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Antarctica may have been formed by asteroid strike: Study


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): According to a new study, a massive asteroid that hit the Timor Sea around 35 million years ago may have contributed to the formation of the Antarctic ice ... Read more...

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Giant asteroid collision created 50 km wide undersea dome


May 24th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 24 (IANS) Scientists have identified a dome, rather than a crater, at least 50 km across, buried under the Timor Sea. It was created by a giant asteroid smashing into ... Read more...

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Blue whales forced to increase their ’singing’ to cope with noise pollution from ships


September 23rd, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): A new research by scientists has determined that blue whales have had to increase their 'singing' to cope with noise pollution from ships.Man-made noise such as ships' engines ... Read more...

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A quarter of whales threatened with extinction


August 12th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): A new study by conservationists has revealed that a quarter of whales, dolphins and porpoises are threatened with extinction, with one in 10 species endangered to the ... Read more...

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Chevron blamed for destroying natural forest in Bangladesh


June 27th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Dhaka, June 27 (DPA) Environmental groups in Bangladesh are up in arms against a US-based oil giant for allegedly destroying a natural forest while exploring for oil and gas near the ... Read more...

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OPEC crude oil price cracks $120 barrier


May 21st, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Vienna, May 21 (DPA) The price for crude oil produced by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has reached a new all time high, OPEC said Wednesday. One barrel (159 ... Read more...

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Protests in Assam over threat to royal-era relic


March 6th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, March 6 (IANS) Protests have erupted in an Assam town over the threat to an 18th century amphitheatre built by the Ahom royalty allegedly from seismic surveys being done there by ... Read more...

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