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Antarctic ozone hole shows signs of healing

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Antarctic ozone hole shows signs of healing An international team of scientists has observed first clear signs that the hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is beginning to close. Led by Professor Susan Solomon of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the team found that the September ozone hole had shrunk... Read more...

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20 missing after landslide hits southwest China’s Guizhou Province

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20 missing after landslide hits southwest China's Guizhou Province A landslide triggered by heavy rainfall buried 29 people in southwest China's Guizhou Province. According to the local government, the landslide happened around 05:30 local time on Friday, July 1, 2016 (21:30 UTC on June 30) in Pianpo village, near the city of... Read more...

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Beijing sinking more than 10 cm (4 inches) per year, China

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Beijing sinking more than 10 cm (4 inches) per year, China According to a new study published in MDPI«s open access journal Remote Sensing, the maximum subsidence in parts of China»s Bejing is greater than 100 mm (4 inches) per year. Beijing is one of the most water-stressed cities in the world. Due to... Read more...

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Heavy rain triggers deadly floods and landslides, more than 30 missing in Uttarakhand, India

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Heavy rain triggers deadly floods and landslides, more than 30 missing in Uttarakhand, India Heavy monsoon rains have triggered deadly floods and landslides in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, neighboring Nepal, on July 1, 2016. According to media reports, 18 bodies have been found so far. The number of casualties is expected to rise. The Press Trust of... Read more...

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