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Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes

Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes Sun, 20 May, 2018

A stream of lava threatened to block a key Hawaii highway on Sunday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano.
NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep

NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep Sat, 05 May, 2018

A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides.
Macedonia: 8 million-year-old elephant-like remains found

Macedonia: 8 million-year-old elephant-like remains found Tue, 24 Apr, 2018

Paleontologists from Bulgaria and Macedonia are excavating the fossilized remains of a prehistoric elephant believed to pre-date the mammoth, after its bones were discovered accidentally by a man working in a field.

Stephen Hawking, who unlocked the secrets of space and time, dies at 76

Stephen Hawking, who unlocked the secrets of space and time, dies at 76 Wed, 14 Mar, 2018

Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain the origins of the universe, the mysteries of black holes and the nature of time itself, died on Wednesday aged 76.
Climate Change: Unfit for the residual heat

Climate Change: Unfit for the residual heat Fri, 23 Feb, 2018

Industrial heat makes up two-thirds of industrial energy demand and almost one-fifth of global energy consumption. It also constitutes most of the direct industrial CO2 emitted each year, as the vast majority of industrial heat originates from fossil-fuel combustion. Yet despite these impressive figures, industrial heat is often missing from energy analyses.
Borneo orangutans dying off as forests are lost: study

Borneo orangutans dying off as forests are lost: study Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

The population of orangutans in Borneo has plummeted by more than half since 1999 -- nearly 150,000 of the apes -- largely due to chopping down forests for logging, paper, palm oil and mining, researchers said Thursday.
Deadly mudflows threaten residents near erupting Philippine volcano

Deadly mudflows threaten residents near erupting Philippine volcano Sat, 27 Jan, 2018

Millions of tonnes of ash and rocks from an erupting Philippine volcano could bury nearby communities due to heavy rain, authorities said Saturday, as tens of thousands flee over fears of a deadly explosion.
Philippines storm leaves 182 dead and tens of thousands displaced

Philippines storm leaves 182 dead and tens of thousands displaced Sat, 23 Dec, 2017

Tens of thousands have been forced from their homes by a tropical storm that battered the southern Philippines leaving at least 182 dead, police and aid agencies said Sunday.
Three missing, thousands flee as storm heads for Philippines

Three missing, thousands flee as storm heads for Philippines Sat, 16 Dec, 2017

Tens of thousands were driven from their homes by floods and three fishermen were missing Saturday as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak barrelled towards the eastern Philippines, officials said.
Warming Arctic is 'new normal,' will affect us all: report

Warming Arctic is 'new normal,' will affect us all: report Tue, 12 Dec, 2017

A rapidly warming Arctic, where temperatures are rising twice as fast as the rest of the planet, is the "new normal," and the melting ice is triggering environmental changes that will affect the whole world, warned a global scientific report Tuesday.
Ariane 5 rocket takes off with European GPS satellites

Ariane 5 rocket takes off with European GPS satellites Tue, 12 Dec, 2017

An Ariane 5 rocket took off from the Kourou Space Centre in French Guiana on Tuesday, taking with it four satellites for Europe's Galileo navigation project, Arianespace said.
North Korea fires ballistic missile

North Korea fires ballistic missile Tue, 28 Nov, 2017

North Korea fired a ballistic missile early Wednesday, South Korean military officials said, the first such launch in two months and just a week after the US slapped fresh sanctions on the hermit state and declared it a state sponsor of terrorism.
Scientists discover resilient 'heart' of Great Barrier Reef

Scientists discover resilient 'heart' of Great Barrier Reef Tue, 28 Nov, 2017

Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in peril from climate change and widespread bleaching, but scientists said Tuesday a small portion may be resilient enough to keep much of the rest alive.
Greece in mourning as several still missing after deadly flood

Greece in mourning as several still missing after deadly flood Thu, 16 Nov, 2017

Greece was in mourning Thursday as rescue crews tried to locate several people missing in a flood that killed 16 people near the capital, with more thunderstorms forecast until the weekend.
Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing at least 332

Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing at least 332 Mon, 13 Nov, 2017

At least 332 people were killed in Iran and Iraq when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the region on Sunday, state media in the two countries said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area.
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