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First-ever Use Of Airborne Resistivity System In Antarctica Allows Researchers To Look Beneath Surface In Untapped Territories
2012-03-24 03:01:55

NSF partners with international team to gather new information on hidden environments and past climate conditions in Antarctica.

Image 1 - Satellites Combat Degrading Lands
2011-10-21 07:48:48

As the UN marked World Food Day earlier this week, international representatives convened in Korea to discuss ways to curb the loss of productive land to desertification.

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2010-02-24 08:41:00

Focusing on a controversial hypothesis that ice existed at the equator some 300 million years ago during the late Paleozoic Period, two University of Oklahoma researchers originated a project in search of clues to the Earth’s climate system.

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2009-09-28 06:35:00

The forests of Argentina have suffered a loss of between 60 percent and 70 percent overall, the Environmental Secretariat reported on Friday.

2009-09-23 08:05:31

Scientists gather in Buenos Aires to find a way forward for agriculture in vast dry areas, where the poor are most vulnerable to land degradation and climate change.

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2008-10-14 15:35:00

In a new study, researchers have found what they believe to be a new pathway that allowed modern humans to spread beyond their ancestral homeland about 120,000 years ago.

2008-10-14 12:00:32

On an almost daily basis, Jeff Peterson, MD, would be informed that there were "beaucoup de malades nomads" --many sick people--who had come by camel in search of medical assistance. Most of them had never received any medical care before.

2008-07-14 06:00:35

Sahara Energy, engaged in oil and gas exploration and development, has sold its 30% operated working interest in one gas well located at Gold Creek, Alberta, for proceeds of approximately C$180,035. Proceeds from the sale will be used to pay down Sahara's existing bank debt.

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2007-11-16 18:51:41

Sahara the Arctic seal keeps turning up in warmer waters. The young seal was rescued off the coast of North Africa last year, far from his native habitat in the Arctic. He was brought to Britain, nursed back to health and freed into the wild — only to paddle in the wrong direction again.

2006-05-12 08:47:52

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian rebels have threatened to strike U.S. military bases in north Africa and the Sub-Sahara region. "There are U.S. military bases in Mali, Niger and two others are to be constructed respectively in Mauritania and Algeria ...


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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