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February 4, 2014
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Great Barrier Reef in Gefahr: Australien gibt grünes Licht für Versenkung von Erdaushub

Umweltschützer protestieren: An der australischen Nordostküste sollen rund drei Millionen Kubikmeter Meeresboden abgeladen werden. Die Entscheidung folgt auf einen Beschluss der australischen Regierung, die im Dezember den Ausbau eines Kohle-Hafens unweit des weltberühmten Korallenriffs genehmigt hatte. Der Erdaushub soll etwa … Continue reading

February 1, 2014
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Weltnaturerbe in Gefahr

WWF-Report: Australien schützt das Great Barrier Riff nicht genug/ Verlust des Welterbetitels droht Das weltberühmte Great Barrier Reef läuft Gefahr, seinen Status als Weltnaturerbe zu verlieren. Die Umweltschutzmaßnahmen der australischen Behörden sind trotz Vorwarnung des UNECO Welterbe-Komitees weiterhin unzureichend. Teile … Continue reading

July 21, 2013
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Powerful Animal Tracking System Helps Research Take Flight

Call it a bird’s eye view of migration. Scientists are taking a fresh look at animal movement with a big data approach that combines GPS tracking data with satellite weather and terrain information. The new Environmental-Data Automated Track Annotation (Env-DATA) … Continue reading

May 22, 2013
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UMass Amherst Nuclear Physicist, with Hundreds Worldwide, Tracks Huge Magnetic Ring across Country for Muon Experiments

Massive device to travel by barge and truck this summer AMHERST, Mass. – Nuclear physicist David Kawall at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is among scientists from 26 institutions worldwide who are waiting patiently for an electromagnet 50 feet in … Continue reading

March 25, 2013
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Before Dinosaurs’ Era, Volcanic Eruptions Triggered Mass Extinction

Increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide, global warming, ocean acidification killed 76 percent of species on Earth More than 200 million years ago, a massive extinction decimated 76 percent of marine and terrestrial species, marking the end of the Triassic period … Continue reading

January 4, 2013
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Making Health Fun

Get Up and Do Something is source for optimal health Mike Peterson believes that the best way to bring about changes in health behavior is to take an approach that’s fun, positive, and motivational. So the website he developed and … Continue reading

November 7, 2012
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New Evidence Shows Power of East Coast Earthquakes

Virginia Earthquake Triggered Landslides at Great Distances Earthquake shaking in the eastern United States can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought. U.S. Geological Survey scientists found that last year’s magnitude 5.8 earthquake in Virginia … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
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Shark Social Networking

Shark migrations studied with underwater robot along Delmarva Peninsula University of Delaware researchers are using an underwater robot to find and follow sand tiger sharks that they previously tagged with transmitters. The innovative project is part of a multi-year partnership … Continue reading