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September 06, 2013
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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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

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

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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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


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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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

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
Against rising headwinds, UK pushes ahead with nuclear projects

Chinese solar panel manufacturer claims a quarter of India's market

A new way to directly convert methane to methanol using gold-palladium nanoparticles

Quantum sensors decipher magnetic ordering in semiconducting material

'Car nation' Germany distrustful of driverless vehicles

EU antitrust chief defends probe of Google, US tech giants

US state grants $3 billion in tax incentives to Foxconn


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

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

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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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

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
Trump's North Korea talk 'counterproductive': analysts

Iran in UN spotlight as Trump threatens nuclear deal

NATO condemns UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

World afraid of nuclear war with N. Korea, says UN chief Guterres

China jabs back at Trump's barb over South China Sea

Japan to fund Marine Corps facilities on Guam pending Okinawa move

France's Macron at UN defends Iran, climate deals


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

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

Outside View: The war in Egypt is on
War, maybe in the form of a low-intensity conflict, has descended upon Egypt. ... more
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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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
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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

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