Attack of the extreme floods

Source: NatureOn 8 September 2017, Thomas Wahl checked in at London’s Gatwick Airport for a nearly-empty flight to Orlando, Florida. A coastal engineer at the University of Central Florida, Wahl knew...

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México: mejoran sistema de alerta de sismos

Fuente: SciDev   Un nuevo algoritmo permitirá que el sistema de alerta de sismos de México (SASMEX) sea más preciso en cuanto a la intensidad esperada del movimiento del terreno, brindando una alerta...

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Indonesia's Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupted Today and the Photos Are Spooky as Hell

Source: GizmodoThe photos and video emerging from the Indonesian island of Sumatra right now are absolutely terrifying. Thankfully, no one has been hurt, but the smoke and ash bubbling from Mount...

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National Geographic apologizes for publishing Malvinas pictures as from the Falklands

Source: MercoPressNational Geographic has apologized to Tierra del Fuego governor Rosana Bertone for publishing in Instagram pictures identified as taken in the Falklands, instead of the Malvinas...

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Dam building binge in Amazon will shred ecosystems, scientists warn

Source: Science MagazineLIMA—Once upon a time, thousands of dorados, a giant among catfish, would swim more than 3000 kilometers from the mouth of the Amazon River to spawn during the austral autumn...

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Polar bears are wasting away in a changing climate

Source: NaturePolar bears have become the poster child for climate change, but their situation might be worse than researchers thought, according to a recent study. These Arctic mammals need a lot...

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Falkland Islands geography a trap for pilot whales

Source: MercoPressSasha Arkhipkin, Senior Fisheries Scientist talks about mass strandings of pilot whales. The geography of the Falkland Islands with many shallow water sandy beaches and strong winds...

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Chemicals less and less effective against Asian rust in Brazil's soybean fields

Source: MercoPressOver almost two decades, a plant disease known as Asian rust has infiltrated soybean fields across Brazil -- the world’s biggest exporter of the versatile oilseed used in countless...

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