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November 10, 2013
SHAKE AND BLOW
More than 10,000 feared dead in typhoon-ravaged Philippines
Tacloban, Philippines (AFP) Nov 10, 2013
The death toll from a super typhoon that decimated entire towns in the Philippines could soar well over 10,000, authorities warned Sunday, making it the country's worst recorded natural disaster. The horrifying estimates came as rescue workers appeared overwhelmed in their efforts to help countless survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan, which sent tsunami-like waves and merciless winds rampaging across a huge chunk of the archipelago on Friday. Police said they had deployed special forces to contain ... read more
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600,000 were evacuated as typhoon nears Vietnam: officials
More than 600,000 people were evacuated as super typhoon Haiyan veered towards Vietnam, authorities said Sunday, after the storm smashed through the Philippines killing thousands and causing widespread devastation. ... more
FARM NEWS

Brazil banks on record soybean harvest in 2013-2014
Brazil, the world's second-largest soybean producer, is expecting a record harvest this year as well as in 2014, according to monthly official estimates released Friday. ... more
EARLY EARTH

Global warming led to dwarfism in mammals twice
Mammal body size decreased significantly during at least two ancient global warming events, a new finding that suggests a similar outcome is possible in response to human-caused climate change, acco ... more
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WATER WORLD

New Zealand to ban shark finning
New Zealand is to ban shark finning in its waters within two years, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy announced Sunday. ... more


FROTH AND BUBBLE

Thousands protest 'toxic' gold mine in Greece
More than 5,000 people took to the streets of Greece's second-largest city on Saturday, police said, to protest against a controversial gold mine that has frayed relations in a northern village. ... more
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WATER WORLD

Ecuador in new probe to see if climate change worsens El Nino
Think Galapagos and you think nature in its most pristine expression. But the destructive weather phenomenon called El Nino turns coral reefs there a sickly white and sea iguanas scrawny. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

EU mulls tough options to deal with Mediterranean migrants
EU policymakers face tough choices as they ponder how to deal with a rising tide of migrants fleeing turmoil in neighboring Africa and the Mediterranean. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
First large-scale carbon capture goes online in Canada

Fracking drives decline in emissions, EPA finds

'Umbrella Revolution' risks cold shower for HK business

Chinese PM to visit Germany for joint cabinet meet

SAfrica denies corruption in Russia nuclear plant pact

Sweden's Social Democrats and Greens agree on nuclear freeze

Moscow, Kazakhstan initial deal to build Kazakh nuclear plant

FARM NEWS

Spanish winemakers eye China's wine frontier
Wines from Spain and the New World are gaining ground in China at the expense of their French counterparts, as increasingly adventurous Chinese wine enthusiasts push back the frontiers of a surging market, say experts. ... more
WATER WORLD

Sea turtle deaths alarming Central America
Hundreds of sea turtles are washing up dead on the beaches of Central America and scientists don't know why. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Three Chinese in Tanzanian court over ivory haul
Three Chinese nationals have been charged in Tanzania for possessing 706 tusks from poached elephants, court officials said Saturday. ... more
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SINO DAILY

China whips up reform expectations from key meeting
Chinese state media on Sunday whipped up expectations for economic reforms from a key Communist Party meeting, but warned changes would be hard to implement. ... more
WHALES AHOY

Dolphin virus outbreak in Atlantic is deadliest ever
The deadliest known outbreak of a measles-like virus in bottlenose dolphins has killed a record number of the animals along the US Atlantic coast since July, officials said Friday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
HK demos throw Beijing propaganda machine into overdrive

N. Korea upgrades rocket launch site: US think-tank

Why Pakistan's leader wants ISIS to succeed

Tunisian youths at forefront of Syria jihad

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SHAKE AND BLOW

One of most intense typhoons ever recorded hits Philippines
One of the most intense typhoons ever recorded tore into the Philippines on Friday, triggering flash floods and ripping down buildings as millions of people huddled indoors. ... more
WOOD PILE

Carbon storage recovers faster than plant biodiversity in re-growing tropical forests
A new study of re-growing tropical forests has concluded that plant biodiversity takes longer to recover than carbon storage following major disturbances such as clearance for farming. The fin ... more
FARM NEWS

Improved legume technologies can boost entire farming system from the ground up
A pan-African project aimed at improving legume technologies to counter the debilitating impact of low-nitrogen soils on agricultural production is generating higher yields and new income streams fo ... more
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EU mulls tough options to deal with Mediterranean migrants

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FARM NEWS
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Sea turtle deaths alarming Central America

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FARM NEWS
Dutch plead in court for release of Greenpeace activists

The Arctic ceases to be a 'province'

Search on for oldest antarctic ice in hunt for ancient climate clues

INTERN DAILY

Holograms offer hope in fight against malaria
Scientists have developed a 3D filming technique that could help inform research to stem the spread of malaria. Creating moving digital holograms of malaria sperm has given researchers fresh insight ... more
ICE WORLD

The Arctic ceases to be a 'province'
The conflict around the Arctic is growing, admits the Russian government. In order to secure the country's economic and geopolitical interests in the region Moscow is planning to upgrade the structu ... more
FARM NEWS

Health benefits of wild blueberries abound: Study
Wild blueberries are a rich source of phytochemicals called polyphenols, which have been reported by a growing number of studies to exert a wide array of protective health benefits. A new study by r ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

U of M scientists solve major piece in the origin of biological complexity
Scientists have puzzled for centuries over how and why multicellular organisms evolved the almost universal trait of using single cells, such as eggs and sperm, to reproduce. Now researchers l ... more
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Cyanide fog marks winter's onset on Saturn moon Titan

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FLORA AND FAUNA

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WATER WORLD

VC predicts the motion of the ocean

CARBON WORLDS

Re-using rather than emitting CO2 seen as viable commercial practice

CLIMATE SCIENCE

UN climate talks amid new warnings of dire warming

WATER WORLD

Malaysian police arrest tribespeople protesting dam

WATER WORLD

Veolia reports sales slip, shares surge

FARM NEWS

Researchers slam palm oil initiative as industry meets

DEMOCRACY

Garbage clogs Madrid streets as street sweepers strike

ABOUT US

Scientists tracking Brazilian wildlife find ancient cave paintings

SINO DAILY

Hong Kong protestors use TV row to channel anger

France okays home tests for HIV

Amazon deforestation could trigger droughts in U.S. West

X-rays reveal inner structure of the Earth's ancient magma ocean

Newly discovered predatory dinosaur 'king of gore' reveals the origins of T. rex

Clay may have been birthplace of life

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China exchange hatches plan for egg futures

Thai PM Yingluck defends amnesty bill

Warsaw climate meet must measure rich lands' emissions

EU faces decision on GM crop cultivation: Commission

Madrid street-sweepers strike over layoffs

Dutch plead in court for release of Greenpeace activists

Researchers find HIV's 'invisibility cloak'

Greenhouse gas in atmosphere hits new record: UN

EU bids to revive carbon market on eve of Warsaw climate meet

China leaders start key economic 'reform' summit

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Africa scrambles to build export network for mineral resources

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