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Korean cargo ship drifts towards Chennai shore


December 30th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) Korean flag cargo ship OSM Arena, with a 14-member crew, has drifted towards Chennai shore and is facing the risk of running aground if another cyclone ... Read more...

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Witwatersrand basin in South Africa has ‘world’s oldest water’


February 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that deep saline groundwaters in South Africa's Witwatersrand Basin may have remained isolated for millions of years and could be the world's oldest ... Read more...

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Kids cry for help as 27 die in Australia boat capsize (Second Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 15 (IANS) Children as young as three years old screamed for help as they clung desperately to pieces of wreckage after a boat carrying about 70 Asian asylum seekers crashed ... Read more...

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Large CO2 release accelerates ice age melting


August 27th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Using radiocarbon dating, researchers traced the pathway of carbon dioxide released from the deep ocean to the atmosphere at the end of the last ice age and found ... Read more...

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Dead Zone in Gulf due to BP oil spill, say experts


July 12th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): The dead zone that has been persisting in the Gulf for over a month now, is most likely due to the BP oil spill, say experts.Oil spills can ... Read more...

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Study shows utility of floating wind turbines


June 30th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): The scientists have invented floating ocean-based wind turbines, which could be the next big thing in the renewable energy solutions.While offshore turbines already have been constructed, they've traditionally ... Read more...

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Cochin Shipyard delivers its 17th platform supply vessel


June 18th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 18 (IANS) Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) Friday delivered a platform supply vessel (PSV) - the 17th it built in the last three years - to Dutch maritime offshore services supplier ... Read more...

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How volcanoes snuffed out ocean life 100 million years ago


February 1st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a spate of volcanic activity may have triggered environmental changes that led to widespread destruction of life in the oceans some 100 ... Read more...

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Melting sea ice stirs up Arctic Ocean


January 4th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) The Arctic Ocean is usually considered quiet, with very little mixing, because of a cover of sea ice. A new study reveals that the extent of sea ice ... Read more...

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Biologist dispels myth of ‘man-eating’ jumbo squid


July 25th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): A biologist has said that a jumbo squid's man-eating reputation has been blown out of proportions.University of Rhode Island (URI) biologist Brad Seibel has spoken against news reports ... Read more...

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King crabs dive deep to avoid hot water


July 20th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Higher temperatures near the ocean's surface propel king crabs to deeper waters, with the result that they are found near the surface only off the coasts of Japan, ... Read more...

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Joy turns to sorrow as refloated whales beach again


March 25th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) Six of the 10 survivors from a pod of 80 whales that beached themselves near Margaret River on Australia's west coast earlier this week came ashore again Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Indian submarine, Chinese ship in standoff near Somalia: Chinese media


February 4th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore/New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) An Indian submarine and two Chinese warships on an anti-piracy mission were recently locked in a tense standoff in the waters off Somalia, Chinese media reports said ... Read more...

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Elevated CO2 levels will lead to physiological impairments of jumbo squid


December 16th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new research by two University of Rhode Island (URI) scientists has suggested that the elevated carbon dioxide (CO2) levels expected to be found in the worlds ... Read more...

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Three fall into Yamuna during idol immersion, one dead


October 9th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The body of a youth was fished out from the Yamuna after three devotees fell into the river during the immersion of idols of goddess Durga in ... Read more...

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Sharks can give advance warning of storms


March 25th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
London, March 25 (ANI): A new research has suggested that sharks could be used to save lives by giving advance warning of storms, as they can sense minute changes in air ... Read more...

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Environmental conditions in Antarctica were even more severe than seen today


February 17th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new report has determined that during the ice ages, the extreme cold and environmental conditions in Antarctica were even more severe than seen today, thus forcing many ... Read more...

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Researchers doubt global warming will be reduced by ocean fertilization


November 30th, 2007 - 6:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): Research undertaken at the Universities of Stanford and Oregon State have raised doubts about the viability of plans to fertilize the ocean in a bid to neutralize global warming. According ... Read more...

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Spunky Aussie woman punches back 2.5-metre white pointer shark!


November 14th, 2007 - 2:17 am ICT by admin
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