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New Study indicates Sea Level Rise is a Bigger Problem than Previously Estimated

New Study indicates Sea Level Rise is a Bigger Problem than Previously Estimated

Humans are being wide off the mark regarding severity of global sea level rise, said a team of researchers in a new study published this week in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. The study team informed that the planet could experience much more rise in sea levels than previously estimated, thanks to climate change which is going to worsen in the future. The research team said that 2 degree Celsius target set by climate scientists and policymaker isn’t enough.

Climate change: Over 13 million US coastal dwellers may face flooding by 2100

Climate change: Over 13 million US coastal dwellers may face flooding by 2100

Coastal residents in many regions in the United States should prepare them to face the catastrophic consequences of worsening climate change as a new study has predicted that coastlines in the country may encounter increased flooding by 2100.

More than 13 million US coastal dwellers may get affected by the flooding caused by rising sea levels, the study published Monday in the science journal Nature Climate Change warned. It also stated that many Americans will be forced to leave their places due to these disastrous flood conditions.

NASA report says February has broken global temperature records by stunning margin

NASA report says February has broken global temperature records by stunning margin

Global temperatures have been smashing many old records for the past many months, and now a new NASA report adds February 2016 in the list of record-breaker months. According to the report, the shortest month of the year has broken century-old temperature record with a huge margin.

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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.

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