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The Antarctic Sun: News about Antarctica

Photo Credit: Mike Lucibella Angela Bliss (left) and Matthew Drucker share a laugh while they practice skills they learned at the communications workshop. By Mike Lucibella, Antarctic Sun Editor Posted October 17, 2017 Scientists spent a long weekend in August learning how not to talk like a scientist. Photo Credit: Mike Lucibella Carol ...

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Radioactive spill at the nuclear plant site in New York, US

The Indian Point nuclear plant in New York reported a radioactive spill that began on February 5, 2016. Since then, groundwater tests conducted directly at the plant site showed a 65 000% increase in radioactivity, media reported. The water leak happened when a drain overflowed as the workers were transferring highly radioactive water during a maintenance exercise. Under normal circumstances, a ...

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Nuclear waste repository WIPP evacuated after rockfall

The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico was evacuated on November 3 after a rockfall outside of the closed southern section. This is reportedly the fourth collapse this year and the first since early October. According to a press release from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), workers in the area of Panel 7 heard a loud noise and ...

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Ocean – The Body of Water That Makes Land Inhabitable

Ocean is the body of saline water that occupies the large majority of earth’s hydrosphere. It is divided in to five areas, namely Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic. The word sea is also used in place of ocean but predominantly, the seas are inland saline bodies of water. 71% of the earth is covered with this vast body of ...

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Why Are Russian Men So Big? – Penis Enlargement Secrets

Ask any European woman who’s been with Russian men. Then ask her which men in Europe have the largest penises. She’ll tell you that Russian men are the biggest, without hesitation. There’s a few reasons for this. First of all, the Russians view sexuality different than Western countries. To them it is something that should be opened and enjoyed — ...

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Alison Canyon massive gas leak finally sealed, California

The natural gas leak in Porter Ranch, California, was officially declared sealed on February 18, 2016. Four months passed since the pipeline rupture spewed massive amounts of methane and displaced thousands of Los Angeles residents from their homes. Tests performed on February 17 confirmed the ruptured well, sealed with cement, is permanently sealed: “Gas emissions are controlled and air quality ...

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Supporting communities and forests in Laos | Stories

Over the last decade, Linhthong La-Intong has seen many changes in Sobphouan, his small village located in central Laos’s Bolikhamxay Province. But, he says proudly, there’s one thing that has remained the same: the forest. That’s because the village of Sobphouan, with help from WWF, is a leading example of successful efforts in Laos to replace traditional agriculture and farming—drivers ...

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