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International News Archive - September 10, 2012

Greek Island Volcano Ballooning With Magma, Eruptions Not Imminent Researchers Say

New scientific data from the Greek isle of Santorini shows signs of unrest for the first time in more than 50 years, and could be evidence of an impending eruption similar to the one that last struck in 1950

First-time Analysis Provided Of 3 Distinct Contributions Of Forage Fish Worldwide

Study led by scientists from the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University will enable trade-offs to be evaluated in forage fishery and coastal management

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.