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British Lawmakers urge Ban on Fracking

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A group of British lawmakers is demanding a ban on hydraulic fracturing or fracking for oil in the country despite government defiance. The MPs say fracking must end as it is “incompatible” with climate change targets and could increase the risk of environmental damage to public health. This is while a cross-party Environmental Audit Committee report has coincided with the revelation of a secret... 

Breached pipeline spills up to 50,000 gallons of oil into Yellowstone River

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Up to 50,000 gallons of oil spilled into the Yellowstone River. A breached oil pipeline in Montana has spilled as many as 50,000 gallons of crude oil in and around the Yellowstone River, according to the state. Bridger Pipeline LLC has yet to determine the cause, but has claimed the public is in no immediate danger. Cleanup crews were at work on Monday to address the mess, which emanated from a break... 

Tiny amphipod has 32 retinas to see better in dark

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This image is a side view of “Paraphronima gracilis” showing the enormous mostly transparent eyes, row of orange retinas and transparent body with developing gonads (white). Researchers say that the eyes of a type of a tiny deep-sea crustacean are comprised of two rows of 16 distinct red retinas to see better in the dark. According to Smithsonian Science website, a detailed study into the marine... 

"2014 Earth's hottest year on record" Umm what??

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Man-made “climate change” is largely a myth promoted by politicians to scare the public into accepting a vast expansion of government to supposedly stop “global warming.” Global warming is a manufactured problem played up by the government to instigate a public reaction, fear, the government then exploits to offer a predetermined solution: the expansion of government at the public’s expense. This... 

Hundreds of homeless die in New Delhi cold snap

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Hundreds of homeless people in New Delhi have died due to a extreme cold snap. Hundreds of people have died in a major cold snap that has struck the Indian capital, New Delhi, as thousands of homeless people struggle to overcome the extreme cold without adequate shelter, Press TV reports. The development came as northern India has been facing one of its coldest winters in decades, which has claimed... 

Scientists puzzled by mass deaths of seabirds

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Scientists have been baffled by mass deaths of seabirds, whose bodies are being found by the hundreds along the US Pacific Coast. According to reports, hundreds of Cassin’s aucklets, a small white-bellied gray bird, have been washing up dead on beaches from British Columbia to San Luis Obispo, California, since October. Generally during severe winter conditions, especially during large storms,... 

Chinese submarine searches Indian Ocean for gold, other metals

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A submarine of the Chinese navy’s North Sea Fleet prepares to dive into the sea. A Chinese submarine has conducted its first deep dive in the Indian Ocean in search of various kinds of metals, including gold, in a four-month-long mission. The submersible vessel called Jiaolong carried out its first dive on Friday to collect samples of hydrothermal fluid and sulfide, a kind of seabed deposit containing... 

Two separate bushfires ravage South Australia state

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Australian authorities are on high-alert as two bushfires rage across the country’s South Australia state and temperatures soar above 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit). On Friday, at least four homes have been destroyed and several volunteer firefighters injured as separate fires burnt out of control in northeast of the state capital, Adelaide, and in the Lower South East region. “You are in... 

A type of bird builds snow tunnels for fun

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A recently published study shows a type of bird that creates snow tunnels and trenches for no apparent reason apart from fun. Professor emeritus at the University of Vermont Bernd Heinrich studied the unusual behavior of a flock of redpolls (Carduelis flammea) in Western Maine Mountains between November 2012 and February 2013. In his recently published findings, Heinrich said that the activity usually... 

New species discovered in western Pacific Ocean

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A fragile snailfish found at a depth of 8,145 meters in the Mariana Trench, western Pacific Ocean. Researchers have discovered many new species at the greatest depths ever recorded in the Mariana Trench located in western Pacific Ocean. The species were explored during the researchers’ expedition to the deepest trench on Earth, at 8,143 meters below the surface which is 500 meters deeper than the... 

Heavy snow claims 3 lives in Japan

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Children play in a snow-covered park in Sapporo in Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido on December 17, 2014. Heavy snow blanketing swathes of Japan has claimed the lives of at least three people in the country. Two elderly women died on the northernmost island of Hokkaido and a man was killed in a traffic accident on snow-bound roads in Hiroshima, Japanese officials said on Thursday. There was... 

Magically rare clouds make it look like you could Walk across the Grand Canyon

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Regarded by many as one of the seven natural wonders of the world, tourists travel from around the globe to take in the breathtaking view from edge of the Grand Canyon. Usually they can see for miles, gazing out across the 18miles-wide valley carved out by the Colorado River 17 million years ago, but not today. A rare weather phenomenon has caused a thick sea of fog to rise from the foot of the canyon,... 

Spiders, Snakes in shoes and gruesome bites are turning travelers off Australia

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Emerging from shoes, lying undetected in toilets, waiting patiently in cars and on walls, native wildlife has earned Australia the tag of a country brimming with deadly creatures. Emerging from shoes, lying undetected in toilets, waiting patiently in cars and on walls, native wildlife has earned Australia the tag of a country brimming with deadly creatures. In many cases, this reputation is well-earned,... 

Radioactive Fukushima water to be cleaned, dumped into Pacific Ocean

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Japan’s nuclear watchdog says the radioactive water that has accumulated at the battered Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant must be decontaminated and dumped into the ocean, local media reported. The news has sparked concern from local fisherman. “We have to dispose of the water,” Shunichi Tanaka, chairman of the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA), told a media conference after visiting the... 

Factory Farm Whistleblower Unveils Disturbing Video

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Does ‘sustainable’ farming really mean what you think it does? We’ve all seen the concerning images and videos depicting abused and sickly animals set for sale for the lowest possible price point, but very few have seen inside of a major ‘sustainable’ factory farm that even the USDA says passes its standard of care. A North Carolina contractor for meat processing giant Perdue has now unveiled... 
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