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September 25, 2016
CLIMATE SCIENCE
Caspian terns found breeding 1,000 miles farther north than previous record
Fairbanks, Alaska (UPI) Sep 23, 2016
This year, scientists searching for Caspian terns in the parts of Alaska where the coastal species normally nests were out of luck. The birds were 1,000 miles to the north. In 2016, Alaska's Caspian terns abandoned their normal breeding grounds for beaches inside the Arctic Circle. This year's nesting site is 1,000 miles farther north than any previously documented site. A team of scientists with the Wildlife Conservation Society monitored the site in August, observing as a group of chic ... read more

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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Experts see few paths to planet-saving climate goal
The global target to prevent climate catastrophe, crafted at a landmark summit last year in Paris, will be very difficult if not impossible to hit, said some of the world's top scientists meeting this week in Oxford. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Aerial pesticide 'key driver' of Zika's end in Miami: US
The use of a controversial pesticide, sprayed from overhead on a Miami neighborhood, was a "key driver" in ending the local spread of the Zika virus there, US health officials said Friday. ... more
WATER WORLD

Two million people without water in Syria's Aleppo: UN
Nearly two million civilians were without water in Syria's second city of Aleppo on Saturday after regime bombardment damaged one pumping station and rebels shut down another in retaliation, the UN said. ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Shy pangolins need world spotlight to survive
Reclusive, gentle and quick to roll up into a ball, pangolins keep a low profile. ... more


DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Italy PM vows to restore quake towns to former glory
Picturesque hamlets devastated by Italy's deadly earthquake will be restored to their former glory, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Friday, a month after the disaster which claimed nearly 300 lives. ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy


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WATER WORLD

Great white sharks and tuna share super predator genes
A high metabolism and an impressive swimming pace are two reasons why tuna and great white sharks are such effective predators. New research suggests the two super-predator traits shared by the fish are derived from a similar set of genes. ... more
SINO DAILY

Chinese outrage over 'ugly' restoration of Great Wall
Chinese social media users were in an uproar Friday over restoration of a 700-year-old section of the Great Wall that has been covered in cement, turning it into a smooth, flat-topped path. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
UN trims nuclear power growth forecasts

Scientists forge nanogold chains with atomic precision

Hyperloop pushes dream of low-cost futuristic transport

First test of driverless minibus in Paris Saturday

Alberta taking a step away from coal

Canada, China aim to strike free-trade deal

California dreamin' for Chinese investors in US

FARM NEWS

China removes 13-year-old ban on some US beef products
China has removed an almost 13-year-old ban on some US beef products, its quality inspection regulator said Thursday. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Evidence of well water contamination in Eagle Ford Shale region
Chemists have found signs of contamination in well water samples collected throughout the Eagle Ford Shale region in Texas. ... more
OIL AND GAS

U.N. steps into Dakota oil pipeline fight
The U.S. government is called on to stop the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline because of threats to the aboriginal community, a U.N. envoy said. ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Elephants divide meeting aimed at saving species
The world's biggest conference on the international wildlife trade got underway Saturday in Johannesburg, but African countries lashed out at Western charities for "dictating" how they should protect their elephants. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

S. Korea rules out flood aid to N. Korea
South Korea Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the "worst disaster" since World War II. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
French fighter jet deal: an Indian saga

US Air Force set to replace intercontinental nuke arsenal

N. Korea air show thumbs nose at sanctions

Russia jails space engineer for 7 years for treason

Syria's Aleppo reels from new wave of air strikes

U.S. intel agency renews contract for satellite imagery

Rouhani uses UN to hit US over nuclear deal

PILLAGING PIRATES

Hong Kong arrests 2,000 in triad raids
Hong Kong police have arrested more than 2,000 people in raids on suspected criminal triad gangs, with the city's underworld in the spotlight after a lawmaker received death threats. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

In quake film, Mexican actor Bichir sees broken politics
In his latest film, Mexican actor Demian Bichir plays a man trapped in the rubble after a major earthquake, an ordeal he sees as a symbol of his country's political mess. ... more
SINO DAILY

Chinese rights lawyer jailed for 12 years
A Chinese court has sentenced defence lawyer Xia Lin to 12 years in prison, his attorney said Thursday, the latest blow in a broad crackdown on human rights defenders and activists. ... more
BIO FUEL

Liquid Manure Volume Reduced by Half
German biogas specialist WELTEC BIOPOWER now offers a proven solution for the processing of slurry and digestate for livestock owners and biogas plant operators. The fully automated processing syste ... more
TECH SPACE

Tardigrades use protective protein to shield their DNA from radiation
Tardigrades are thought to be the most durable life form on Earth. The eight-legged, water-dwelling creatures can survive extreme temperatures, intense pressure and seemingly deadly levels of radiation. ... more

FLORA AND FAUNA

Fate of Africa's rhino, elephants to dominate wildlife meet
Global conservationists and policymakers meet in South Africa from Saturday to chart a way forward in the fight against escalating wildlife trafficking that could drive some species to extinction. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

China chemical accidents kill almost 200 in 2016
Chemical accidents have killed nearly 200 people in China so far this year, environmental group Greenpeace said Wednesday, calling on Beijing to overhaul the "appallingly under-regulated" industry. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
NASA Creates Software to Keep Tabs on Killer Asteroids

Batch production of Long March 5 underway

Scientific experiment apparatuses on Tiangong-2 put into operation

China space plane taking shape

China's space survival experiment goes on well

Rocket maker aims high with lofty output targets

NASA to reveal 'surprising' activity on Jupiter's moon





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SHAKE AND BLOW

Red Cross seeks $15.5 mn to help flood-hit N. Korea

SHAKE AND BLOW

26 dead, 19 missing in Indonesian landslides, floods: official

EPIDEMICS

UN mobilizes to stop super-bugs

CLIMATE SCIENCE

Paris climate accord closer after UN meeting

FLORA AND FAUNA

How CITES works, and 5 species to look out for

FARM NEWS

China removes 13-year-old ban on some US beef products

WOOD PILE

Amazon forest fire threatens natives, wildlife in Peru

SINO DAILY

In Tibet, religious freedom with Chinese characteristics

AFRICA NEWS

UN fears Mali clashes could hurt peace process

SINO DAILY

Hong Kong protest leaders avoid jail after failed court bid

Coral fish stress out if separated from 'shoal-mates'

Arctic Sea Ice Annual Minimum ties second lowest on record

Bringing schools and communities online in Africa

Can jet fuel be grown on trees?

Earth Observation Manufacturing, Data Markets Continue Expansion

New integration of satellite and terrestrial technologies to manage disaster scenarios

NAVTOR takes maritime lead for EU autonomous vessel project

French firms to gauge impact of Nile dam project

Amsterdam to pilot world's first 'self-drive' boats

Typhoon Malakas slams Japan, heading toward Tokyo

August shatters global heat records for 16th month in a row

Disease, malnutrition soar after N. Korea floods: UNICEF

Giant algal bloom explains the White Cliffs of Dover

China pushes Tibetan tourism while critics fear impact

Typhoon Malakas slams Japan, heading toward Tokyo

Camera traps in Angola capture rare photos of big cats, honey badgers, elephants

UN trims nuclear power growth forecasts

Scientists forge nanogold chains with atomic precision

Hyperloop pushes dream of low-cost futuristic transport

First test of driverless minibus in Paris Saturday



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