Monthly Archives: September 2008

Coral Reefs are Dying Due to Pollution Caused by Us

Coral reefs like Chitales, near the northern tip of a Caribbean reef chain stretching from Mexico to Honduras, are dying around the world as people and cities put more stress on the environment. Climate change alone could trigger a global … Continue reading

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World’s Biggest Atlas

Copies of the largest world atlas ever produced have gone on sale at an earth-shattering price of £2,000 each. Dubbed “the ultimate book about our world”, the luxurious, limited edition Earth is hand-bound in leather with gilded edges and silver-plated … Continue reading

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Global Warming:Europe is warming faster, Mediterranean is drier, North ever wetter

Europe is warming faster than the world average and governments need to invest to adapt to a changing climate set to turn the Mediterranean region arid and the north ever wetter, a study showed on Monday. Europe’s mountains, coasts, the … Continue reading

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China’s “spacewalker” heads backs to earth on sunday

The man who made China’s historic first “footprint in space” is preparing to return to earth on Sunday after a historic mission that boosted national pride and took his country one step closer to the moon. Zhai Zhigang and two … Continue reading

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