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November 14, 2013
DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Philippines buries some dead as survivors beg for help
Tacloban, Philippines (AFP) Nov 14, 2013
Scores of decaying bodies were laid in mass graves Thursday as overwhelmed Philippines authorities grappled with disposal of the dead, while the living begged for help after the typhoon disaster. The expected arrival later in the day of the USS George Washington, a huge aircraft carrier with 5,000 sailors aboard, offered some hope for the hungry and thirsty left to roam the ruined city of Tacloban. But almost a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the country's central islands, crushing settl ... read more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Aid blockages leave typhoon survivors desperate
Cyrus Trimar lashed his three infants to a roof truss to stop them being washed away by the ocean as Super Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the Philippines. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

China to step up aid to Philippines amid controversy
China said Thursday it would increase its aid to the typhoon-pummelled Philippines, after criticism of its initial modest response, but some Chinese web users called for no help at all. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

US aircraft carrier arrives in Philippines: Navy
The United States Navy said Thursday its aircraft carrier the USS George Washington had arrived in the Philippines to aid an emergency relief operation following Super Typhoon Haiyan. ... more
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EPIDEMICS

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Netherlands: 'Not enough time' to stop Greenpeace's arctic activists
The Netherlands says Russia didn't give it enough time to prevent Greenpeace protesters flying the Dutch flag from trying to storm an Arctic Ocean oil rig. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Amphibious vehicles to boost Philippine aid effort
Amphibious vehicles carrying hundreds of US Marines have been ordered into action to help relief efforts in the hard-to-reach Philippines typhoon disaster zone. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Obama calls on US to aid storm-ravaged Philippines
US President Barack Obama Wednesday encouraged Americans to donate money to support aid for survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan which ripped through the Philippines, destroying life, property and infrastructure. ... more
WATER WORLD

Discovery of 'missing heat' prompts new estimates of global warming
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Mass burial cancelled as Philippines anger turns deadly
Gunfire forced the cancellation of a mass burial in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines on Wednesday as authorities struggled to dispose of the dead, while anger among survivors at the slow trickle of aid turned deadly. ... more
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Typhoon: after battle to survive, the struggle to live
People who clung to power cables or cowered in concrete buildings as an apocalyptic storm blew through the Philippines may have thought they were lucky to live, but for many, the struggle to survive has only just begun. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

US posts $1 mln reward targeting Laos poaching ring
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday offered a $1 million reward to help smash a Laos-based poaching network slaughtering endangered elephants and rhinos for their precious horns and tusks. ... more
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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Street sweepers' strike hampers Madrid tourism
A street-sweepers strike in Madrid has left streets strewn with paper, broken glass and other litter, dealing a blow to the Spanish capital's image when it is already suffering a tourist slump. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

2013 marked by record sea level, weather extremes: WMO
Sea levels this year posted a record high, making low-lying coastal regions ever more vulnerable to extreme weather like super-storm Haiyan, the UN said Wednesday. ... more
FARM NEWS

South Korea's growing 'kimchi deficit'
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DEMOCRACY

Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Summit comes under fire
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SINO DAILY

Dust of corruption case lingers over China's Nanjing
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CARBON WORLDS

Australia PM moves to repeal climate tax
Australia's new conservative prime minister, Tony Abbott, moved Wednesday to abolish a carbon tax designed to combat climate change as his first major economic reform since taking office. ... more
BLUE SKY

Philippine typhoon may have 'burped' carbon into the atmosphere
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

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SHAKE AND BLOW

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ICE WORLD

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DEMOCRACY

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