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Tool kit for ocean health – Global change and the future ocean

30 ноября 2014 No comments

The ocean is under significant impact by anthropogenic global pressures such as ocean acidification, warming, overfishing and pollution, resulting from the impact of human activity on major processes that regulate the functions of the planet, warns the head of The... Read more...

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New round of severe weather and flooding for Morocco, Spain, France, Italy and parts of Balkan Peninsula

30 ноября 2014 No comments

New round of severe weather and flooding for Morocco, Spain, France, Italy and parts of Balkan Peninsula After delivering flooding rainfall to Portugal and most of the Spain, a strong storm system moves slowly to the east, bringing the threat for flooding rainfall to already saturated parts of the Mediterranean coast. A heavy storm triggered flash floods in south east... Read more...

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State of emergency declared in Gaza due extreme weather and flooding

28 ноября 2014 No comments

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Gaza, has declared state of emergency in Gaza City, following extreme weather and severe flooding over the past two days. Hundreds of residents in the flooded areas around the Sheikh Radwan storm water lagoon have e... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: November 19 – 25, 2014

27 ноября 2014 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 4 volcanoes from November 19 — 25, 2014. Ongoing activity was observed at 13 volcanoes. 

New activity/unrest: Fogo, Cape Verde | Pavlof, United States | Popocatepetl, Mexico | Sinarka, Shiashkotan Island (Russia)

Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu (Japan) | Asos...

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The American Southwest suffers persistent drought conditions

27 ноября 2014 No comments

Most of the US Southwest region has been suffering from a persistent lack of rain and snow. More than 64 million people are directly affected by drought in the Southwest and Southern Plains, and far more are indirectly affected, mostly in agricultural sector.

The American Southwest suffers persistent drought conditions

Drought intensity maps in seven key sta...

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Asosan – the largest volcano in Japan enters new eruptive phase, Kyushu

27 ноября 2014 No comments

Asosan — the largest volcano in Japan enters new eruptive phase, Kyushu

Asosan, the largest active volcano in Japan and one of the world's largest volcanoes, started its new eruptive phase this week prompting Japanese authorities to cancel or divert flights on Thursday, November 27, 2014.

A column of ash and smoke reached about 2 133 meters at 06:00 UTC today and was ext...

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Europe’s cities suffer from harmful air pollution

26 ноября 2014 No comments

Europe's cities suffer from harmful air pollution Almost all European city dwellers are exposed to pollutants at levels deemed unsafe by the World Health Organisation (WHO) — more than 95 % are exposed to unsafe levels of some types. New annual report by European Environment Agency (EEA) reveals as many as nine in ten... Read more...

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Very strong M7.0 hit Halmahera, Indonesia

26 ноября 2014 No comments

Very strong M7.0 hit Halmahera, Indonesia An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 (PTWC) occurred in Halmahera, Indonesia at 14:34 UTC on November 26, 2014. The epicenter was registered 160 km (99 miles) NW of Kota Ternate, 161 km (100 miles) NW of Ternate, 162 km (101 miles) ENE of Bitung and 165 km... Read more...

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How carbon pollution spread across the Earth

26 ноября 2014 No comments

New video released by scientists at NASA Goddard's Global Modeling and Assimilation Office reveals how the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in the atmosphere travels around the globe in a single year. The results focus on a period between May 2005 and June 2007. At the... Read more...

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Severe weather system floods Morocco, heads toward France and Italy

25 ноября 2014 No comments

Severe weather system floods Morocco, heads toward France and Italy The heaviest storms to hit southern Morocco in decades caused flash floods in much of the south at the foot of the Anti-Atlas Mountains, after three days of intense rainfall. Some areas received around 250 mm (10 inches) of rain in just a few hours.Around 100 homes... Read more...

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