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Airlines cancel hundreds of flights on Thanksgiving as snow storm rips through Northeast

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Airlines in the United States have cancelled nearly 300 flights thus far Wednesday given rain and snow along the East Coast and Appalachians. The heaviest snow through the day is expected just west of the I-95 corridor between Philadelphia and Boston. Holiday travelers will have to deal with a storm consisting of rain, at times heavy snow, fog, and poor visibility on Thanksgiving Eve, traditionally... 

Rare black seadevil Anglerfish caught on video

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A nightmare-inducing sea creature made famous in ‘Finding Nemo’ was caught on video in the depths of the ocean for the first time. Scientists believe global warming is affecting its environment, bringing the rare anglerfish species to shallower waters. As shown in Pixar’s famous fish film, anglers get their name from the built-in fishing rod attached to their foreheads. The black seadevil (scientific... 

Heavy flooding kills at least 35 in southern Morocco

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A car is carried away by flood waters in the southern region of Ouarzazate in Morocco, November 22, 2014. At least 35 people have been killed in a flooding in Morocco while 214 others have been rescued, the country’s Interior Ministry says. The southern province of Guelmim which was worst affected by the floods, accounted for 24 of the fatalities, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. The... 

Industrial pollution turning Canadian lakes into jelly

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The Canadian lakes are slowly but steadily turning into jelly since the industrial pollution has given jelly-clad organisms an edge over their calcium-protected competitors, researchers say, warning about potential impact on drinking water systems. A battle between competing planktons in the delicate Ontario Lakes ecosystems is being won by “jelly-clad organism” called Holopedium that’s got... 

At least 7 people killed in massive US snowstorm

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About half of the US had snow on the ground Tuesday, with temperatures falling to freezing in all 50 states. A massive snowstorm has wreaked havoc in much of the United States, bringing record low temperatures and leaving at least seven people dead. About half of the country had snow on the ground Tuesday, with temperatures falling to freezing in all 50 states, including Hawaii, according to the National... 

Giant sinkhole in Siberia turning into lake

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In the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District of Russia, a team of scientists completed the third scientific expedition to the giant crater that was discovered on the peninsula near the floodplain of the Mord Yaha River last summer. The disсovery received a lot of attention in the media. For the first time since the discovery, scientists were able to examine the inner part of the sinkhole and take samples... 

Flooding wreaks havoc in northern Italy

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Storms, heavy rain and flooding have battered an already water-logged north-central Italy, shutting down costal roads and rail links. The heavy rain triggered flash floods, causing rivers to burst their banks, forcing limited evacuations and closing road and bridges on Saturday. Italy’s civil protection agency issued flood alerts for a large region of the country, from the port city of Genoa on... 

Climate Activists Claim Deep Freeze Due to “Global Warming”

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Despite spending years claiming “climate change” would make the world hotter, not colder, climate activists are now blaming “global warming” for the arctic front pounding the U.S. As 44 states brace for snow in the coming week, multiple “climate change” articles have been published recently which attempt to attribute the record cold, or any change in climate for that matter, to “global... 

Toxic Mystery Smog With Sulfur Smell Covers Moscow

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People in Moscow were almost “knocked out” by the grotesque smell of rotten eggs and gas that hung over the Russian capital for several hours on Monday. The Emergencies Ministry confirmed that the source of the smell was a leak from a sulfur dioxide processing facility at an oil refinery in Moscow. The city’s ecology watchdog and the Emergencies Ministry said that the level of hydrogen sulfide... 

Major droughts threaten food supply, global security – NASA

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This trio of images obtained October 6, 2014 from NASA/JPL-Caltech depicts satellite observations of NASA/JPL-Caltechdeclining water storage in California as seen by NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment(GRACE) satellites in June 2002 (L), June 2008 (C) and June 2014. Water in the world’s largest aquifers is being pumped out at greater rates than can be replenished naturally. NASA... 

India evacuates thousands of civilians over “very severe” Cyclone

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Thousands of people have been evacuated in India as a strong cyclone sweeping through the Bay of Bengal bears down on the country’s east coast. Authorities evacuated about 150,000 people by late afternoon on Saturday, while around 400,000 more are expected to be relocated by the end of the day. Officials have been preparing emergency supplies, with rescue teams on standby along the coastlines of... 

California aquifers contaminated with billions of gallons of fracking wastewater

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​Industry illegally injected about 3 billion gallons of fracking wastewater into central California drinking-water and farm-irrigation aquifers, the state found after the US Environmental Protection Agency ordered a review of possible contamination. According to documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity, the California State Water Resources Board found that at least nine of the 11... 

Researchers discover new ocean bottom mountains

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An international team of researchers has discovered thousands of new mountains under water, at the bottom of the ocean. A group of American and European scientists has detected mountains under water by using newly designed radar satellites. While the previous radar dataset could detect everything taller than 2km, new dataset has capability of discovery of things that are 1.5km tall, according to the... 

Earth lost half of wild animals in past 40 years

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The number of wild animals on Earth has halved in the past 40 years, as humans hunt for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats, a new study has shown. Human destruction of habitat including rampant pollution has significantly contributed to the decline in the number of animals, fish and birds since the 1970s, scientists at the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) and the Zoological Society... 

Shocking NASA pics show Aral Sea basin now completely dry

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The Aral Sea in 1989 (left), and now (2014) Once the fourth-biggest lake in the world, the eastern basin of the Aral Sea in central Asia is now completely dry. It is the result of a Soviet-era project to divert rivers for agriculture and a lack of rainfall at its source. “This is the first time the eastern basin has completely dried in modern times,” Philip Micklin, an Aral Sea expert from Western... 
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