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Global supply chains cause extinction of many species

Thirty percent of threatened species are at risk because of consumption in developed world according to research made by University of Sydney. The study mapped the world economy to trace the global trade of goods implicated in biodiversity loss such as coffee,

June 16, 2012

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Japan earthquake HAARP - Sun, March 2011 analysis

Special Analysis of HAARP and Solar Activity regarding earthquakes felt here on the Earth, specifically targeting the Japan 2011 '9.0 Earthquake March 11', due to the myths and disinformation regarding HAARP, this video shows HAARP is clearly shown to follow solar

June 16, 2012

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Volcanic gases could deplete ozone layer

A new study has found that massive volcanic eruptions that took place over the past 70,000 years in Nicaragua could have injected enough gases into the atmosphere to temporarily thin the ozone layer. The study also concluded that if such an event took pace today, the

June 16, 2012

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More dead fish in Japan - thousands of sardines found dead in Miura city, Kanagawa

Last week we had a report of several tons of dead sardines found in Ohara fishing port in Isumi city Chiba, Japan and today Fukushima Diary is bringing our attention to another mass animal death.Approximately 10 thousand sardines were found dead on the beach in

June 16, 2012

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Shiveluch volcano on Kamchatka spews ash 8 km high

The Shiveluch volcano on Kamchatka Peninsula has erupted ash rising to an altitude of 8 km above sea level, the Kamchatka branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Geophysical Service reported on Friday, June 15, 2012.Currently there is no danger for local

June 15, 2012

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Farmland contamination poses growing threat for China

Much of China's agricultural soil is contaminated by pollutants, including arsenic and heavy metals, that pose a threat to the country's food production, experts warn. Zhou Jianmin, director of the China Soil Association, estimates that 10% of China's farmland is

June 15, 2012

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Population growth producing more environmental stress

It's long been suspected that human activity has greatly contributed to environmental stress, but it's only recently that science has begun to show just how great a role that activity is playing. In an article published in the journal Nature Climate Change, Michigan

June 14, 2012

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Strong and damaging M 5.3 earthquake hit Turkey near Sirnak and Syria border

Strong and damaging earthquake with recorded magnitude of 5.4 hit Turkey near Sirnak and Syria border on June 14, 2012 at 05:52 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was located 31 km (19 miles) S of Sirnak, Turkey (37.237°N, 42.495°E). Recorded depth by USGS was 9.6

June 14, 2012

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Iraq is fighting desertification with planting thousands of trees

Increasingly frequent sandstorms and salinization of the land is one of major environmental problems of Iraq, where decades of conflict have exacted a terrible environmental toll. The country's environment ministry estimated in 2009 that 39 percent of Iraq's surface

June 14, 2012

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Active volcanoes in the world: June 6 – June 12, 2012

This report covers active volcanoes recorded from June 6 – June 11, 2012 based on Smithsonian/USGS criteria. New unrest has been noticed around 4 volcanoes, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes.FUEGO, Guatemala14.473°N, 90.880°W; summit elev. 3763

June 14, 2012

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Southwest monsoon flooded southern Philippines

Two days of rain has flooded several villages and towns in southern Philippines and forced nearly 700 people to flee their homes on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 UTC. Two men died while a total of 250 houses were destroyed when a flashflood hit two villages in Glan town,

June 13, 2012

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Earth is near 'biophysical limits'

Earth's environmental systems are nearly reaching their biophysical limits. According to latest UN report, they are portending irreversible and possibly cataclysmic world changes. The Global Environment Outlook report said that these limits are close and have in some

June 13, 2012

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Delving inside Earth from space - ESA trying to understand earthquakes and volcanic eruptions

ESA astronaut André Kuipers is running experiments on the International Space Station that are shedding light on conditions deep inside Earth. Orbiting some 400 km above us, Geoflow is offering insights into the inner workings of our planet.Descending 3000 km under

June 12, 2012

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2 strong earthquakes hit Afghanistan and caused massive landslides

Two strong earthquakes hit highly populated region of Baghlan in Afghanistan on June 11, 2012. First earthquake measuring magnitude 5.4 happened at 05:02:17 UTC and it was located 169km north from Kabul (36.048°N, 69.302°E) at depth of 15 km (9.3 miles). Only 27

June 12, 2012

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Guatemalan stratovolcano Fuego erupted again

Guatemalan stratovolcano Fuego erupted again on Sunday, June 10, 2012 and spewed a column of ash up to a kilometer (about 3,300 feet) high.The National Vulcanology Institute said in a communique that the volcano, which rises 3,763 meters (12,230 feet) above sea

June 11, 2012

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Strong and dangerous earthquake M5.8 struck Dodecanese Islands, Greece

Strong and dangerous earthquake with recorded magnitude of 5.8 struck Dodecanese Islands, Greece on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 12:44 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was along the Turkey and Greece coast, located 63 km (39 miles) E of Rodos, Dodecanese Islands,

June 10, 2012

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Footage of Upsala Glacier capsizing

A tourist traveling on a catamaran in Argentina caught rare footage of the Upsala glacier flipping over.The huge iceberg lost a part of itself and then flipped over with a huge roar according to tourist who witnessed the event from catamaran and recorded it on

June 09, 2012