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Washing machines polluting sea shores


October 21st, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Washing machines are becoming a major source of harmful microplastic pollution - bits of polyester and acrylic smaller than a pinhead - which is littering sea ... Read more...

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Naval war games close to China beneficial: Antony


October 12th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) In observations that could raise the hackles of China, India Wednesday acknowledged the benefits of holding joint exercises with global and regional powers such as ... Read more...

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657 new islands discovered


April 24th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) A total of 657 new islands have been discovered around the world, a global survey has said.The Earth has many more barrier islands than previously thought, ... Read more...

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Fisherman community observes sixth anniversary of Tsunami in Chennai


December 26th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, Dec.26 (ANI): Over hundred fishermen and fisherwomen gathered at the Marina Beach here on Sunday to pay homage to those who lost their lives in the tsunami disaster in 2004.They ... Read more...

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Biblical deluge actually happened and created Persian Gulf: Study


December 10th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 10 (IANS) The mythical deluge in the biblical story of Noah's Ark could have be an actual event caused by unprecedented worldwide floods triggered in Canada in 6000 ... Read more...

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Islands flanking Mississippi ‘might vanish’ due to oil spill, sea level rise


October 30th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Researchers have warned that the islands flanking the Mississippi river might entirely disappear in the coming decades not only due to sea level rise and local subsidence but ... Read more...

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Massachusetts Police Assert That The ‘Shark Detection’ Was A Lark


August 27th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 27, 2010 (Just Flashed): A practical comic in Massachusetts has made the most of the recent unearthing of sharks and has engendered panic with a phony fin.The police personnel have ... Read more...

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Chincoteague Pony Swim event to be held today i.e. on the 28th of July


July 28th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Virginia, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The age long pony swim has started off today at 6:00 am to 11:00 am (ES) in the Assateaque Channel. The event, which was started in ... Read more...

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L.R. Doty Shipwreck Found In Lake Michigan After 112 Years


June 25th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Milwaukee, June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A huge wooden steamship which went under the waters 112 years ago has been discovered near the shorelines of Milwaukee. What's astonishing is that the ... Read more...

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Glider Robots Monitor Gulf Oil Spill


June 20th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The devastating Gulf oil spill is about to enter its third month. As America braces itself for a lengthy battle to overcome the vicious ... Read more...

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Progress reported in efforts to stop the BP’s oil spill


June 6th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
THEODORE, ALABAMA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen on Saturday said that progress was made in effors to slow the British Petroleum (BP) oil spill off Alabama's coast.BP captured ... Read more...

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US opens criminal probe into Gulf of Mexico oil spill


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had begun civil and criminal investigations into the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.The New York Times quoted Attorney ... Read more...

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Major Earthquake Punches South Pacific


May 28th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Seismologists have declared that a shallow 7.2 earthquake has pummeled off the picturesque Vanuatu. This had generated a warning by America of the arrival of ... Read more...

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BP says it will pay for Gulf of Mexico oil spill damage


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (DPA) British Petroleum (BP) reiterated Monday that it would take "full responsibility" for the consequences of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and "pay all necessary ... Read more...

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Fishing halted as Gulf oil slick threatens disaster


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sunday closed commercial and recreational fishing for 10 days in waters affected by the huge oil spill in the Gulf ... Read more...

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How Earth can be preserved?


May 1st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): An Indian-origin American scientist and his team believe the "only practical way to preserve" the Earth is to urgently do away with coal and unconventional fossil fuel emissions.Writing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA Photo: Nat’l Guard Will Stop Oil Slick Threat With Fire


April 29th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In images which can be seen below NASA has released pictures of the oil spill that is seeping it's way to the shorelines of Florida, Louisiana, and other ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Silent prayers held for victims of Tsunami on its 5th anniversary


December 26th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu), Dec.26 (ANI): Silent prayers were held and survivors and relatives of Tsunami victims on the occasion of its fifth anniversary paid floral tributes to the souls of the deceased, ... Read more...

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Scientists make first detailed documentation of tsunami erosion


October 29th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): A group of scientists working in the Kuril Islands off the east coast of Russia has documented for the first time the scope of tsunami-caused erosion and found ... Read more...

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NASA scientist makes first full assessment of Africa’s mangrove forests


August 21st, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 21 (ANI): A NASA scientist has made what is believed to be the first full assessment of the African continent's mangrove forests.Environmental scientist Lola Fatoyinbo of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory ... Read more...

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Scientists identify lake shorelines on Mars


August 9th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9(ANI): A team of scientists, using images from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on board NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, have reported direct evidence of lake shorelines in ... Read more...

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Scientists find definitive evidence for ancient lake on Mars


June 18th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A University of Colorado (CU) at Boulder research team has discovered the first definitive evidence of shorelines on Mars, an indication of a deep, ancient lake there and ... Read more...

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Dead Sea drying at an alarming rate


March 5th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A new study has indicated that the water levels in the Dead Sea, which is the deepest point on Earth, are dropping at an alarming rate with ... Read more...

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Noahs flood may have not been as biblical in proportion as previously thought


February 7th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the ancient flood that some scientists think gave rise to the Noah story in the Bible may not have been so ... 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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Oldest fossils of horseshoe crab discovered in Canada


January 29th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): The origin of the horseshoe crab has been pushed back by at least 100 million years with the discovery of two nearly complete fossil specimens in Canada.According to ... Read more...

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