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Pace of Global Warming Over Twice As Fast As Predicted By Climate Tracking Data
Nov 17, 2013 14:16 PM E
Climate scientists have found gaps in data on a rapid warming trend in the Arctic that led to an underestimation of the pace of global warming.
Mount Sinabung spews ash in this picture taken from a school at Tiga Pancur village in Karo
Thousands More Flee From Mount Sinabung’s Continued Eruption
Nov 17, 2013 11:38 AM E
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung’s volcano erupts for a fourth time in as many months causing many to flee and damage to farm land.
Crew members aboard a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter , dumping water below them on a California wild fire.
Scientists Turn To The Sky To Forecast Wildfires
Nov 16, 2013 18:51 PM E
Borrowing from weather forecasting techniques, scientists unveil a new, more accurate method for predicting the trajectory of wild fires.
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Do Dogs Come From East Asia Or Europe? New DNA Study Contradicts Old Beliefs
Nov 15, 2013 12:47 PM E
A recent study pinpoints the first dog in Europe, thousands of miles away from East Asia, where the animal was previously thought to be from.
Death By Curiosity Kills Oldest Living Creature
Oldest Living Creature Killed By Over-Zealous Marine Biologist Who Pried It Open To Get A Better Look
Nov 14, 2013 15:50 PM E
A marine biologist inadvertantly killed a 507-year old bi-valve, the oldest living creature, calling to mind the felling of a 5,0000-year old tree, the oldest living tree at the time.
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Scorpions Use Strongest Defense When Under Attack: How They Choose Between Their Stinger Or Pincers
Nov 13, 2013 17:54 PM E
Scorpions possess two basic weapons for defense - their menacing pincers and their venom-laced stinger. Researchers discovered these cunning invertebrates pick which weapon to use when cornered by predators.
Bar-tailed Godwit in breeding plummage
Migrating Birds Affected By Global Warming: Newer Generations Are Nesting and Hatching Earlier
Nov 13, 2013 10:27 AM E
Some migrating birds are still arriving at their breeding and nesting sites like clockwork. But, their youngsters are leaving earlier on their spring migration. And parents are equipping them to do this by nesting earlier.
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US Will Crush 6-Ton Stockpile Of Seized Ivory To Send Message To Poachers
Nov 12, 2013 23:08 PM E
The United States will destroy its six-ton cache of ivory to send a message to poachers. The illegal ivory trade is a $10 billion business, and demand for ivory has decimated the population of African elephants. Poaching has led to a 62 percent decline in the African elephant population in the last decade.
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Dolphin Die-Off 2013: Morbillivirus Spreads South, May Be Infecting Whales
Nov 12, 2013 15:35 PM E
A massive dolphin die-off has claimed as many as 800 dolphins since July 1, 2013. Morbillivirus first began killing dolphins between New York and Virginia this summer, but it appears to be spreading south as dolphins migrate. South Carolina and Florida have seen dolphins die from morbillivirus recently, and the virus may have spread to two whale species.
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Acacia Trees Get Ants Hooked On Sap, Turning Them Into Their Bodyguards
Nov 11, 2013 18:00 PM E
Acacia trees have inject certain enzymes in their sap to get ants hooked on the sap. The ants lose their ability to process sucrose from other sources other than the acacia tree. The acacia tree benefits from the addicted ants, who swarm the tree's leaves and protect it from caterpillars and other pests.
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Super Typhoon Haiyan Aftermath: 10000 Feared Dead In Philippines As Storm Moves On To Vietnam And China
Nov 11, 2013 17:00 PM E
Super Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines this weekend, where it killed as many as 10,000 people and displaced 600,000. The typhoon, known as Yolanda in the Philippines, has moved north to Vietnam and China and has been downgraded to a tropical storm.
San Francisco, Calif. Under 80 Meters Of Sea Level Rise
8 Cities That Could End Up Underwater As Sea Levels Rise, Visualized Using Google Maps [SLIDESHOW]
Nov 11, 2013 08:34 AM E
As nations develop responses to the impacts of climate change and sea level rise, a creative application for Google Earth maps offers a visualization of rising waters in cities around the world.
Ancient Cave Drawings of Animals Discovered in Brazil
Ancient Cave Drawings Discovered By Scientists Following Pig-Like Beasts in Brazil
Nov 10, 2013 23:10 PM E
Cave drawings of reptiles, birds, and other animals likely created by hunter-gatherers thousands of years ago were discovered in the Cerrado Plateau region of Brazil by researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society surveying pig-like creatures call peccaries.
San Francisco, Calif. Under 80 Meters Of Sea Level Rise
Sea Level Rise Mapped In 'Drown Your Town' Visualization Of Cities Around the Globe
Nov 10, 2013 17:43 PM E
As nations develop responses to the impacts of climate change and sea level rise, a creative application for Google Earth maps offers a visualization of rising waters in cities around the world.
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