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Green House Gases Threaten Coral Formation

Green House Gases Threaten Coral Formation

A new research has indicated that green house gases threaten the formation and development of coral reefs. The research was conducted at the Great Barrier Reef in eastern Australia. The team that performed the study involved scientists from the United States, Australia and Germany, along with three scientists from Israel, namely Tanya Rivlin and Dr. Kenneth Schneider from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as Dr. Jack Silverman of the Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Institute in Haifa.

NASA Blames Severe Drought for issues in the Middle East

NASA Blames Severe Drought for issues in the Middle East

NASA has blamed severe drought, which can be termed as the worst in last 900 years, for causing the extremely complicated disorders in the Middle East and disruptions of Syria and Iraq. According to a research conducted by NASA, the eastern Mediterranean Levant region, consisting Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Turkey, has been under severe drought conditions since 1998.

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Japanese volcano Sakurajima erupts

Japanese volcano Sakurajima erupts

Sakurajima, one of Japan’s most active volcanoes, erupted enormously Friday evening with a flaming blast, sending molten lava and gases high flying into the sky.

In a newly released statement, Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the active volcano on the southern island of Kyushu exploded at around 7 p.m. (1000 GMT), and created a “dirty” thunderstorm.

Earliest evidence of massacre shows prehistoric hunter-gatherers were not immune to war

5A---Earliest evidence of massacre shows prehistoric hunter-gatherers were not immune to war

Anthropologists working in Kenya have discovered the earliest evidence of organized violence among nomadic hunter-gatherers. The finding is considered to be rare as it offers a sneak peep into the life of prehistoric foragers.

Researchers said that there is not enough evidence present of warfare among prehistoric hunter-gatherers. The researchers have discovered the fossils of 27 foragers who were killed in a massacre around 10,000 years ago.

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Oso, Washington Mudslide could be a Recurring Event: Research

-Oso, Washington Mudslide could be a Recurring Event: Research

Researchers at University of Washington (UW) undertook a new study to prove that the Oso landslide that occurred in Washington on March 22, 2014, was not merely a coincidence. The landslide was astonishingly huge in terms of size and intensity. It seems that this deadliest ever landslide, which swallowed up an area around the North York of the Stillaguamish River, is a recurring event.

Europe’s Mount Etna and Nicaragua’s Momotombo Erupted This Week

Europe’s Mount Etna and Nicaragua’s Momotombo Erupted This Week

Two major volcanic eruptions were reported this week. The first one is of Europe’s Mount Etna, the second and the most spectacular was Nicaragua’s Momotombo that erupted after being inactive for almost 110 years.

Italy’s National Institute of Public Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) said in a statement that the eruption of Mount Etna was short, but they said it was the most violent and powerful eruption of the past two decades.

Massive Crack found in North Central Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountrains

Massive Crack found in North Central Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountrains

A report of CBS Denver showed that a massive crack has been found in Wyoming. Geologists believed that the crack found in rural area near Ten Sleep in north central Wyoming is result of a landslide, as per the report.

The size of the crack is about 750 yards long by 50 yards wide. While talking to CBS Denver about the crack, Chamois Andersen from the Wyoming State Geological Survey said she has seen photos of the newly discovered crack.

Oil and gas companies target coal industry as climate deal comes closer

Oil and gas companies target coal industry as climate deal comes closer

As the global climate deal draws closer, oil and gas companies are claiming that coal is the major factor that is posing a threat to climate.

They claimed that about is the problem and described themselves as a crucial part of the solution.

A letter was sent to UN climate officials who are working on a major climate deal to be adopted in Paris in December by six major European oil and gas companies including Royal Dutch Shell and BP.

They mentioned that they are ready to play their part and work together with renewable energy sources like wind and solar power.

Southern California under Tsunami threat: Study

Southern California under Tsunami threat: Study

A new study published on May 30 in the Journal of Geophysical Research has revealed that there is a great threat of Tsunami in Southern California followed by an earthquake.

The information of the upcoming disaster was collected through a mix of new and old technology and conclusions being made are based on decades old information.

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Famed Ecosystem Endangered as Galapagos Volcano Erupts After 33 Years

Famed Ecosystem Endangered as Galapagos Volcano Erupts After 33 Years

The motivation behind Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution stands threatened, as this fragile and world-renowned ecosystem on the remote islands of Galapagos is intimidated by the eruption of a mile-high volcano for the first time in 33 years.

The Volcano named Wolf has erupted on the Isabela Island as it began spewing fire and smoke with rivers of lava shooting down its slopes filling the night sky with a red glare before dawn on Monday.

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