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manam volcano PNG

Manam - one of PNG's most active volcanoes has new series of eruptions

The 10-km-wide Manam Island, lying 13 km off the northern coast of mainland Papua New Guinea, is one of the country's most active volcanoes.ABC Radio Australia reported yesterday, June 4, 2012 that a new series of eruptions have begun and that warnings to residents

June 05, 2012

South of Panama June 4 2012 eq SE+USGS

Two strong and shallow earthquakes struck south of Panama

The first one struck at 00:45 UTC on June 4, 2012 with magnitude 6.2 according USGS. Epicenter was located 356 km (221 miles) SSW of Santiago, Panama and 526 km (326 miles) SW of  Panama City, Panama (5.287°N, 82.580°W). Recorded depth was 9.7 km (6.0

June 04, 2012

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Moderate solar flare reaching M3.3 peaked at 17:55 UTC Sunday, June 3, 2012

Moderate solar flare reaching M3.3 peaked at 17:55 UTC on Sunday, June 3, 2012. The quick flash of light was centered around Sunspot 1493 located in the northern hemisphere. A TenFlare measuring 320pfu was recorded as well.A Type II emission (est 1077 km/s) was also

June 03, 2012

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Typhoon Mawar dumps heavy rains across Philippines - thirty fishermen missing

Thirty fishermen were missing and hundreds of travellers were stranded on Saturday after tropical storm Mawar (Ambo) dumped heavy rains across the Philippines, forcing flight and ship cancellations. The storm blanketed large parts of the main southern island of Luzon

June 02, 2012

6_0 salta argentina june 2 2012 GE+USGS

Two deep earthquakes struck Salta, Argentina

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Salta, Argentina on June 2, 2012 according to USGS. Epicenter was 8 km (4 miles) SE of Yacuiba, Bolivia and 54 km (33 miles) NNE of Tartagal, Salta, Argentina (22.109°S, 63.625°W). Recorded depth was 519.6 km (322.9 miles).

June 02, 2012


Harsh climate change blaimed for heavy flash floods in Uganda

As the world is set to mark World Environment Day on June 5, farmers in the remote village of Doho in the eastern Ugandan district of Butaleja are paying a heavy price as a result of harsh climate change effects.Flash floods have left many families homeless, gardens

June 01, 2012

Santiaguito May 31 2012

Active volcanoes in the world: May 23 – May 29, 2012

This report covers active volcanoes recorded from May 23 – May 29, 2012 based on Smithsonian/USGS criteria. New unrest has been noticed around 5 volcanoes, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes.FUEGO, Guatemala14.473°N, 90.880°W; summit elev. 3763

May 31, 2012

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Meteorite shower accompanied by huge blast-like sounds hit Katol region, India

"The phenomenon of balls of fire shooting from the sky accompanied by huge blast-like sounds was witnessed by many last Tuesday evening (May 22, 2012) around 5 p.m. The shower was travelling in the eastern direction and is the first such meteorite shower recorded in

May 31, 2012

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Three Costa Rican volcanoes on preventive green alert due to seismic activity

The National Emergency Commission (CNE)  declared a preventive “green alert” on Wednesday, May 30, due to recent seismic activity at three volcanoes.“The CNE’s alert is supported by reports from technical and scientific agencies that note the volcanoes are

May 31, 2012

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Electricity generated from water: Major breakthrough in clean Free Energy confirmed

BlackLight Power, Inc. (BLP) announced last week a major breakthrough in clean energy technology, which experts agree holds tremendous promise for a wide range of commercial applications.  The announcement comes on the heels of BlackLight’s recent completion of a $5

May 30, 2012

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Images from air reveal dramatic aftermath of yesterdays deadly earthquake in Italy

Franco Gabrielli, head of Civil Protection, has given updated numbers of devastating earthquake that hit Northern Italy yesterday. The number of fatalities is down 1 to 16, with 1 person still missing. Search and rescue teams are still searching the rubble and hoping

May 30, 2012

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Dutch Parliament kills ACTA before EU vote: the government will never sign any such agreement

Lawmakers in Holland have voted to strike down the international Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), slammed by many as a free speech and information access choker. Dutch MPs have also ruled the government will never sign any such agreement.The Dutch

May 30, 2012

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Following a series of tremors Shiveluch volcano in Kamchatka spewed ash 7.3 km above sealevel on May 29, 2012

Following a series of tremors on May 29, 2012 Russia's Far East Shiveluch volcano spewed ash high into the sky. The column of ash reached up to 7.3 km above sea-level, according to Itar-Tass news agency.No impact or damage has been reported. The outburst came in the

May 30, 2012

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Colombian volcano Nevado del Ruiz on orange alert after Tuesday morning earthquake

Colombian volcanologists indicated that the likelihood of an eruption at the Nevado del Ruiz volcano has increased, after an earthquake Tuesday morning in cental Colombia.Local authorities have raised the alert level from yellow to orange following a report issued by

May 29, 2012

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Radioactive cesium from Fukushima found in bluefin tuna caught off U.S.

Trace amounts of radioactive cesium released from Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been found in bluefin tuna caught off the western coast of the United States, according to a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of

May 29, 2012

May 29 2012 italy 5_8 GE+USGS

Very strong and shallow earthquake with magnitude 5.8 struck Northern Italy

Very strong and shallow earthquake with recorded magnitude of 5.8 struck Northern Italy on May 29, 2012 at 7:00 UTC. Recorded depth was 9.6 km (6.0 miles). Epicenter was located 40 km (25 miles) NNW (330°) from Bologna, Italy (44.814°N, 11.079°E).INGV, the

May 29, 2012

May 29 2012 tonga and fiji eq GE+USGS

World shaking: Two strong and deep earthquakes struck South Pacific, Northern Italy still active... May 29, 2012

During last 12 hours two strong and deep earthquakes were recorded by seismograms in South Pacific region.On May 28, 2012 at 21:47 UTC magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Tonga. According to USGS epicenter was located 158 km (98 miles) NNW of NUKU`ALOFA, Tonga

May 29, 2012

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Mass arrests: Over 700 Canadian protesters detained in police crackdown

Over 700 students have been arrested in Canada during the latest night of rallies against tuition fee hikes and the adoption of controversial bill that is widely seen as a tool to limit freedom of speech, association and assembly.Police in Montreal dispersed

May 28, 2012

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Australians prepare for rollout of full body scanners in July 2012 - fear they pose a threat to DNA

As expected, the Australian Federal Government has just approved the roll-out of compulsory full body scanning for passengers passing through Australia’s international airports. The bill also enables future governments to update the technology (without restriction),

May 28, 2012

May 28 2012 Argentina m6_4

6.7 magnitude deep earthquake struck Santiago del Estero, Argentina

Strong and deep earthquake with recorded magnitude of 6.7 struck Argentina on May 28, 2012 at 05:07 UTC according to USGS. The epicenter was located 52 km (32 miles) NNW of Anatuya, Santiago del Estero, Argentina (28.061°S, 63.077°W). Recorded depth was 588 km

May 28, 2012

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Volcano / Earthquake watch for May 30 - Jun 5, 2012

Targeting an unnumbered Coronal Hole on the solar corona that is situated at (45-48°N latitude), this feature may be indicative of a swarm of 5 magnitude earthquakes or a possible 6.0 magnitude earthquake in one of these listed locations during this watch period:Off

May 27, 2012

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Scientists say shockwaves from melting icecaps are triggering earthquakes

High up inside the Arctic circle the melting of Greenland's ice sheet has accelerated so dramatically that it is triggering earthquakes.Scientists monitoring the glaciers have revealed that movements of gigantic pieces of ice are creating shockwaves that register up

May 27, 2012

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Huge coronal hole rotating to the Earth side - Solar Watch May 27, 2012

Solar activity is currently classified as quiet with only C-Class flares detected from a new Active Region 11492. A large coronal hole will be rotating the earth side of the disk over the next 36-48 hours and is one of the largest for the year as seen from the Stereo

May 27, 2012

may 25 chch 5_2 eq GE + USGS

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck 10 km off the coast of Christchurch, New Zealand

Strong and shallow earthquake with recorded magnitude of 5.2 struck 10 km off the coast of Christchurch, New Zealand according to GeoNet on May 25, 2012 at 02:44 UTC. Recorded depth by GeoNet was 11 km (6.8 miles). USGS recorded magnitude 4.7 at depth of 8.8 km (5.5

May 25, 2012

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Colony Collapse Disorder: I keep finding dead bees everywhere!

I was outside all the time when I was a kid but never found dead bees. Now I find them almost every time I step out into the garden. Colony Collapse Disorder is a real environmental threat and now Monsanto is hunting down whistleblowers who expose the fact that their

May 24, 2012

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Nuclear sub USS Miami burning at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard 80 km from Boston, US

A fire that broke out aboard a nuclear-powered submarine at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Wednesday night injured six people.The fire was still burning as of 11:45 p.m., but the "situation" was "improving," Shipyard Commander Bryant Fuller said in a brief statement

May 24, 2012

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Active volcanoes in the world: May 16 - May 22, 2012

This report covers active volcanoes recorded from May 16 – May 22, 2012 based on Smithsonian/USGS criteria. New unrest has been noticed around 2 volcanoes, ongoing activity was reported for 10 volcanoes.FUEGO, Guatemala14.473°N, 90.880°W; summit elev. 3763

May 24, 2012

tree_of_life in space

Researchers aim to assemble the first tree of life for all 2 million named species

A new initiative aims to build a grand tree of life that brings together everything scientists know about how all living things are related, from the tiniest bacteria to the tallest tree. The resulting tree will be digital, downloadable and continuously

May 23, 2012

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Thousands of Mozambique Tilapia fish found dead on the river banks at Hatvalan, India

The problem of fish dying in large numbers has come to the fore of the banks of the Mula-Mutha (Bheema) rivers again. Fish have been found dead along the banks of the Mula-Mutha because of rising pollution and the latest in the series was recorded at Hatvalan near the

May 23, 2012

Chris Pallister Marine debris found at Beach River

First wave of Japan tsunami debris hits Alaska

The first wave of Japanese tsunami debris has hit Alaskan shores and is turning part of the area into a landfill. There is no abnormal level of radiation but much of it is toxic, according to CNN video posted below.On Kayak Island, roughly 100 km (60 miles) southeast

May 22, 2012

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FDA accused of mass homicide of one million Americans each decade

The biggest threat to America today is not terrorists or global warming, but the mass genocide of Americans who die every year at the hands of the corrupt U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In a recent report, investigative reporter Jon Rappoport uncovers the

May 22, 2012

May 22 m5_7 Bulgaria GE + USGS

Very dangerous M 5.6 earthquake and strong aftershocks struck Bulgaria

Strong and shallow earthquake with recorded magnitude of 5.6 struck Bulgaria on May 22, 2012 at 00:00 UTC. The epicenter was just 24 km (14 miles) W of SOFIA, Bulgaria (42.686°N, 23.009°E). Recorded depth by USGS was 9.4 km (5.8 miles). EMSC recorded 5.7 magnitude

May 22, 2012

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Space weather highlights for May 14 - May 20, 2012: 13 C-class and one M-class flare

Solar activity ranged from very low to moderate levels. Region 1476 (N09, L=180, class/area Fkc/1050 on 09 May) continued to be the major contributor of x-ray flare activity throughout the week. It produced 13 C-class flares and an M-flare.Region 1476 began the

May 21, 2012


Fukushima forever by Mark Sircus

In the first week after Fukushima, this physicist genius called for a massive international effort to bury the entire nuclear complex to protect as much as possible the human race from nuclear contamination. Dr. Michio Kaku said early on that “Tepco

May 21, 2012

gmo label gmo foods

New technology can detect as little as 0.1 percent GMO contamination in crops, food

Identifying the presence of genetically-modified (GM) contaminants in food and food crops could soon become a whole lot easier and more accurate. Researchers from Lumora, a molecular diagnostics specialist company originating out of Cambridge University, have

May 21, 2012

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Fuego volcano in Guatemala had largest eruption in years

Fuego volcano in Guatemala had one of its most explosive and vigorous eruptions in years over the weekend.The volcano, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of the capital, erupted about 2:45 a.m. (07:45 GMT) on Saturday, May 19, 2012, spewing a column of ash up

May 20, 2012

Tropical storm Alberto May 19

Tropical storm Alberto formed off the South Carolina coast

Tropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, formed on Saturday, May 19, 2012 off the coast of South Carolina.Alberto has the potential to hit North Carolina as early as Monday, but since the storm is so small, it would only

May 20, 2012

May 20 off the east coast of Honshu m6_0 GE + USGS

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off the east coast of Honshu, series of strong aftershocks followed

Strong and shallow earthquake with magnitude 6.0 struck off the east coast of Honshu, Japan on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 07:19 UTC. Epicenter was located 179 km (111 miles) E of Morioka, Honshu, Japan (39.597°N, 143.242°E). USGS recorded depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

May 20, 2012

May 20 Northern Italy earthquake

Deadly M6.0 earthquake struck Northern Italy

Strong, very dangerous, shallow and deadly earthquake with magnitude 6.0 struck Northen Italyat 02:12 UTC on Sunday, May 20, 2012, according to USGS. The epicenter was located 36 km (22 miles) NNW of Bologna, Italy (44.800°N, 11.192°E). Recorded depth by the...

May 20, 2012

May 19 2012 m5_9 atofagasta chile GE + USGS

Strong earthquake with magnitude 5.9 struck Antofagasta, Chile

Strong earthquake struck Chile again. On May 19, 2012 at 8:35 UTC magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck Antofagasta, Chile. Recorded depth according to USGS was 25 km (15.5 miles). Epicenter location was 54 km (33 miles) SW of Taltal, Antofagasta, Chile (25.783°S,

May 19, 2012