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21/5/2015
Canada is the most recent nation to affirm its commitment to the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) and was voted in as a full member of the project by the TMT International Observatory (TIO) Board of Directors at a recent board meeting. The ...   
21/5/2015
The summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii is arguably the most perfect spot in the world for a telescope.But some native Hawaiians who believe the mountain top is a sacred site and are worried about the ecological impacts of building a huge ...   
21/5/2015
A new study from North Carolina State University and Clemson University finds the toxin in a widely used genetically modified (GM) crop is having little impact on the crop pest corn earworm (Helicoverpa zea) -- which is consistent with ...   
21/5/2015
The sight of skilful aerial maneuvering by flocks of Greylag geese to avoid collisions with York's Millennium Bridge intrigued mathematical biologist Dr Jamie Wood. It raised the question of how birds collectively negotiate human-made obstacles ...   
21/5/2015
From the air the oil shimmers, dark and sinister. On the ground, it is sticky and foul.A series of images released by environmental activists have revealed the true crisis confronting a stretch of California coastline after more than ...   
21/5/2015
A Texan who bid $350,000 to hunt a black rhinoceros in Africa in what was billed as a conservation fundraiser has killed one of the endangered animals. The Dallas Safari Club confirmed on Thursday that Corey Knowlton killed a black rhino ...   
21/5/2015
The devastating avian influenza sweeping the Midwest has forced the mass slaughter of nearly 40 million diseased chicken, turkey and wild birds in order to contain the outbreaks, according to the latest grisly numbers from the U.S. Department of ...   
21/5/2015
To discover the new frontier of urban farming, you'll have to look up - and look sharp - for hanging fruit. Urban orchards are dropping everything from apples to persimmons to avocados on Seattle, Bloomington, Ind., Boston, Toronto, San ...   
21/5/2015
On Tuesday, an underground oil pipeline burst near Goleta, California, spilling crude oil into the Pacific, soiling beaches, killing marine animals, and coating birds in oil. Whales and sea lions were spotted in the spill area, where two slicks ...   
21/5/2015
A top conservationist has called on world leaders and environmentalists to urgently renew their focus on the state of tropical rainforests, arguing that the issue has dropped off the political agenda even though the world is “not far away from a ...   
21/5/2015
Limiting temperature rise by 2100 to less than 1.5°C is feasible, at least from a purely technological standpoint, according to the study published in the journal Nature Climate Change by researchers at the International Institute for Applied ...   
21/5/2015
Clean-up crews are working around the clock as investigators look into how tens of thousands of gallons of oil spewed into the sea off Santa Barbara. More than 6,000 gallons (22,700 litres) of oil have been mopped from the beach - a ...   
21/5/2015
A global weather phenomenon could cause a famine in the Sahel this year by combining with already dry conditions to create a “double whammy” for the region, scientists and aid groups have warned. Professor Adam Scaife, a long term ...   
21/5/2015
The environmental damage caused by climate change isn't always immediate, but scientists say it's costing the U.S. a lot of money and problems right now. New research reveals a sharp increase in global carbon-dioxide levels, passing 400 ...   
21/5/2015
Global food markets could be disrupted by the El Nino event predicted for later this year. A strong El Nino is likely to increase prices of staple foods such as rice, coffee, sugar and cocoa, say scientists. Forecasters agree ...   
21/5/2015
In the PR trade, it’s known as “dump and run.” If you have bad news, or at least something you hope won’t get too much attention, put it out when people are looking in another direction. The Friday before a long weekend will do nicely.So ...   
21/5/2015
Plains Pipeline, the large Texas-based company responsible for the pipe that ruptured in Santa Barbara County, has accumulated 175 safety and maintenance infractions since 2006, according to federal records. A Times analysis of data from ...   
21/5/2015
A month after revealing that TransCanada is under a compliance review for the Keystone 1 Pipeline, the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) disclosed it is also investigating the operations of Keystone XL's southern route, ...   
21/5/2015
The Cross River gorilla holds the lamentable distinction of being the world’s rarest ape. Inhabiting an arc of mountainous forest along the Nigeria-Cameroon border, this primate was thought by scientists to be extinct until it was rediscovered in ...   
21/5/2015
Boosting international trade may not be the best way to improve food security, as it makes many countries vulnerable to food shortages caused by market fluctuations, according to new research. A study published on 11 May in Proceedings ...   
21/5/2015
Thousands of gallons of oil have flown into the ocean and on the beach near Santa Barbara on Tuesday, after a pipeline rupture. Environmentalists and citizens fear the impact of the spill on the ecosystem and tourism. Up to 105,000 ...   
21/5/2015
Scientists have discovered stone tools that date back 3.3 million years, and the finding could rewrite our understanding of human evolution, reports Phys.org. Previously, the oldest stone tools ever found were believed to have been ...   
20/5/2015
An estimated 105,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from a pipeline along the California coast near Santa Barbara. Crews are working to contain a 9 mile wide sheen in the Pacific Ocean.   
20/5/2015
A crackdown on illegal logging in Peninsular Malaysia's largest continuous forest complex has uncovered three timber "mass graves" – burial sites where valuable logs have been stashed beneath tons of earth to hide evidence. The loggers ...   
20/5/2015
Herds of one of Central Asia’s most symbolic animals, the saiga antelope, are declining rapidly – and no one knows why. The Kazakh department for emergency situations says more than 19,000 saiga carcasses have now been buried in the ...   

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