Archive: 02/4/2013

Birds may need a hand to weather climate change

A new study led by Durham University and BirdLife International, shows that many bird species are likely to suffer under future climate change, and will require enhanced protection of important sites, better ...

Feb 04, 2013
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US Energy Department was hacking victim

The US Department of Energy on Monday confirmed it was the target of a cyber attack in January, which stole employee and contractor data, but said no classified data was compromised.

Feb 04, 2013
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Jamaica breaks ground on rare-earth project

Jamaican and Japanese officials on Monday launched a pilot project designed to investigate whether rare-earth elements can be commercially extracted from the island's bauxite waste.

Feb 04, 2013
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Live action: Twitter grabs Super Bowl spotlight

Beyonce's splashy show, a freak power outage, and —oh, yeah— a captivating game of football combined to generate a record 24.1 million posts on Twitter during Sunday night's Super Bowl.

Feb 04, 2013
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20 NASA balloons studying the radiation belts

In the bright, constant sun of the Antarctic summer, a NASA-funded team is launching balloons. There are twenty of these big, white balloons, each of which sets off on a different day for a leisurely float ...

Feb 04, 2013
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NASA sees the falling of Cyclone Felleng

Cyclone Felleng traveled through the Mozambique Channel during the week of Jan. 28, 2013 and emerged south into the Southern Indian Ocean where it transitioned into a cold core low pressure area. NASA's TRMM ...

Feb 04, 2013
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NOAA adds red tide alerts to Beach Hazards Statements

NOAA has added a new service to alert the public when red tides threaten human health at Tampa Bay area beaches. The new alert is timely since many of southwest Florida's beaches are experiencing or are under threat of red ...

Feb 04, 2013
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