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September 06, 2013
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Flights over Pacific highest-producers of ozone
Cambridge, Mass. (UPI) Sep 5, 2013
Flights over the Pacific, specifically leaving and entering Australia and New Zealand, create the most ozone, a new study says. Conducted by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the study was published Thursday in IOP Publishing's journal, Environmental Research Letters. The study, which analyzed around 83,000 individual commercial flights, pinpointed a specific area over the Pacific approximately 621 miles to the east of the Solomon Islands that is the most sensitive to aircraft emiss ... read more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

Monster volcano is one of the biggest in Solar System
Geologists on Thursday announced they had uncovered a stupendous volcano that is the biggest in the world and rivals the greatest in the Solar System. ... more
WATER WORLD

19 Algerians arrested over water riot: report
Nineteen people were arrested in Algeria's Setif region when clashes erupted between protesters and police during a demonstration against water shortages, national media reported on Thursday. ... more
TECTONICS

Seismic finding could explain creation of Earth's 'hot spot' volcanoes
U.S. scientists say they've made a discovery that helps explain Earth's "hot spot volcanoes" that give birth to island chains such as Hawaii and Tahiti. ... more
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FARM NEWS

Peking duck not all it's quacked up to be
China's first authentic version of the giant Rubber Duck that has made a splash around the world and inspired fakes across the country made its debut Friday - but some complained that visitors had to pay to see it. ... more


WATER WORLD

A dirty job in Mexico City: sewer diver
Deep below the streets of Mexico City, Julio Cesar Cu is hard at work swimming in dark sewer waters in a diving helmet and dry suit, surrounded by rats, feces and condoms. ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

S.Africa's rhino poaching toll passes 600 for the year
Poachers have killed more than 600 rhinos in South Africa so far this year, figures showed Thursday, with losses close to the total number of animals slaughtered in 2012. ... more
WATER WORLD

Sea level rise drives shoreline retreat in Hawaii
Manoa HI (SPX) Sep 05, 2013 Sea-level rise (SLR) has been isolated as a principal cause of coastal erosion in Hawaii. Differing rates of relative sea-level rise on the islands of Oahu and Maui, Haw ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Using radio waves to control the density in a fusion plasma

Climate: EU set for 24% emissions cut by 2020

Postcards from the plasma edge

Physicists Closer to Understanding Balance of Matter, Antimatter

Calming the plasma edge: The tail that wags the dog

Can the wave function of an electron be divided and trapped?

E-waste inferno burning brighter in China's recycling capital

FARM NEWS

S. Korea widens Japanese fish ban over contamination fears
South Korea expanded its ban on Japanese fisheries products Friday over fears of contamination from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, accusing Tokyo of not providing enough information on the crisis. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Clock ticking on 2015 climate talks deal: EU commissioner
Countries around the world need to act with a sense of urgency if the 2015 UN climate change talks on cutting emissions are to have a credible outcome, a top EU official warned Friday. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Outside View: Ukraine cannot forever stay at the crossroads
What has been described as a "trade war" between Ukraine and Russia has overshadowed two more important factors that have more important long-term strategic implications for the U.S.-Russian-Ukrainian strategic triangle. ... more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

Vietnam flood toll hits 21
At least 21 people have been killed as flash floods and landslides ravaged mountainous areas in northern Vietnam, disaster officials said Friday. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Washington's new panda cub is a girl, zoo says
The giant panda cub born 13 days ago at the National Zoo in Washington is female and she has a live-in dad, the zoo said Thursday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US agrees deal to buy 43 more F-35 fighters: Pentagon

India's Modi pledges to modernise Vietnam's defences

NATO chief wants strong defence as basis for ties with Russia

India plans to build 6 submarines

US eyes cyber 'deterrence' to stop hackers

Engineers Harvest and Print Parts for New Breed of Aircraft

AYW Companies' Flexible Waveguide And Components Ideal For Satelite Applications

SINO DAILY

Eye-gouging attack casts spotlight on Chinese backwater
The brutal eye-gouging of a six-year-old boy shocked China and focused attention on one of the country's poorest areas, where farmers live in caves and school closures have uprooted families. ... more
DEMOCRACY

In Egypt, growing fears military faces armed insurgency
An apparent attempt to assassinate Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim, an attack on a ship in the Suez Canal and worsening clashes with jihadist militants in the Sinai Peninsula, all in the last week, have raised concerns Egypt's military regime faces a possible Islamist insurgency over the July 3 ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Outside View: The war in Egypt is on
War, maybe in the form of a low-intensity conflict, has descended upon Egypt. ... more
DEMOCRACY
U.N. condemns Australia's treatment of refugees

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 is a bid in the shadow of Fukushima

Malaysia arrests hundreds of suspected illegals


DEMOCRACY
Lab-made complexes are "sun sponges"

Physicists pinpoint key property of material that both conducts and insulates

Using x-ray vision to detect unseen gold


DEMOCRACY
Japan seeds clouds to boost Tokyo rain

Carbon-sequestering ocean plants may cope with climate changes over the long run

Submarine canyons a source of marine invertebrate diversity, abundance


DEMOCRACY
Warming Antarctic seas likely to impact on krill habitats

Change of Venue for NASA's IceBridge Antarctic Operations

East Antarctic Ice Sheet could be more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought

WOOD PILE

Argentina protests Uruguay pulp mill expansion
Argentina has revived complaints against neighbor Uruguay's plan to expand a eucalyptus pulp mill near the Uruguay river, a waterway the two countries share. ... more
ICE WORLD

On warming Antarctic Peninsula, moss and microbes reveal unprecedented ecological change
By carefully analyzing a 150-year-old moss bank on the Antarctic Peninsula, researchers reporting in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, on August 29 describe an unprecedented rate of ecologi ... more
WATER WORLD

Bringing corals back from the brink
Shocks caused by climate and seasonal change could be used to aid recovery of some of the world's badly-degraded coral reefs, an international team of scientists has proposed. A new report by ... more
WATER WORLD

Morphing manganese
An often-overlooked form of manganese, an element critical to many life processes, is far more prevalent in ocean environments than previously known, according to a study led by University of Delawa ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Orbital rocket explodes after launch

Mars 2020 Will Continue Search for Habitability

China's Main Competitor in Space Exploration is India, Not Russia

US space budget still exceeds rest of world's combined

Spotlighting the sun

North Alabama Companies Play Big Part in Orion's First Flight

Vega launch of ESA spaceplane postponed

WATER WORLD

New ocean forecast could help predict fish habitat six months in advance

WATER WORLD

Ocean fish acquire more mercury at depth

SHAKE AND BLOW

Harmful particles in Icelandic volcanic ash fell first

WATER WORLD

Submarine canyons a source of marine invertebrate diversity, abundance

SHAKE AND BLOW

Supervolcanic Ash Can Turn To Lava Miles From Eruption, MU Scientists Find

WATER WORLD

Sea otters promote recovery of seagrass beds

ICE WORLD

East Antarctic Ice Sheet could be more vulnerable to climate change than previously thought

WATER WORLD

Where can coral reefs relocate to escape the heat?

WATER WORLD

Carbon-sequestering ocean plants may cope with climate changes over the long run

WATER WORLD

Sea-level rise drives shoreline retreat in Hawaii

West Antarctica ice sheet existed 20 million years earlier than previously thought

Risk calculator boosts odds of finding lung cancer

Tornados tear off roofs in eastern Japan

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 is a bid in the shadow of Fukushima

Diabetes rises in China, reaching 'alert' level

Forecast: September may set record for latest first Atlantic hurricane

Hundreds of thousands of fish killed by China pollution

Monster tsunami could devastate California: study

Jihadists mock Egypt army claims of Sinai victories

Malaysia arrests hundreds of suspected illegals

China's anti-graft body orders mooncakes off the menu

Crop pests moving polewards through global warming

Whooping cranes learn migration from elders: study

Experts urge renewed push on US-Thai HIV vaccine

Taiwan puts troops on standby amid storm warning

Too cute to kill? US split on suburban deer

6.5 quake hits southern Guatemala: USGS

Shell in compensation talks over Nigeria oil spills

Shipping suffering low water levels on Great Lakes

Mounting opposition in Romania against gold mine project

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