Daily Archives: May 4, 2010

This might be Noah’s Ark!

 This picture released by the evangelical group claims to show one of the explorers examining part of a structure which they claim might prove the existence of Noah’s Ark on Mount Ararat. There are no external images of the … Continue reading

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World Fails to Slow Loss of Animals, Plants

World leaders have failed to fulfill their commitments to reduce the global rate of biodiversity loss by 2010, and have instead overseen “alarming” biodiversity declines, finds the first assessment of how the targets expressed in the 2002 Convention on Biological … Continue reading

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Current Could Push Oil Spill Up East Coast

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is expected to strike the Louisiana coastline , and officials are bracing for impacts to shorebirds, turtles, shellfish and other endangered wildlife. But many ocean scientists are now raising concerns that a powerful current … Continue reading

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World’s first coral reef atlas published

The coral reefs of the Central Indian Ocean have now been quantified and mapped in the world’s first coral reef atlas, prepared by the Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad. The atlas, called the ‘Coral Reef Atlas of the World’, also … Continue reading

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