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Earthquake swarm in far northwest Nevada continues

12 августа 2015 No comments

Earthquake swarm in far northwest Nevada continues The earthquake activity that began in July 2014 in the Sheldon Wildlife Refuge in far northwest Nevada is continuing to shake residents, University of Nevada, Reno reports. Their seismologists are monitoring the on-going activity that includes three earthquakes larger t... Read more...

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Underwater volcanic vents preview future ocean habitats

12 августа 2015 No comments

An underwater study of fish in their natural environment, first of its kind, by University of Adelaide marine ecologists, shows how anticipated ocean acidification may devastate temperate marine habitats and biodiversity.Oceans have already absorbed a large volume of... Read more...

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3 million gallons of toxic wastewater spreading toward Lake Powell, state of emergency declared

12 августа 2015 No comments

The Navajo Nation and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper declared a state of emergency on Monday, August 10, after EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) officially confirmed that 11 356 235 liters (3 million gallons) of toxic mining sludge from a mine in southwest... Read more...

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Very shallow M6.7 earthquake registered off the coast of Solomon Islands

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Very shallow M6.7 earthquake registered off the coast of Solomon Islands A strong and very shallow earthquake registered as M6.7 by Geoscience Australia (preliminary data) hit off the coast of Solomon Islands at 18:49 UTC on August 12, 2015. The agency is reporting a very shallow depth of 1 km (0.62 miles). USGS is reporting M6.4 at a depth... Read more...

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More than 11 000 people evacuated, and 3 dead, in floods across the Buenos Aires province, Argentina

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More than 11 000 people evacuated, and 3 dead, in floods across the Buenos Aires province, Argentina Over 11 000 people had been evacuated and 3 died, across the 39 municipalities of Buenos Aires province, until August 12, as severe rainfall and flooding hit the area, according to the local media.Salto, in the north of Buenos Aires was affected the hardest, as flood wa... Read more...

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