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Oil platform in South Atlantic on fire

September 9th, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 9 (DPA) A fire broke out on an oil platform off Argentina's South Atlantic coast, prompting the evacuation of eight workers, the Argentine navy said Wednesday. One of the workers ... Read more...

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Earliest settlers in the Caribbean preferred to live on smaller islands

November 25th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): New evidence has suggested that the earliest settlers in the Caribbean preferred to live on smaller islands, which challenges the assumption that large islands are more important ... Read more...

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Ecuador to boost renewable energy on Galapagos Islands

February 19th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Quito, Feb 19 (Xinhua) Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has proposed to free the country's Galapagos Islands from polluting fuels by 2015 and boost wind power generation capacity. Ecuador has launched the wind ... Read more...

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Titanic jokes helped Antarctic cruise ship survivors counter fear

November 25th, 2007 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Passengers, who survived the shipwreck of cruise liner Explorer, have revealed that they countered their fear by cracking jokes about the original Titanic disaster in 1912.The tourists disclosed ... Read more...

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