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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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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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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


Continuing deep ocean changes - Earth's water cycle intensifying with atmospheric warming

New research by teams of Australian and US scientists has found there has been a massive reduction in the amount of Antarctic Bottom Water found off the coast of Antarctica. Salinity shifts in the ocean confirm climate and the global water cycle have changed. In a

May 26, 2012

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China to increase weather manipulation program

A leading Chinese meteorologist says the country will employ more rainmaking technology and make better use of it in the next five years.Some 560,000 manipulations of the weather have been conducted since 2002 using aircraft, rockets and projectiles carrying dry ice

May 25, 2012


Low temperatures in Peru killed 94 children since January this year

Nearly 100 children under the age of five died of pneumonia between January and April in Peru due to a cold wave that swept through the country's Andean region, the Health Ministry said Wednesday. The ministry reported over 797,000 episodes of non-pneumonic acute

May 25, 2012

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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


Magnitude 6.2 earthquake in Greenland Sea

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck area of Norwegian sea on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 22:47:46 UTC. The epicenter was located  601 km (373 miles) NW of Tromso, 676 km (420 miles) WNW of Hammerfest,  716 km (444 miles) NNW of Bodo, Norway and 1472 km (914 miles) NE

May 25, 2012


Circumpolar rivers most responsible for high levels of mercury in the Arctic

Toxic mercury in the arctic, long thought to be coming primarily from atmospheric sources, is also being carried into the region by rivers. The Arctic accumulation of toxic mercury is caused by both atmospheric forces and the flow of circumpolar rivers that carry the

May 25, 2012

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Tuna in US found with elevated radiation levels from Fukushima

Researchers found "modestly elevated levels" of two radioactive isotopes in 15 bluefin tuna caught off the coast of San Diego, California in August 2011, according to the study published online by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The study

May 24, 2012


Intense heatwave across Indian subcontinent makes new record highs

India subcontinent is battling with sweltering heat, the hottest of 2012 in some areas. Soaring temperatures and heat wave have gripped the whole of North India, forcing locals to remain indoors. Heat wave warnings were posted by the India Meteorological Department

May 24, 2012

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Rains swell dried-out Poyang Lake in China

In January 2012, we were writing about the dried-out beds of Poyang Lake in Jiangxi Province of southeastern China, where drought had shrunk the lake to a fraction of its former area. After a year of poor rainfall, the lake covered less than 188 square kilometers (73

May 24, 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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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

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Creeping quakes show that New Zealand's earthquake-prone landscape is even more unstable than previously thought

Researchers recorded New Zealand's deep tremors lasting up to 30 minutes on its biggest fault line - the Alpine Fault, which runs the length of the South Island. The quakes, which caused no surface damage, occurred 20-45 kilometres (12-28 miles) beneath the Earth's

May 23, 2012