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Earliest Evidence Of Burials With Flowers Found In Israel Cave
2013-07-03 07:00:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent discovery in a cave in Israel has given researchers a new look into how our ancient ancestors treated their dead. Daniel Nadel, an archaeologist at the University of Haifa in Israel, has been leading a team of researchers since 2005 in the excavation efforts at Raqefet Cave on the slopes of Mount Carmel. The discovery was that of a Natufian pair that had been purposely buried together in a grave lined with flowers. The...

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2010-12-08 11:20:00

Climate forecasts for the region predict an advance of the desert about 300 kilometers to the north The fire disaster in the Carmel Mountains near Haifa is a typical example of climate change effect and a taste of the future, says Dr. Guy Pe'er, one of the authors of Israel's first report to the UN on climate change. Ten years ago, Dr. Pe'er and other Israeli scientists collated knowledge about the effects of climate change for Israel. They warned already in the year 2000 of expected climatic...

2008-06-18 09:00:00

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP -- Robert Carey was seated along a coal rib in an underground anthracite mine Monday morning when the roof collapsed, pinning him between the rib and roofing material and ultimately claiming his life. A preliminary report by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), a division of U.S. Department of Labor, said the roof fall was 30-feet wide by 20-feet long and ranged in thickness from 4 inches to 4 feet. The accident occurred at 9:20 a.m. near the operator's...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'