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December 03, 2012
WATER WORLD
'Time running out' for Kiribati as seas rise: president
Wellington (AFP) Nov 30, 2012
The low-lying Pacific nation of Kiribati is running out of time on climate change as seas rise, and is drafting plans including mass relocation of its people while the world procrastinates on the issue, the country's leader says. President Anote Tong said areas of Kiribati - consisting of more than 30 coral atolls, most only a few metres (feet) above sea level - had already been swamped by the rising ocean. "We've had communities that have had to relocate because their previous village is subm ... read more
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WATER WORLD

Amid Egypt crisis, Addis pushes Nile dam
Ethiopia is driving to complete its massive $4.8 billion Grand Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile amid a long-running dispute with Egypt that will likely worsen in the months ahead unless addressed. ... more
FARM NEWS

Hot springs in Alps make for luxury Swiss caviar
When thinking of Switzerland many things may come to mind, but caviar-making sturgeon frolicking in hot Alpine springs is perhaps not one of them. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Deadly 2012 Atlantic storm season officially ends
The dreaded Atlantic hurricane season drew to a close on Friday, ending an active chapter that included the particularly devastating Hurricane Sandy, which wrought havoc in the northeastern US. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

A month after superstorm Sandy, suffering lingers
A month after historic megastorm Sandy tore through his beachside neighborhood in New York's Rockaways, Gary Hamilton still has no electricity, heating or hot water. ... more


FARM NEWS

China, EU protect each others' asparagus and ham
Your "Dongshan Bai Lu Sun" asparagus for my "Prosciutto di Parma" ham: a deal between China and the European Union to protect each others' 10 famous foods came to fruition Friday. ... more
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WEATHER REPORT

Powerful storm nearing Philippines: forecasters
Philippine authorities warned the public Sunday to take precautions for what could be the most powerful storm to hit the country this year. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

India's 'dancing bears' retire in animal rights victory
The sight of poorly fed and badly treated bears being forced to dance on the streets of India is a thing of the past as a campaign to wipe out the practice has finally borne fruit, activists say. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
China bans 'dirty' coal sale, imports

Westinghouse Launches New Outage Control Center

The future face of molecular electronics

EnergyApp Combines Critical Information For Solar And Energy Marketing

Hanwha and AGR Power Up 24MW PV Plant in UK

For electronics beyond silicon, a new contender emerges

Novel capability enables first test of real turbine engine conditions

WATER WORLD

Overfishing threatens Pacific tuna: officials
Asia-Pacific fishing experts Sunday warned against depleting tuna stocks, saying the region needs to reduce its catch of the vulnerable bigeye species by 30 percent. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Singapore to deport Chinese bus drivers in strike
Singapore will deport 29 mainland Chinese bus drivers and pursue criminal charges against five others for involvement in the city-state's first strike since the 1980s, the government said Saturday. ... more
ICE WORLD

Adventurer to recreate Shackleton's Antarctic exploits
A polar explorer who famously retraced Douglas Mawson's Antarctic trek launched an ambitious new challenge Sunday - recreating Ernest Shackleton's perilous crossing of the Southern Ocean. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Pakistan landslides kill three soldiers, bury rescuers
A landslide killed three Pakistani soldiers in mountainous Kashmir Friday, while 18 people sent to rescue them were missing after being buried by a second landslip, officials said. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Stigma for Central America's HIV-positive kids
Four-year-old Carlos, who makes a lengthy trip every two weeks with his teenage aunt to a special clinic in El Salvador's capital, has no notion of the cruel stigma that comes with his HIV diagnosis. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China's Xi pledges closer defence ties with Sri Lanka

Russia to deploy reinforcements to Crimea area: minister

Laser turret for fighter aircraft tested

Fighter jets land on Taiwan highway in 'China attack' war games

Government data requests up 150 pct in 5 years: Google

China's Xi visits India, sets tone for future relations

US general says 'advisors' could join Iraqi fight

SINO DAILY

China unearths ancient palace ruins: state media
China has unearthed the ruins of an ancient palace near the tomb of the country's first emperor that was already famed for its terracotta soldiers, state media said on Saturday. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Pakistan clerics join fight against AIDS
Pakistani cleric Abdul Khaliq Faridi used to think HIV/AIDS was a mortal sin. But today, he educates thousands about a disease that is on the rise in the deeply conservative Muslim country. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Activist discusses challenge of growing old with HIV
Old age comes faster and hits harder for those infected with HIV, a fact aging health activist Ron Swanda knows all too well. ... more
EPIDEMICS
Pakistan landslides kill three soldiers, bury rescuers

Fed official sees only slight GDP hit from Sandy

Haiti opts for ID security program


EPIDEMICS
Schriever squadrons assure safe passage in space domain

NASA Technologists Test 'Game-Changing' Data-Processing Technology

Experiment yields possible 'spooky' matter


EPIDEMICS
Amid Egypt crisis, Addis pushes Nile dam

'Time running out' for Kiribati as seas rise: president

Overfishing threatens Pacific tuna: officials


EPIDEMICS
Ice Sheet Loss At Both Poles Increasing, Study Finds

Definitive study highlights polar ice melt

Adventurer to recreate Shackleton's Antarctic exploits

WOOD PILE

Ash dieback poses threat
The British government has asked that property owners either remove or trim branches from ash trees that are suffering from dieback fungus. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Race is on for South Korean presidency
South Korea's two leading presidential candidates kicked off the official 22-day campaigning period this week ahead of a national election Dec. 19. ... more
SINO DAILY

China jails local government 'interceptors': report
A Chinese court handed jail terms to 10 "interceptors" for illegally imprisoning citizens hoping to lodge complaints with the central government, state media said Sunday. ... more
EPIDEMICS

AIDS: Chinese study raises flag over drugs-as-prevention hope
A Chinese study published on World AIDS Day on Saturday says drugs used to curb HIV in infected people also help protect their uninfected partner, but far less effectively than other research has found. ... more
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SINO DAILY

Blind Chinese lawyer's nephew jailed for 3 years

FARM NEWS

Major breakthrough in deciphering bread wheat's genetic code

FROTH AND BUBBLE

Italy holds talks on polluted steel plant's future

FARM NEWS

Increasing Drought Stress Predicted to Challenge Vulnerable Hydraulic System of Plants

FARM NEWS

NREL researchers use imaging technologies to solve puzzle of plant architecture

FARM NEWS

The hungry caterpillar: Beware your enemy's enemy's enemy

FARM NEWS

Chinese industrialist buys top wine estate in landmark deal

DEMOCRACY

Four Chinese drivers charged over Singapore strike

SHAKE AND BLOW

Renewed flooding threatens Niger capital

FARM NEWS

Bread wheat's large and complex genome is revealed

China demand fuels illegal logging: report

Liao slams Chinese politicians' 'dirty wealth'

Kuwait hurtles toward a divisive election

Tokyo governor election kicks off

Definitive study highlights polar ice melt

Fed official sees only slight GDP hit from Sandy

Haiti opts for ID security program

Study: Grand Canyon as old as dinosaurs

S.Africa acted 'unlawfully' in failed Dalai Lama visa

Long-held memory tenet challenged

Kyoto under the microscope in quest for new climate deal

China AIDS activists reject Li olive branch

Myanmar police break up copper mine protest

Canada, Denmark settle Arctic territorial dispute

Algerians vote in local election, FLN eyes landslide

US unveils road map to AIDS-free generation

Japan shows 310 mph bullet train prototype

Report warns against increased LNG exports

Suu Kyi to lead probe into China-backed Myanmar mine

S. America upbeat on energy growth in 2013

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