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December 08, 2016
EARTH OBSERVATION
DigitalGlobe releases first high-resolution image from WorldView-4 satellite
Westminster CO (SPX) Dec 06, 2016
DigitalGlobe has released the first public image from the recently launched WorldView-4 satellite, showcasing a level of clarity and information content that is unique to DigitalGlobe commercial imagery. WorldView-4 features industry-leading resolution and location accuracy, which together unlock valuable information that enables critical decisions to be made with confidence. As part of the world's most capable commercial imaging satellite constellation, WorldView-4 enhances global security and tr ... read more

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WATER WORLD

East Asian dust deposition impacts on marine biological productivity
Dust storms have important climatic and environmental effect. Particularly, dust containing nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, and iron, etc.) could exert a significant influence on the biogeochemical ... more
EARLY EARTH

Geoscientists find surprising variation in early dinosaurs
Look out your window, and you may see people of all ages and sizes roaming the street: a 6-foot-5-inch man walking beside a 4-foot-6-inch boy, for example, or a sprouting teen-ager who is much talle ... more
FARM NEWS

Geophagy: "soil-eating" as an addictive behaviour
Between 30 and 80% of people in Africa, especially women, regularly eat clayey soil - this habit is known as geophagy. They consume between 100 and 400 g per day. "Pregnant and breast-feeding women, ... more
24/7 News Coverage


ICE WORLD

Sea ice hit record lows in November
Unusually high air temperatures and a warm ocean have led to a record low Arctic sea ice extent for November, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the Universi ... more


EARLY EARTH

Fish fossils reveal how tails evolved, Penn professor finds
Despite their obvious physical differences, elephants, lizards and trout all have something in common. They possess elongated, flexible structures at the rear of their bodies that we call tails. But ... more

Cryogenic Buyer's Guide


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EARTH OBSERVATION

Vega lofts Turkey's Earth observation satellite
Arianespace has launched a Vega rocket on a commercial mission to deliver a Turkish Earth observation satellite into orbit. Liftoff of Vega's eighth flawless mission from Europe's Spaceport in ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Geographers provide new insight into commuter megaregions of the US
Geographers from Dartmouth College and the University of Sheffield provide new insight into the economic geography of commuter megaregions in the U.S., by using an empirical approach that combines v ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
NASA Research Helps Take Silver-Zinc Batteries from Idea to the Shelf

Construction of nuclear fuel fabrication plant has started in Kazakhstan

Court backs damage claims over German nuclear exit

Trump picks fossil fuel ally to head environment agency

War remnants cleared for German wind farm

EU executive to screen member state energy deals

Trump misses target with China onslaught: experts

EPIDEMICS

Benin clinic battles mother-to-child HIV transmission
Pregnant with her fourth child in a clinic in Benin, Rosine is relieved to learn that she does not have AIDS, after a free test considered a national health priority. ... more
FARM NEWS

Common pesticides more harmful to 'good' insects than thought
Not all insects are the enemies of crops. Many are beneficial. Ideally, insecticides should kill the bad insects without harming the good ones. Easier said than done. ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Paris chokes under worst winter pollution in decade
Paris was smothered Wednesday by its worst winter pollution in a decade, with commuters enjoying free public transport and half of the cars ordered off the road in an effort to clear the air. ... more
ISIS OBC Bundle Deal 6th Annual Modular Construction Summit for Oil and Gas Agenda - December 7-9 - Houston Develop commercial strategies for the global deployment of SMRs and Advanced Reactors
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Environmentalists mobilize for battle with Trump
Environmentalists are gearing up to battle President-elect Donald Trump, who promised on the campaign trail to roll back laws and regulations that protect the environment and fight global warming. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Thousands of geese die after landing in toxic US water
Thousands of migrating geese have died after taking refuge from a snowstorm in toxic mine waters in the western United States, mine officials have said. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Trump taps China ambassador, consults Obama

OGC requests public comment on its Coverage Implementation Schema

NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

150 Turkish officers leave NATO command after coup bid

John Kelly, the Marine General to head Homeland Security

Sri Lanka starts fresh probe into $700 mn China deal

Book describes new Pearl Harbor attack, this time by China

FLORA AND FAUNA

Captive elephants help save wild cousins on forest frontline
It was the middle of the night when the villagers sounded the alarm: a huge Sumatran elephant was raiding their rice fields, and they needed urgent help to drive it back to the forest. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Rescuers scrabble for survivors as Indonesia quake kills 97
Rescuers scrabbled through the rubble of shattered homes, shops and mosques in search of survivors Wednesday after a powerful earthquake struck western Indonesia and killed at least 97 people. ... more
ICE WORLD

Greenland's ice-free past exposes sea level rise danger
The massive Greenland ice sheet has melted away at least once during the last 1.4 million years, according to a study published on Wednesday, raising fears that manmade climate change could provoke dangerous sea levels. ... more
ICE WORLD

Polar bear numbers to plunge a third as sea ice melts
Polar bear numbers could drop a third by mid-century, according to the first systematic assessment, released Wednesday, of how dwindling Arctic sea ice affects the world's largest bear. ... more
SINO DAILY

UN experts urge China to investigate case of missing rights lawyer
UN human rights experts have urged China immediately to investigate the fate of a prominent Chinese rights lawyer missing for over two weeks, the latest example of a growing crackdown on legal activism. ... more

FARM NEWS

Climate change battle heats up for Australian winemakers
When an unprecedented heatwave hit South Australia state, home to the world-renowned Barossa Valley winemaking region, viticulturists fretted about the impact on their grapes. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Overwhelming evidence of malaria's existence 2,000 years ago
An analysis of 2,000-year-old human remains from several regions across the Italian peninsula has confirmed the presence of malaria during the Roman Empire, addressing a longstanding debate about it ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
ExoMars orbiter images Phobos

European ministers ready ESA for a United Space in Europe in the era of Space 4.0

Opportunity team plot path forward to the 'Gully'

Mars One puts back planned colonisation of Red Planet

Meta musings on the origins of life

Evidence suggests early Mars was warmer and wetter

Dark matter may be more smoothly distributed throughout cosmos





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SHAKE AND BLOW

Seismically active Katmandu region in store for larger earthquake

ABOUT US

Secrets of the paleo diet

WATER WORLD

Longest-living animal gives up ocean climate secrets

EARTH OBSERVATION

Eyes in the sky

FARM NEWS

New study of water-saving plants advances efforts to develop drought-resistant crops

SHAKE AND BLOW

Hulking hurricanes: Seeking greater accuracy in predicting storm strength

EARTH OBSERVATION

Bacterial mechanism converts nitrogen to greenhouse gas

WOOD PILE

Indonesia expands protection for peatlands, climate

FROTH AND BUBBLE

Paradise lost: How toxic water destroyed Pakistan's largest lake

SINO DAILY

Nude selfies used as collateral for Chinese loans

Canada caribou and monarch butterfly "endangered": experts

Mali rivals must stick to peace deal: French minister

Iceland plays the tourism card, for better for worse

Torture rampant in China's 'shuanggui' system: HRW

S. Korea expands cull to contain bird flu

14 dead in southern Thai flooding

Agave genes could inspire new drought-resistant plants

NASA Research Helps Take Silver-Zinc Batteries from Idea to the Shelf

Construction of nuclear fuel fabrication plant has started in Kazakhstan

Court backs damage claims over German nuclear exit

Trump picks fossil fuel ally to head environment agency

War remnants cleared for German wind farm

EU executive to screen member state energy deals

Trump misses target with China onslaught: experts

Aquila Capital to merge Norway's Smakraft and Norsk Gronnkraft

Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, Announces Solar Acquisition Program

New York funds low income access to solar power

Amazon testing cashier-free retail store

Egypt, China sign currency swap deal

US exports to China rise; total trade deficit widens in October



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