Archive: 4/02/2013

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 management of ...

dateFeb 04, 2013 in Ecology
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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.

dateFeb 04, 2013 in Internet
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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.

dateFeb 04, 2013 in Other
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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 around the South ...

dateFeb 04, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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