Japan earthquake: Tsunami hits north-east. Japan's most powerful earthquake since records began has struck the north-east coast, triggering a massive tsunami.
Cars, ships and buildings were swept away by a wall of water after the 8.9-magnitude tremor, which struck about 400km (250 miles) north-east of Tokyo. A state of emergency has been declared at a nuclear power plant, where pressure has exceeded normal levels. Officials say 350 people are dead and about 500 missing, but it is feared the final death toll will be much higher.
In one ward alone in Sendai, a port city in Miyagi prefecture, 200 to 300 bodies were found. The most groundbreaking scientist you've never heard of - Addison Anderson. Society & values. Chemtrail Pilot Blows the Lid Off OPERATION INDIGO SKYFOLD. Update 2Jan2016: In confirmation to the Indigo Skyfold pilot’s testimony that is the main subject of this article, another US Air Force personnel has thrown herself into the battle against chemtrail and global geo-engineering operations.
Her direct first-hand account is not something a sane society can ignore… But the creativity of the trolls to twist even their own positions and facts is an expression of their growing desperation. They would even claim they’re with us. The battle against chemical and biological warfare in all their forms, e.g. chemtrail, vaccines, and GMO, is humanity’s battle. This is our battle against pure evil that is now occupying critical positions of power. The Most Terrifying Video You'll Ever See. Climate Weapons - Shepherd on Climate.
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Shepherd turned to Calderón. ‘Come on Constanza. Let’s take lunch on the terrace. We need some fresh air. Did you think any of that was getting through?’ ‘Oh yes.’ Home - Climate Crisis. Calentamiento Global - Cambio Climático. IPCC confirms that the risks to the UK from global warming remain substantial. 27 September 2013 - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report (AR5) has revealed that on the ground, in the air and in the oceans, global warming is without doubt.
Many of the changes we have seen since the 1950's are unprecedented over decades to millennia. Temperatures have risen by about 0.8 °C since pre-industrial times; Arctic sea ice extent has declined by 4% per decade since records began in 1979, and summer extent has declined at an even faster rate; sea levels have been rising by about 3 mm a year since the early 1990s. KwaZulu-Natal in the grip of a drought:Friday 26 September 2014. Communities are urged to use water sparingly during this dry spell.
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Sahara pump theory. Carvings of fauna common in the Sahara during the wet phase, found at Tassili in the central Sahara Mechanism During periods of a wet or "Green Sahara", the Sahara and Arabia become a savanna grassland and African flora and fauna become common.[unreliable source?]
Following inter-pluvial arid periods, the Sahara area then reverts to desert conditions, usually as a result of the retreat of the West African Monsoon southwards. Evaporation exceeds precipitation, the level of water in lakes like Lake Chad falls, and rivers become dry wadis. Flora and fauna previously widespread as a result retreat northwards to the Atlas Mountains, southwards into West Africa, or eastwards into the Nile Valley and thence either southeast to the Ethiopian Highlands and Kenya or northeast across the Sinai into Asia. 002 How Water Moves Through Soil. Why it is urgent to halt overfishing. Rain Forest Coloring Book (Dover Nature Coloring Book): Annika Bernhard, Coloring Books: 9780486401126: Amazon.com.
Let's Imagine a New Future Now! Chile quake hazards remain high. Image copyright AFP Scientists say the potential remains for further big earthquakes in North Chile, along the stretch of coast hit by a Magnitude 8.2 tremor in April.
Marine counterparts of land creatures. The idea that there are specific marine counterparts to land creatures, inherited from the writers on natural history in Antiquity, was firmly believed in Islam and in Medieval Europe, and is exemplified by the creatures represented in the medieval animal encyclopedias called bestiaries and in the parallels drawn in the moralising attributes attached to each.
"The creation was a mathematical diagram drawn in parallel lines," T.H. White said a propos the bestiary he translated. "Things did not only have a moral they often had physical counterparts in other strata. Nanogenerators harvest body’s energy to power devices.
Takepart. The long-running war between the whales and the United States Navy is over.
A federal judge on Monday approved a legal settlement that limits the use of sonar and other underwater explosives that can inadvertently harm whales and dolphins. For marine mammals, the ping of sonar or the muffled blast of underwater detonations can be deafening and even deadly. The settlement ends litigation brought by environmental groups against the Navy over its use of sonar in important feeding grounds for whales off the Southern California coast near Santa Catalina, San Clemente, and San Nicolas islands, as well as waters around Hawaii, including Maui, Molokai, and the Big Island. SOFIA - Circ 1182 - Excerpt - Florida Everglades. The Everglades ecosystem includes Lake Okeechobee and its tributary areas, as well as the roughly 40- to 50-mile-wide, 130-mile-long wetland mosaic that once extended continuously from Lake Okeechobee to the southern tip of the Florida peninsula at Florida Bay.
Since 1900 much of the Everglades has been drained for agriculture and urban development, so that today only 50 percent of the original wetlands remain. Water levels and patterns of water flow are largely controlled by an extensive system of levees and canals. The control system was constructed to achieve multiple objectives of flood control, land drainage, and water supply. More recently, water-management policies have also begun to address issues related to ecosystem restoration. Salmon of the West - Why are Salmon in Trouble? - Over-fishing. Salmon of the West - Why are Salmon in Trouble? - Over-fishing. World: Rivers - Map Quiz Game. Bill Gates launches chicken plan to help Africa poor. Image copyright Reuters Microsoft founder Bill Gates has launched a campaign to help extremely poor families in sub-Saharan Africa by giving them chickens. The billionaire and philanthropist says raising and selling the birds can be efficient to tackle extreme poverty.
He has promised to donate 100,000 chickens, and the project's page has already been shared thousands of times. Whales 'stressed by ocean noise' 8 February 2012Last updated at 03:28 By Richard Black Environment correspondent, BBC News Right whales come to the Bay of Fundy late each summer to feed Noise from ships stresses whales nearby, researchers have shown. Earth's Magnetism in HD. 31/03/14: Award for NZ Fish Oil. SeaDragon, a Nelson, New Zealand fish oil company, has been recognised for its export successes and has won the DHL Global Forwarding Exporter of the Year at the Natural Products NZ industry awards last week. Chief executive Ross Keeley said he was thrilled with the award that was a tribute to the passion of the company's staff. Recognising the use of what could have been a waste product the judges cited the innovative ability to commercialise resources that would otherwise be disposed of, and its 40 per cent growth in 2013.
The listed company refines and blends fish-derived oils. Its expansion plans this year include a new $4 million refinery in Richmond that will produce oil rich in Omega-3, primarily from Hoki. Océanologue. Date de dernière modification : 24/08/2009 Domaine : Protection de la nature et gestion des ressources naturellesMot Clé : Sciences de la vie et de la terreNiveau(x) de formation : BAC + 3, BAC + 5 Que fait il ? : L'océanologue est un scientifique de haut niveau qui effectue des recherches sur tous les aspects des océans : mouvements des masses d'eau, nature des fonds sous-marins, biologie animale et végétale, phénomènes littoraux. Il mène des campagnes en mer mais effectue également une grande part de son travail en laboratoire, pour analyser et exploiter les observations, mesures, prélèvements effectués en mer.
Méduses : des bulletins d'alerte pour la Côte d'Azur. Prédire l'arrivée des méduses sur les plages comme on établit un bulletin d'alerte météo, les chercheurs de l'Observatoire océanologique de Villefranche-sur-Mer (Alpes-Maritimes) s'y emploient. Nom de code ? "Jelly Watch". Sur Jellywatch.fr, à partir du 1er juillet, les touristes pourront lire ce qui les guette sur les plages situées entre la frontière italienne et Saint-Tropez (Var). Ils seront en outre invités à donner leurs propres observations. Phil Pauley - Concept Design: Sub-Biosphere 2.