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Chile’s stunning fossil whale graveyard explained

The scientists brought in a number of digital techniques to record the discoveries   It is one of the most astonishing fossil discoveries of recent years – a graveyard of whales found beside the Pan-American Highway in Chile.   And...


Record strontium-90 level in Fukushima groundwater

The total amount of beta particle-emitting materials in the samples are likely to be around 10 million becquerels, far higher than the previous high of 3.1 million becquerels for that well, a Tepco official said Thursday.

Rising costs of climate change

The international community has as little as 15 years to limit greenhouse gas emissions and invest in clean energy technologies before climate change will become too serious a problem for current technology to tackle or will be extremely costly, states a United Nations draft report


The Times They Are a-Changin…

The United Nations is completely incapable of dealing with key global issues from financial crises to climate change, agricultural trade, and nuclear threats.


Obama’s state of the union 2014…promises, promises, promises

The Democratic president is facing the lowest approval ratings since first taking office in 2009. Just over a year after his re-election, Mr Obama must contend with determined opposition from the Republican Party, which controls the House of Representatives and...


Shinzo Abe sees a new dawn breaking over Japan.

I have my reservations about Shinzo’s “Abenomics” and I totally disagree with his view on nuclear energy, but maybe there are some things in his political program that will benefit people in Japan. I’m afraid his speech is just a...

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