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Massive valley found beneath Antarctica


July 27th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British researchers from CNN say that they have discovered a grand canyon beneath Antarctica. They say that they discovered a massive rift valley that is causing loss ... Read more...

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South Asian nations seek total elimination of piracy


November 18th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Maritime nations of Asia Friday want piracy eliminated from the Indian Ocean waters, even as it was projected that the cost of tackling Somali pirates ... Read more...

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Warming oceans drive largest movement of marine species


June 26th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Warming ocean waters are driving the largest movement of marine species in thousands of years, according to a new study. In the Arctic, melting sea ice ... Read more...

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First harmful algal bloom species genome sequenced


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A team of researchers including U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI) scientists led by Igor Grigoriev has successfully completed and annotated the first genome ... Read more...

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Indian Navy has acquired its rightful place: Antony


January 21st, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy has acquired its "rightful place" in the Indian Ocean but has a huge responsibility of protecting the nation's strategic and diplomatic interests, Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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Fleet tanker INS Deepak joins Navy’s Western Fleet


January 21st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 21 (ANI): Italian-built fleet tanker, INS Deepak, was today commissioned into the Navy by Defence Minister A K Antony who said the year will see more acquisitions and commissioning of ... Read more...

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Oceanic ‘garbage patch’ not as big as depicted in media


January 5th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Claims that the 'Great Garbage Patch' between California and Japan is twice the size of Texas are grossly exaggerated, according to an Oregon State University scientist."There is no ... Read more...

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Ocean acidification alters nitrogen cycling in world seas


December 21st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists say that increasing acidity in the sea's waters may fundamentally change how nitrogen is cycled in them.Nitrogen, one of the most important nutrients in the oceans, is ... Read more...

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BP to conduct final test on ruptured Gulf well seal


September 19th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (DPA) BP late Saturday was waiting for the cement to set at the bottom of the ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well before testing the strength of the seal. If ... Read more...

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Earth’s ‘missing’ heat impacting climate change


April 16th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Current observational tools like satellite sensors and ocean floats are inadequate to track roughly half of the heat believed to have built up on the earth in recent ... Read more...

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More tropical cyclones in ancient past could play role in Earth’s warmer future


February 25th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A team of climate scientists has determined that more frequent tropical cyclones in Earth's ancient past have contributed to persistent El Nino-like conditions, which could have implications for ... Read more...

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CO2 negatively affecting environment of world’s oceans


February 6th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A scientist has said that the increasing acidity of the world's oceans and its growing threat to marine species are definitive proof that the atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) ... Read more...

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Sea slime killing hundreds of seabirds in the US


October 31st, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 31 (ANI): Scientists have said that sea slime, which comes from algae blooms in the ocean, is causing hundreds of seabirds in the US to die.According to a report ... Read more...

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Low-level aerial surveys aim to understand rapid Antarctic melting


October 8th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): A giant NASA DC-8 aircraft loaded with geophysical instruments and scientists is all set to fly at low level over the coasts of West Antarctica, in order to ... Read more...

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Variations in Earth’s magnetic field maybe due to ebb and flow of world’s oceans


June 15th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A new research by scientists in the US has linked variations in the Earth's magnetic field with the ebb and flow of the world's oceans.The origin and ... Read more...

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Earths climate troubles may be solved by burial at sea


January 30th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): New calculations by scientists suggest that making bales with 30 percent of global crop residues, and then sinking them into the deep ocean could reduce the build ... Read more...

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CO2 removing mechanism resumes in North Atlantic Ocean after a decade


December 1st, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists have determined that due to a dramatic loss of sea-ice in the Arctic during the summer of 2007, convective mixing in the North Atlantic Ocean, a ... Read more...

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Globe-warming CO2 already in danger zone


November 19th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A revised theory by a group of 10 prominent scientists has suggested that the level of globe-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) in the air has already reached the ... Read more...

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Oceans develop acidity, thanks to fossil fuels


May 22nd, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Oceans have mitigated the effects of climate change by absorbing a third of total carbon dioxide emissions worldwide -- but this intake, caused largely by fossil fuel burning, ... Read more...

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Arctic ice more vulnerable to summer sunshine


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A new study by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Colorado State University (CSU), US, has shown that the shrinking expanse of Arctic ... Read more...

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London, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that some plankton can thrive in acidic oceans, w


April 19th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
London, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that some plankton can thrive in acidic oceans, which are a result of increased levels of carbon dioxide.According to a report in New Scientist, ... Read more...

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US to shoot down disabled spy satellite


February 15th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
London, February 15 (ANI): The Pentagon is contemplating shooting down a disabled US spy satellite before its entry into the atmosphere in late February or early March.Official sources say that such ... Read more...

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Antarctic volcanic eruption occurred under ice 2,000 years ago


January 21st, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time found evidence of a 2,000 year old volcanic eruption from beneath Antarcticas most rapidly changing ice sheet.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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