Archive: 26/01/2012

Brazil's Petrobras unit reports oil leak

Transpetro, a subsidiary of Brazil's state-run energy giant Petrobras, said Thursday it had detected an oil leak off the coast of Rio Grande do Sul state but did not know how much had spilled.

dateJan 26, 2012 in Environment
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Detecting detrimental change in coral reefs

Over dinner on R.V. Calypso while anchored on the lee side of Glover's Reef in Belize, Jacques Cousteau told Phil Dustan that he suspected humans were having a negative impact on coral reefs. Dustan—a young ocean ecologist ...

dateJan 26, 2012 in Environment
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Google+ opens up to teenagers

Google on Thursday opened up Google+ to teenagers, just days after loosening the rules about using real names on the social network.

dateJan 26, 2012 in Internet
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