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Transocean gives bonuses for ’safety’ after Gulf of Mexico oil spill


April 4th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.4 (ANI): The American offshore oil and gas drilling contractor, Transocean, which is also responsible for running the Deepwater Horizon rig, has paid its top executives bonuses for its "best ... Read more...

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Japan says will release Chinese vessel skipper


September 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Sept.24 (ANI): Japanese prosecutors have said they will release the captain of a Chinese fishing vessel involved in a collision near disputed islands.The incident had raised tensions with China, which had ... Read more...

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World’s most isolated tribe in Andamans threatened by poachers


September 20th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): Poachers targeting rich fishing grounds in India's Andaman Islands are endangering the world's most isolated tribe, a Survival International report has claimed.More than a hundred iIllegal fishermen from Burma ... Read more...

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BP To Clear Oil Spill, Cost Too Heavy


May 4th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BP has declared that it is going to take complete responsibility for the oil spill that has been affecting huge regions of the Gulf Coast. Initially, ... Read more...

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Colossal Oil Spill In The Gulf Of Mexico Approaching The Shore


May 1st, 2010 - 3:53 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The major oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico is getting worse with the passage of every hour. It is getting closer to the gulf ... Read more...

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Ancient humans living off coast of California may have been first “farmers” of sea


June 4th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that early humans living off the coast of California may have been the first "farmers" of the sea, by managing sea otter populations ... Read more...

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Seamounts may serve as refuges for deep-sea animals


February 12th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): New findings indicate that seamounts may serve as refuges for deep-sea animals that struggle to survive elsewhere.Over the last two decades, marine biologists have discovered lush forests ... Read more...

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Rising sea levels could spark conflict over energy and food reserves


January 8th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): The Australian military has claimed that rising sea levels caused by climate change are threatening to destabilize island nations and spark conflict across the world over energy ... Read more...

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Seoul to recall envoy over Japan’s claim to islets


July 14th, 2008 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Seoul, July 14 (DPA) South Korea said Monday that it would recall its ambassador to Japan in protest against its renewed claims on a group of South Korean-administered islets in the ... Read more...

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Cod was traded extraordinary distances across Europe 1,000 years ago


May 5th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): Archaeologists and scientists have revealed that about 1,000 years ago, cod was traded extraordinary distances across Europe, from the Norwegian Arctic to England and the Baltic.According to ... Read more...

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Climate change is latest threat to world’s dwindling fish stocks


March 17th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 17 (ANI): A new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has suggested that climate change is emerging as the latest threat to the world's dwindling fish stocks.The report ... Read more...

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Climate change threatens world’s fish stocks, says UN group


February 22nd, 2008 - 11:36 pm ICT by admin
DPA Monaco, Feb 22 (DPA) The rising emissions of greenhouse gases and the resultant climate change are adding to the threats to the world's dwindling stocks of fish, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cascading-driven downslope currents can reverse overexploitation of deep-sea organisms


January 16th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new study by scientists has described how a climate-driven phenomenon can influence the biological processes of a deep-sea living resource by reversing its overexploitation.Carried out by Joan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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