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Could Rare Bird on Tiny Island Be India’s Ecological Canary?

Could Rare Bird on Tiny Island Be India’s Ecological Canary?

| August 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are reasonable 350 to 400 Narcondam hornbills left, in a pass over of under 2.7 square miles (7 multiply into itself kilometers). Photograph by Dhritiman Mukherjee A small degree over a month after India’s of the present day government came to power, conservationists desire begun worrying that the administration may exist less than committed [...]

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16-foot Waves Measured in Arctic Ocean Where There Was Once Only Ice

16-foot Waves Measured in Arctic Ocean Where There Was Once Only Ice

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Broken flood ice dots the Arctic Ocean in this representation of an object from 2009. Photograph by Yereth Rosen, Reuters Sixteen-foot waves are buffeting an area of the Arctic Ocean that till recently was permanently covered in ocean ice—another sign of a warming meteorological character, scientists say. Because wave action breaks up the great deep [...]

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As Arctic Ice Shrinks, Can Polar Bears Survive on Land?

As Arctic Ice Shrinks, Can Polar Bears Survive on Land?

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

A polar support saunters along the rocky shore of Canada’s Sentry Island in the Hudson Bay, in the summer of 2013. Photograph by Paul Souders, Corbis Here’s single in kind possible summer menu for polar bears life forced to stay on land becoming to a lack of reliable main ice: 60 snow goose egg claws, [...]

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Astronomers View Stardust Being Made in Real Time

Astronomers View Stardust Being Made in Real Time

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

This skilled workman’s impression shows dust forming in the environment encircling a supernova explosion. VLT observations hold shown that these cosmic dust factories do the part of their grains in a two-stage protuberance, starting soon after the explosion, but continuing long afterwards. Credit: ESO/M. KornmesserSource featured

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A New and Unusual Exoplanet Discovered

A New and Unusual Exoplanet Discovered

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Perth engineer ‘TG’ Tan hunts planets with his backyard observatory in Mt Claremont. TG TanSource featured

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LRO Reveals Lunar Pits Could Support Human Activity on the Lunar Surface

LRO Reveals Lunar Pits Could Support Human Activity on the Lunar Surface

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

New observations from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Spacecraft reveals that lunar pits attached our moon could be used to shelter astronauts, supporting human activity on the lunar external part. This video shows images from NASA’s LRO spacecraft of diversified lunar pits. Image Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/D. Gallagher While the moon’s surface is battered [...]

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MIT Develops Membrane That Can Separate Highly Mixed Oil-Spill Residues

MIT Develops Membrane That Can Separate Highly Mixed Oil-Spill Residues

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tiny droplets of sprinkle and calender, colored blue, are suspended in wet on top of a membrane developed by the MIT team. Thanks to the membrane’s liliputian pores, with a special coating that attracts irrigate and repels oil, the droplets retire as they pass through the membrane, finally leaving just pure oil behind. A resembling [...]

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Q&A: Scientist Studied His Poop for a Year to Learn About Gut Bugs

Q&A: Scientist Studied His Poop for a Year to Learn About Gut Bugs

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The human embowel teems with bacteria, many of their shape still unknown. They help us digest diet and absorb nutrients, and they perform a part in protecting our intestinal walls. Gut bacteria may also alleviate regulate weight and ward off autoimmune diseases. Photograph by Martin Oeggerli, Micronaut, supported by School of Life Sciences, FHNW Where would we [...]

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New UN Report Puts Staggering Dollar Figures on Environmental Crime Revenues

New UN Report Puts Staggering Dollar Figures on Environmental Crime Revenues

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Between 20,000 and 25,000 African elephants, like this some in Tsavo East National Park in Kenya, are killed every year by poachers. PHOTOGRAPH BY IVAN LIEMAN, AFP/GETTY IMAGES A global sedulousness in so-called environmental crime—what one. includes everything from selling elephant ivory to illegal fishing to illicit logging and besides—is worth between $70 billion and [...]

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California Shark Attack Involved “No Brainer” Danger

California Shark Attack Involved “No Brainer” Danger

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Populations of people of distinction white sharks, like this one dizziness near Baja California, Mexico, are attached the rise. Jeff Mondragon, age fotostock/ Spain S.L./Corbis The censure of a 40-year-old swimmer by a great white shark in southerly California on Saturday has people questioning trickster fishing and beach safety. The mankind survived the attack with [...]

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