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Apr

26
2015

Study concludes landslide caused land mass to rise from sea in eastern Hokkaido

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Ajw.asahi.com reports that...

The sudden mysterious rise of a land mass from the sea along the coast here was apparently caused by a local landslide, according to an on-site study conducted by the Kitami Institute of Technology on April 25.

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Apr

21
2015

Icebergs moving farther east this year, says Ice Patrol commander

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Cbc.ca reports that...

The U.S. Coast Guard’s International Ice Patrol says 2015 is shaping up to be a year of fewer icebergs in shipping lanes than 2014, even though there’ve been three recent incidents of ships being towed to avoid sea ice.

Read more at www.cbc.ca


Apr

20
2015

Officials say unattended cooking fire sparked southern California wildfire

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Foxnews.com reports that...

An unattended cooking fire sparked a fire that had threatened hundreds of homes near a Southern California dam, fire officials said Sunday.

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Apr

19
2015

Temperature rises in Chhattisgarh, Raipur hottest @41.4 degrees C

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Timesofindia.indiatimes.com reports that...

After five days of pleasant weather, thanks to the unseasonal rains, the temperature once took an upward swing across the state on Sunday with the Mercury crossing the 40° C mark in Raipur. 

In fact the state capital remained the hottest in the state, recording both maximum and minimum temperature above the normal at 41.4 degree C (+1) and 26.1 degree C (+1) respectively. 

Read more at timesofindia.indiatimes.com


Apr

19
2015

Global Temperatures And Atmospheric CO2: Hottest March Ever; CO2 At All-Time High

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Decodedscience.com reports that...

NOAA published its report on global land and sea temperatures for March on Friday, April 17. Inasmuch as five of the previous seven months set new records, it was not surprising that March’s land and sea temperatures were the highest ever recorded for that month.

Read more at www.decodedscience.com


Apr

16
2015

Climate Change Threatens More Than Two-Thirds Of Rabbit Species

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Iflscience.com reports that...

Climate change will have major effects on the ecology and distribution of many animal species. Now new research suggests that rabbits will be particularly hard hit as climatic changes alter their habitat over the coming decades.

Read more at www.iflscience.com


Apr

15
2015

Global temperature records keep melting as Japan declares March the hottest on record

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Smh.com.au reports that...

Global temperature records continue to tumble, with March coming in as the hottest, in data going back to 1891, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Read more at www.smh.com.au


Apr

14
2015

9 States Report Record Low Snowpack Amid Epic Drought

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Ecowatch.com reports that...

California gets most of the attention in drought news coverage because so much of the state is in exceptional drought—the highest level—but 72 percent of the Western U.S. is experiencing drought conditions, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor data.

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Apr

13
2015

Warm Weather Drives Bears Out of Hibernation

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News.nationalgeographic.com reports that...

Utah animals left dens early but found little food.

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Apr

09
2015

Tornadoes hit Iowa, Illinois, Ohio

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Cnn.com reports that...

Tornadoes tore through parts of Iowa, Illinois,  and   Ohio on Thursday in what forecasters from the National Weather Service warned is a “particularly dangerous situation.”

Read more at www.cnn.com