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November 11, 2013
SHAKE AND BLOW
Weakened Typhoon Haiyan makes landfall in Vietnam
Hanoi (AFP) Nov 11, 2013
Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in Vietnam early Monday, uprooting trees and tearing roofs off hundreds of homes, but sparing the country the widespread devastation wrought on the Philippines. The storm has weakened significantly since scything through the Philippines over the weekend, where it is feared to have killed more than 10,000 people as it pulverized towns and villages. But it still packed heavy rains and winds of 75 miles (120 kilometres) per hour as it hit northern Vietnam. The cap ... read more
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Arrested Greenpeace crew 'moved' to new location
Russia moved the crew of a Greenpeace Arctic protest ship from the northern port of Murmansk on Monday and put them on a train to Saint Petersburg, the organisation said. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

'Miracle' baby born in Philippine typhoon rubble
Emily Sagalis cried tears of joy after giving birth to a "miracle" girl in a typhoon-ravaged Philippine city, then named the baby after her mother who went missing in the storm. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Philippine security forces pour into typhoon-hit towns
Hundreds of Philippine soldiers and police poured into a city devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan on Monday to try to contain looting that threatens an emergency relief effort. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Disaster experts warn on avoiding 2004 mistakes in Philippines
Disaster experts warned Monday that mistakes made in the relief effort after the catastrophic 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami must not be repeated with the super typhoon that has smashed the Philippines. ... more


DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Philippines struggles to help desperate typhoon victims
Philippines rescue workers struggled to bring aid to famished and destitute survivors Monday after a super typhoon that may have killed more than 10,000 people, in what is feared to be the country's worst natural disaster. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

World sends emergency relief to battered Philippines
The United States, Australia and the United Nations are mobilising emergency aid to the Philippines as the scale of the devastation unleashed by Super Typhoon Haiyan emerges. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Tormented survivors of Philippine typhoon raid the dead
Tormented survivors of a typhoon that is feared to have killed more than 10,000 in the Philippines rummaged for food Sunday through debris scattered with corpses, while frenzied mobs looted aid convoys. ... more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

Typhoon Haiyan makes landfall in Vietnam: US meteorologists
Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in Vietnam early Monday, meteorologists said, days after it left thousands feared dead and widespread devastation in the Philippines. ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Tehran schools ordered shut over air pollution: report
Air pollution has forced Iranian authorities to close elementary schools and kindergartens in Tehran province for three days from Sunday, the state broadcaster said. ... more
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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
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
WATER WORLD
'Miracle' baby born in Philippine typhoon rubble

Philippine security forces pour into typhoon-hit towns

World sends emergency relief to battered Philippines


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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
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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