Submitted by Karan Gosal on Tue, 03/08/2016 - 13:11
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.
Submitted by Karan Gosal on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 11:25
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.
Submitted by Karan Gosal on Thu, 01/21/2016 - 15:51
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.
Submitted by Karan Gosal on Fri, 12/25/2015 - 15:55
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.
Submitted by Karan Gosal on Fri, 12/04/2015 - 12:48
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.
Submitted by Diana Bretting on Mon, 11/02/2015 - 12:32
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.
Submitted by Diana Bretting on Wed, 05/27/2015 - 02:27
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.