $28 million in funding to help those affected by last weekend’s devastating tropical storm in the southern Philippines. The UN has likened the scene in the region after tropical storm Washi to the

Scientists Create Killer Bird Flu

A Dutch laboratory claiming to have developed a deadly strain of bird flu wants to publish its research, sparking fears that terrorists could use the information. Scientists at the Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam say they have been able to

Philippine Death Toll Hits 1,000

More than a thousand people are dead or missing after flash floods that ravaged the southern Philippines, the government said Tuesday as cities prepared for mass burials. Some 957 people have been killed and 49 others are missing after tropical