Devastated Venice braced for third major flood

St Mark’s Square had been shut for several hours on Friday as strong storms and winds battered the region Venice was braced Sunday for an unprecedented third major flooding in less than a week, with sea water due to swamp the already devastated historic city where authorities have declared a state of emergency.  More...

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Sudanese hope Ethiopian dam ends Blue Nile floods

Sudanese farmers like Othman Idris say Ethiopia’s construction of a controversial dam on the Blue Nile is a dream come true that would regulate flooding during rainy seasons  More...

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Great Barrier Reef annual mass coral spawning begins

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest reef system, goes into a spawning frenzy once a year A mass coral spawning has begun on Australia’s Great More...

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Study links Asian carp with Mississippi River fish drop

In this June 13, 2012, file photo, Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill. Sport fish have declined significantly in More...

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Delhi suffocates under toxic smog but millions go without masks

Concentrations of the most harmful airborne pollutants in Delhi are regularly about 20 times the World Health Organisation safe limit A thick grey smog choked New Delhi for More...

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Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong winds

Venice’s mayor ordered the iconic St Mark’s Square closed as the latest sea surge struck Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday after More...

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Survey finds gain in endangered red squirrel population

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Wildlife officials say an endangered squirrel subspecies in southeastern Arizona is fighting its way back after much of its mountain habitat was burned More...

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A new way to create pumpkin spice products, drugs, cosmetics

The Purdue University team created a method to mix small, encapsulated essential oil compounds in water without changing the appearance of the water. Credit: Purdue University  More...

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Hubble spots a curious spiral

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, A. Seth et al The universe is simply so vast that it can be difficult to maintain a sense of scale. Many galaxies we see through telescopes such More...

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Why it’s never just mindless violence

It seemingly can happen anywhere—and at any time. From London to Hong Kong, apparently peaceful cities can sometimes erupt suddenly into widespread, and often sustained, unrest. But what role does psychology More...