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New Wilson Center Publication Explores China's Energy and Climate Trends WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2010 China achieved number one status in two infamous categories: energy consumption and carbon emissions.
Scientists suggest that an extinct flightless bird from Jamaica fought rivals and predators using wings which evolved into clubs.
Our Sun can be a menace when it sends out powerful solar blasts of radiation towards the Earth.
Dr Brian Geoffrey Marsden passed away Thursday, Nov 18 at the age of 73 following a prolonged illness.
The steamiest places on the planet are getting warmer. Conservative estimates suggest that tropical areas can expect temperature increases of 3 degrees Celsius by the end of this century.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct.
NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the 50th anniversary of the donation of the world's most famous diamond to the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Channel will premiere a one-hour special, MYSTERY OF THE HOPE DIAMOND on Sunday, November 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will host its annual Native Art Market Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 - 5, at its Washington, D.C., and New York City locations.
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Bocas del Toro Research Station and Galeta Point Marine Laboratory are reporting an anomalous sea temperature rise and a major coral bleaching event in the western Caribbean.
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