Erosion threatens Goa’s beaches, says minister

August 1st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) Erosion threatens one-fourth of Goa's sandy beach stretches along the 105-km coastline, a minister told the state assembly Wednesday.In a written reply to the legislative assembly, ... Read more...

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Goa to spend Rs.36 crore to battle sea erosion

July 25th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) The Goa government will spend Rs.36 crore to save the popular Sinquerim-Baga beach stretch in north Goa from sea erosion.The beach stretch, located a short distance ... Read more...

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World War II torpedo found in Ukraine

June 14th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A World War II-era torpedo - containing 600 kg of explosive - was found off Ukraine's Crimean port of Sevastopol, officials said.The weapon was found ... Read more...

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Oldest living organism - seagrass discovered

February 8th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian scientists have discovered the world’s oldest living organisms – seagrass. They inhabit more than 2000 miles ranging from the country of Spain to Cyrus. The scientists ... Read more...

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Whale found dead 800 metres from shoreline

September 29th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) A rare breed of whale, which has been found dead 800 yards from the shoreline, has baffled marine experts in Britain.The 33ft mammal was discovered at ... Read more...

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Mystery Orange goo found in Alaska is actually fungal spores

August 19th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have announced that a mysterious orange goo recently discovered on the shoreline of an Alaskan village ... Read more...

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Naked US woman heading to nudist beach rescued from cliff

March 25th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): A woman in US, who was heading to a nudist beach, had to be rescued by lifeguards after she got stuck trying to climb down cliffs in the ... Read more...

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Five people washed away off US coast by Japan tsunami

March 12th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Five people have reportedly been washed off the US coast by the massive earthquake-cum-tsunami in Japan.They were swept out to sea in Crescent City, northern California, The Telegraph ... Read more...

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17 dead baby dolphins found on Gulf beaches

February 23rd, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alabama, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Observers say the number of baby dolphins that are washed ashore dead has gone up 10 times since the BP oil spill.The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies ... Read more...

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Remnants of boozy village discovered beneath downtown San Francisco

January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco, Jan 7 (ANI): Archeologists have discovered dozens of relics from the 1800s underneath a parking lot in downtown San Francisco.They have found dozens of vestiges-dolls, a piece of a tent, ... Read more...

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Teens in US say no to Facebook, texting for a week

December 8th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Students in two Washington schools are taking a trip back to 1995-no Facebook, no e-mail, no cell phones.In a social experiment somewhat inspired by the movie 'The ... Read more...

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Outrage over Marc Anthony and Jlo’s plans to buy Puerto Rican home

November 8th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 8 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony are reportedly planning to buy a home in a controversial 300 million dollars complex in Puerto Rico.The couple has set their ... Read more...

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British Woman Dies, Swept From Husband on California Beach

October 28th, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A poor swimmer, British tourist Michael Hauffe could only look on in horror as his wife and her friend were swept away from their husbands by a huge ... Read more...

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TBT exposure causes female snails to grow penises on heads

September 10th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 10 (ANI): After exposure to the chemical TBT, female marine snails living off the Perth coast are growing male sex organs on their heads, researchers have revealed.Curtin University researchers ... Read more...

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Labor Day Celebrations May Not Be Affected By Weakened Hurricane Earl

September 4th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The weekend trips some people have planned on the eve of Labor Day may not be affected owing to Hurricane Earl, as it is being assumed. ... Read more...

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Obama Administration sends fourth bill to British Petroleum

July 14th, 2010 - 3:55 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Obama Administration on Tuesday sent the fourth bill to British Petroleum (BP) and other responsible parties for response and recovery operations related to the BP/Deepwater Horizon ... Read more...

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EMILY Is The Enticing New Robot Lifeguard On The American Beach

June 27th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): EMILY has the capability to execute 28 mph. She is supplied with sonar apparatus. This apparatus can effectively scrutinize i.e. detect the movements of ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s armed forces on high alert as cyclone Phet looms

June 4th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan's armed forces have been put on high alert on the government's directive to cope with the possibility of cyclone Phet closing in on the country's shoreline. Quoting official ... Read more...

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BP Oil Spill Within 7 Miles of Pensacola Beach Florida

June 2nd, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sheen of the Gulf's oil spill has been spotted within seven miles of the beaches of Pensacola Beach off of the coast of Florida, and could reach ... Read more...

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Florida Keys tar balls not linked to BP oil leak

May 19th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by BNO News
KEY WEST, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- According to Coast Guard Marine Safety Laboratory tests, the tar balls discovered on Florida Keys shoreline on Tuesday were not from the Deepwater Horizon oil ... Read more...

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Coastal security beefed up in Kerala

May 16th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi (Kerala), May 16 (ANI): The coastal security in Kerala has been increased with the state police inducting high-speed boats to patrol the shoreline and backwaters.A fleet of around 47 boats along ... Read more...

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UAE to subsidize fuel for fishermen

May 7th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will give subsidized fuel to its fishermen. The measure will be implemented by the environment ministry in collaboration with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ... Read more...

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Snorkeling Couple Thinks They Have Found Natalie Holloway’s Body

March 19th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple from Pennsylvania who was snorkeling in Aruba believes that one of the underwater photos that they have taken may reveal a skeleton on the floor ... Read more...

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Teenager crashes car into school & drives down the hall

February 10th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Shoreline, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 17 years old boy took his parent’s car, and crashed it through the doors of the Shorecrest High School in Shoreline. And he just didn’t stop ... Read more...

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All coastal villages tapped after 26/11, says navy chief

February 5th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port Blair, Feb 5 (IANS) There is no village or landing site along India's 7,516 km shoreline that has not been visited by either the Indian Navy, the coast guard or the ... Read more...

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Diana once walked onto nudist beach in her strive for solitary freedom

August 19th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): The late Princess of Wales, Diana, wanted some moments of solitary freedom so much that she made arrangements for secret walks without her bodyguard, say reports.Her former bodyguard, ... Read more...

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Lake Ballinger Island: BBQ Party Causes Fire

July 31st, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by GD
One wonders when the nature will be spared by the repeated onslaught by the human species. The recent news of the blazing fire that broke out in the middle of Lake Ballinger ... Read more...

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Prehistoric mega tsunami deposited giant boulders in Tonga

February 4th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that seven huge irregular boulders in an island in Tonga were deposited by a prehistoric mega tsunami thousands of years ... Read more...

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Caesars British landing site confirmed to be near the northeast

November 3rd, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists have pinned down the British landing site of Roman emperor Julius Caesar as near the northeastwards.When Julius Caesar arrived off the coast of Britain with his ... Read more...

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