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2015-02-24 23:14:51

News that a vast yellow dust cloud shrouding the Korean capital Seoul has prompted health warnings to stay indoors has spurred air purification specialist Blueair to also warn that the impact

Its Getting Dustier Across The West
2013-06-11 12:50:15

Think of the Wild West and it’s likely you’ll conjure up images of tumbleweeds, gold miners settling down at the local saloon for a shot of whiskey, and ultimately, plenty of dust.

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2007-04-18 18:46:45

Scientists using the nation's newest and most capable aircraft for environmental research are launching a far-reaching field project this month to study plumes of airborne dust and pollutants that originate in Asia and journey to North America.

2006-04-18 02:32:19

SEOUL (Reuters) - A sand storm that covered homes and streets in the Chinese capital with a brownish-yellow dust has clogged the air over the Korean peninsula, weather officials said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.