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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Shallow M6.o earthquake struck near Aleutian Islands, Alaska at 15:56 UTC on June 19, 2012. The epicenter was located 120 km (74 miles) WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (53.392°N, 171.635°E) at depth of 20.9 km (13.0 miles). according to USGS. EMSC recorded magnitude

June 19, 2012

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Shallow earthquake magnitude 5.2 hit near the southeast coast of Australia

Shallow earthquake with recorded magnitude of 5.2 hit near the southeast coast of Australia according to USGS. Epicenter was located 10 km (6 miles) SW of Moe, Australia (38.244°S, 146.194°E), 116 km (72 miles) from Melbourne city center. Recorded depth was 9.9

June 19, 2012

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6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near east coast of Honshu, Japan

6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near east coast of Honshu, Japan on June 17, 2012 at 20:32 UTC (5:32 JST, June 18) according to USGS. Epicenter was located 115 km (72 miles) SE (142°) from Morioka, Honshu, Japan (38.894°N, 141.946°E). Recorded depth by usgs was 31.8

June 17, 2012

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Luzon, Philippines

Strong earthquake with magnitude 6.1 struck Luzon, Philippines on June 16, 2012 at 22:18 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was located 94 km (58 miles) SW of Dagupan, Luzon, Philippines (15.574°N, 119.609°E). Recorded depth was 35.3 km (21.9 miles).Philippine

June 17, 2012

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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