Daily Archives: March 24, 2011

Forests are Expanding in the Northern Latitudes

According to a recent United Nations report, forested areas in Europe, North America, the Caucasus, and Central Asia have grown steadily over the past two decades. While tropical areas have steadily lost their forests to excessive logging and increased agriculture, … Continue reading

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Korean peninsula moved 5 cm according to GPS survey by KASI

The Korean Peninsula has moved a 5 centimetres to the east due to the massive quake that rocked Japan. The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) said that based on detailed global positioning system (GPS) data, the peninsula moved … Continue reading

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