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Image 1 - Debris Field From Japan’s Tsunami To Hit US Next Year
2011-10-26 04:49:09

An estimated 5 million to 20 million tons of debris now floating in the ocean following Japan's massive tsunami is due to hit the shores Hawaii by early next year, before reaching the U.S. West coast sometime in 2014, according to estimates by University of Hawaii scientists. The projections have been validated by a Russian training ship, which spotted the debris in the Pacific Ocean where the scientists from the university's International Pacific Research Center predicted it would be....

2011-10-05 17:35:00

Donation made on behalf of Metrix board member Johann Senaratna to The Methodist Church in Sri Lanka Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 On behalf of board member Johann Senaratna, Metrix, the field service software company, donated $30,000 to The United Methodist Church to be channeled to the Methodist Church in Sri Lanka, earmarked for its relief efforts to strengthen communities affected by the tsunami and the war. The tsunami that struck Sri Lanka on the 26th of December 2004...

2011-08-12 00:00:02

Disaster.net recently launched a unique website designed to help citizens, journalists and governments monitor and prepare for natural disasters that occur worldwide. Phnom Penh, Cambodia (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 Disaster.net recently launched a unique website designed to help citizens, journalists and governments monitor and prepare for natural disasters that occur worldwide. The new website spotlights different disasters, including earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, nuclear, solar storms,...

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2011-08-08 12:33:32

A NASA scientist and her colleagues were able to observe for the first time the power of an earthquake and tsunami to break off large icebergs a hemisphere away. Kelly Brunt, a cryosphere specialist at Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., and colleagues were able to link the calving of icebergs from the Sulzberger Ice Shelf in Antarctica following the Tohoku Tsunami, which originated with an earthquake off the coast of Japan in March 2011. The finding, detailed in a paper published...

2011-07-26 17:28:00

TOKYO, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, or Amma (Mother) to her millions of devotees across the world, announced a donation of one million U.S. dollars (Approximately 4.5 crores) towards the relief and rehabilitation of Japanese disaster victims, particularly for the education of children who lost both their parents in the devastating March 11 tsunami. The donation will be made by Mata Amritanandamayi Center (MA Center) USA along with Amma's global...

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2011-07-18 10:29:04

Disaster Research Center scientists study world's worst disasters in hopes of saving more lives in the future At the site of a terrorist attack, an earthquake or a tsunami, emergency responders are focused on search and rescue, and saving lives. Some disaster sites provide an opportunity for experts with different skills than the police, firefighters and aid organizations that are first on the scene. With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), sociologist Tricia Wachtendorf and...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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