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Greenland ice is melting four times faster than in 2003, study finds 

Greenland's ice is melting four times faster than 15 years ago and big American coastal cities like New York could be submerged, warns a new study. Ice is melting faster than scientists previously thought Researchers concerned about rising global sea level have focused on the regions of south-east and north-west Greenland, where large glaciers cross blocks of iceberg-sized ice in …

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Forest soils need many decades to recover from fires and logging

An important study by the Australian National University (ANU) found that forest land needs several decades to recover from forest fires and logging – much more time than previously thought. Chief investigator Elle Bowd of the ANU Fenner School of Environment and The Company said the team found woodland recovered very slowly for many years from these events – up …

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Watch the Military’s Latest Rocket Launch Carrying a Secret Payload

GIF: 30th Space Wing Public Affairs Large portions of the US government are closed, but espionage does not wait for anyone. The US Army launched a Delta-IV Heavy rocket on Saturday from Vandenberg Air Base in California, but its payload is a mystery. Why? Whatever America has just launched into space is for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) – the …

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OSU research: ‘Silent slip’ on fault line a big-quake prelude

Diagram showing how the deep movement beneath the earth's surface silently builds the stress that leads to earthquakes (graphic: John Nabelek and Vaclav Kuna, OSU College of Earth Sciences, Ocean and Atmosphere). Diagram showing how the deep movement beneath the earth's surface silently builds the stress that leads to earthquakes (graph: John Nabelek and Vaclav Kuna, OSU College of Earth …

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Large earthquakes follow ‘silent slip,’ new OSU research shows

Oregon State University researchers found a new explanation for why bifurcations often precede major earthquakes. The great earthquakes seem to follow a short period of "slimy insect" and "seismic swarms," ​​according to the study, which was published Monday in the academic journal Nature Geosciences. The results shed new light on a phenomenon called "silent slip", in which parts of the …

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SEND US YOUR PICS | Super moon lights up the night sky

news, latest news, Did you notice the extraordinary full moon in the sky last night? If I did, we'd like to see some of your photos. A supermoon is a full moon or a new moon that almost coincides with the perigee – the closest that the Moon arrives on the Earth in its elliptical orbit – resulting in an …

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