Earth changes - page 339

102811b1

Cerro Hudson volcano in Chile remain at highest alert level

A large exclusion zone of 45 km is in place around Hudson volcano in southern Chile (45.90 S, 72.97 W ). The volcano remains on the highest level 5 alert due to high seismic activity. Steam and minor ash emissions reached height of 5.5 km on Thursday 27th October. A

October 30, 2011

DSCN0353 1

Seaweed moves south as ocean warms

A new study by marine ecologist Dr Thomas Wernberg, of the University of Western Australia and colleagues reveals that swathes of Australia's seaweed are shifting south to escape warming oceans, and many risk going extinct.  Their findings are published in Current

October 30, 2011

orangutan deforestation for palm oil plantationscenes from indonesia18

Papua New Guinea deforestation at critical level

More than half trees in Papua New Guinea could be lost by 2021, according to a new satellite study of the region. The University of Papua New Guinea and the Australian National University conducted the stady that  found that deforestation is much more widespread

October 30, 2011

pb 111026 colorado snow 01.photoblog900

More than 1,5 million lose power during rare October storm

A rare October snowstorm bore down on the heavily populated U.S. Northeast on Saturday, knocking out power to 1.7 million customers, delaying airline flights and threatening some areas with up to a foot of snow.A storm set to dump heavy, wet snow on millions of

October 29, 2011

1906_01_31_loc

Magnitude 4.0 - Quito, Ecuador

An earthquake with a Magnitude of 4 occurred at the outskirts of the Ecuadorian capital of Quito. Epicenter was located 17 km (10 miles) NE of QUITO, 60 km (37 miles) SSW of Ibarra,  87 km (54 miles) E of Santo Domingo de los Colorados and 126 km (78 miles) NNE

October 29, 2011

japan radioactive contagion after fukushima lg

Fukushima: biggest single outflow of man-made radionuclides to the marine environment ever observed

French nuclear monitor said that the amount of caesium 137 that leaked into the Pacific from the Fukushima disaster was the greatest single nuclear contamination of the sea ever seen. But, confirming previous assessments, it said caesium levels had been hugely

October 29, 2011

image10282011_1km

Wildfires in northern India

The fire season was well underway in northern India as many dozens of fires burned near the Pakistan border in late October, 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite captured this true-color image on October 27, 2011.

October 28, 2011

Bangkok flood evacuees 007

Bangkok residents flee as floods advance on city centre

Thousands of Bangkok residents flocked to bus, rail and air terminals Thursday while heavy traffic snaked out of the sprawling Thai capital in an exodus from a mass of approaching floodwater. Water was seeping into central areas of the city of 12 million people,

October 28, 2011

imagen derrumbe1275851

Magnitude 6.9 - Near the coast of central Peru

According to USGS, magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck near the coast of central Peru at 18:54:33 UTC; 51 km (31 miles) SSW of Ica, 112 km (69 miles) S of Chincha Alta, 201 km (124 miles) W of Puquio and 288 km (178 miles) SSE of LIMA, Peru (14.515°S, 76.009°W) at

October 28, 2011

the force of the new age

Mayan Calendars end - No doomsday today! Rejoice and enjoy as the Dawn of the New age is today

It's not the end of the world - it is 13 AHAU - Completion of all 9 Waves of the Mayan Calendar = Conscious Co-creation and UnityA lot of fuss has been made about the end of Mayan calendar. And media was happy, and media was yelling doomsday, doomsday is near, we are

October 28, 2011

ayutthaya_floods_temples_houses_23

Ancient city Ayutthaya (Thailand) flooded

The Chao Phraya River forms at the confluence of smaller rivers in central Thailand, and flows southward to the Gulf of Thailand. En route to the sea, the river passes through Ayutthaya. First established in the fourteenth century, Ayutthaya lies north of

October 28, 2011

snow witch winter cold

Winter 2011: Forecast for Europe

The United KingdomLast year in the U.K., winter started quickly, with snow reaching as far south as London in November. This was a dramatic contrast to typical winters; Londoners typically don't see much snow. However last year, many locations had close to 300 mm (a

October 27, 2011

hudson 27102011 1

Chilean Hudson volcano (Cerro Hudson) at Red Alert after minor eruption

Cerro Hudson volcano, a Southern  Andean volcano  located in the border area in between Chile and Argentina has started a minor eruption. SERNAGEOMIN, the Chilean authority who is guarding the activity of the volcanoes has increased the alert level from 3 to 5

October 27, 2011

japan fukushima radiation chernobyl_large

Tokyo to become dumping ground for radioactive rubble from Fukushima disaster

Authorities from Fukushima and other disaster-stricken areas in Japan say they do not have the capacity to process and dispose of all the radioactive rubble left over from the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck back in March.A large portion of that waste is

October 27, 2011

6

Ten years of satellites watching fires worldwide

This video takes you on a narrated global tour of tens of millions of fires detected from space between July 2002 and July 2011. TThe video was created from new satellite data visualizations, and is combined with satellite views of vegetation and snow cover to show how

October 26, 2011

italy3

Severe floodings hit northern Italy

 Severe flooding affected 2,000-year-old Roman amphitheatre as well as the nearby Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, and the ancient Roman port of Ostia, west of the capital. The Colosseum was particularly badly affected, with water pouring into the underground

October 26, 2011

56278112_img_1319

Flooding hits UK and Ireland

Torrential rain has flooded parts of South West England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Emergency plans are also in place in parts of the Republic of Ireland after more than a month's worth of rain fell there in a day.Water poured through the streets when four differen

October 26, 2011