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Taming the Sun
Perfect kick Image: Rama V. Playing with fire is an art only few have mastered. Most of us have to resort to more harmless entertainment instead. The setting sun has illuminated m
Report: Weather Disasters Have Increased 400%
Weather related disasters have increased 4-fold since 1980, according to a report published by Oxfam on Sunday. Oxfam attributed the increase to global warming. The number of storms went from an average of around 120 disasters a year in the earl
First Shots Fired in War Over Japanese Whaling?
Have the first shots been fired in the war over whaling? The SSCS ship Robert Hunter before its transformation into the Steve Irwin. Photo by Alpha</a
“The largest man-made environmental catastrophe”
The annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society was rocked yesterday by the announcement by an international team of scientists that arsenic contamination in drinking water is “the largest identified man-made environmental catastrophe”. A present
Mastodon Genome Surrenders its Secrets
Newly extracted DNA from the tooth of a Mastodon has led to some fascinating insights into evolutionary history. Evolutionary biologist at the Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany pieced together the first mastodon mitoch
Health Department Blows $400,000 on Bottled Water
As the environmental problems associated with bottled water gain more attention
Mysterious Human Cocoons Appear in Valencia
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The exploding tree and the praying mantis
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WWF to sue: UK government funds environmentally destructive business ventures
The World Wildlife Fund, in partnership with the environmental and social justice organisation, the Corner House, is to sue a UK government department over financial support for a Russian gas project which threatens a rare species of whale.