Archive: 12/18/2013

Japan tsunami exacerbated by landslide

The 2011 Japan tsunami, which killed up to 20,000 people and caused the partial meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant, was made worse by an underwater landslide, according to scientists.

dateDec 18, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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UF research shows coral reefs can be saved

(Phys.org) —Although some scientists suggest that coral reefs are headed for certain doom, a new study by University of Florida and Caribbean researchers indicates even damaged reefs can recover.

dateDec 18, 2013 in Environment
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Myanmar critical for hoolock gibbon conservation

A comprehensive conservation status review of hoolock gibbons in Myanmar has been published by Fauna & Fauna International (FFI), People Resources and Conservation Foundation (PRCF) and Biodiversity and Nature ...

dateDec 18, 2013 in Ecology
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