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Govts "not ready" for Poland climate change talks - Fiji president

Following a two-year negotiation process, the implementation guidelines will be adopted at the annual climate conference , COP24 in Katowice , Poland in December. Espinosa. "This is not just a...

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Why almost 90 elephants were found dead near animal sanctuary

Those conditions could include a dearth of elephants to kill after widespread poaching, or crackdowns on trafficking syndicates in some cases. Elephants Without Borders , which is conducting an aer...

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Astronauts tackle air leak on International Space Station 'caused by small meteorite'

Astronauts tackle air leak on International Space Station 'caused by small meteorite'

Three spaceships are docked at the ISS including the Progress 70 resupply ship and the Soyuz MS-08 and MS-09 crew ships. Now flight controllers are monitoring the cabin pressure while coming up with...

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Potential tropical storm heads toward US Gulf Coast, Florida

Potential tropical storm heads toward US Gulf Coast, Florida

In the immediate future, hurricane forecasters say North Dade and Broward face winds up to 55 miles per hour and stinging rain until 9:15 a.m.as a line of heavy storms tears through the area. Furthe...

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Alberta premier withdraws support for federal climate plan

Alberta premier withdraws support for federal climate plan

Canada's climate change plan - Alberta is out, so is it dead on the table? The Federal Court of Appeal ruled against the expansion Thursday morning. Trudeau said on Twitter that he had spoke...

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Global warming will contribute to the emergence of the army of pests

Global warming will contribute to the emergence of the army of pests

Scientists at the University of Washington in Seattle (USA) found that global warming will lead to mass starvation not only due to extreme weather events, but also because of the proliferation of inse...

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Russia Blocking NASA Astronauts To International Space Station?

Russia Blocking NASA Astronauts To International Space Station?

CAPE CANAVERAL, Aug 31:Astronauts scrambled yesterday to patch a tiny hole in a Russian capsule that was allowing air to leak from the International Space Station. Russian Federation will stop sendi...

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Tropical waves increase rain chances as early as late weekend

It should push off the African coast by Friday, and environmental conditions are favorable for the development of a tropical depression or a tropical storm sometime this weekend, once the system nears...

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International Space Station leak: "Minute pressure leak" detected Wednesday evening

NASA and Russian space officials stressed the six astronauts were in no danger. Besides rocks and other natural space matter, man-made space debris is also a problem for the ISS and other satel...

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Tropics get busy, forecast to make it a rainy weekend in Florida

Tropics get busy, forecast to make it a rainy weekend in Florida

Writing on Twitter, the center said: "Over the next 14 days, we do not normally see the weird tropical cyclones as strong as #Ophelia form in this part of the Northern Atlantic with a central pressure...

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International Space Station leak to be plugged after suspected micrometeorite hit

Rogozin said the malfunction will require a sealant to be applied from the inside of the ship, so no emergency spacewalk will be required. "The design engineers believe it is the result of a micromete...

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Small Oxygen Leak Detected On The International Space Station

The tiny fracture is thought to have formed on the outside when a micro-meteorite struck the ISS. Rogozin said the malfunction will require a sealant to be applied from the inside of the ship, so no...

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"The Great Dying" Destroyed Earth’s Ozone Layer And 90% of Life

However, a new study has revealed how chemicals released by the eruption released a huge reservoir of deadly chemicals into the air that stripped Earth of its ozone layer. As Kanye West famously sai...

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Potential Tropical Cyclone Six forms; Tropical wave in the Caribbean

Potential Tropical Cyclone Six forms; Tropical wave in the Caribbean

People along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts, as well as the Caribbean, have enjoyed an extended period with no great concern for tropical activity during August. Beyond that, there is som...

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Space station reports 'leak', crew not in danger

It was traced to a hole about 2mm across, located in the most recent Russian Soyuz spacecraft capsule to dock at the space station. "The design engineers believe it is the result of a micrometeorite"....

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Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands

Tropical Storm Lane heads away from Hawaii islands

Lane is the strongest hurricane to track within 482km of Hawaii, according to NOAA's historical database. Weather experts say a tropical storm that's developed in the eastern Pacific Ocean that may...

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Pluto explorer spots next destination billion miles beyond

Pluto explorer spots next destination billion miles beyond

The figure on the left is a composite image produced by adding 48 different exposures from the News Horizons Long Range Reconnaissance Imager ( LORRI ), each with an exposure time of 29.967 seconds,...

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No kidding! Goats prefer humans who look happy

Scientists showed goats pairs of photos of the same person - in one photo they had a happy expression and in the other they looked angry- and the goats made a beeline for the happy faces. The animals ...

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Wannabe astronaut is first to quit Nasa training in half a century

There hasn't been a similar departure of an astronaut from NASA's training program since 1968. Astronaut candidate Robb Kulin has resigned halfway through his two years of training at Johnson Spac...

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About 300 endangered sea turtles found dead off Mexican coast

About 300 endangered sea turtles found dead off Mexican coast

The net has been prohibited in the area, officials said. According to the news agency, the Mexican government's prosecutorial office tasked with crimes against the environment is now leading the inv...

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Wildfires and volcanic ash glow in Nasa’s aerosol Earth map

Wildfires and volcanic ash glow in Nasa’s aerosol Earth map

But now NASA, using a model called the Goddard Earth Observation System (GEOS FP), has developed a graph that offers a panoramic view of the sources of these aerosols. As you can see, the carbon aer...

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California governor signs landmark bill to eliminate cash bail

California governor signs landmark bill to eliminate cash bail

California will no longer have a bail system for suspects awaiting trial beginning next year, after Democratic Gov. It took a three-branch solution with Governor Brown, the Legislature led by Senator ...

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Heat Advisory, tropical-like weather Tuesday

Heat Advisory, tropical-like weather Tuesday

We are expecting rain and some storms late Wednesday and early Thursday . Friday and Saturday should be noticeably cooler and less humid, with highs in the 70s. Of course, this will come with...

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Goats prefer happy people

Goats prefer happy people

Dr Alan McElligott who led the study at Queen Mary University of London and is now based at the University of Roehampton, said: "The study has important implications for how we interact with livestock...

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First ever observation of Higgs Boson particle decay announced by CERN

First ever observation of Higgs Boson particle decay announced by CERN

The Standard Model of particle physics predicts that about 60 per cent of the time a Higgs boson will decay to a pair of bottom quarks , the second-heaviest of the six flavours of quarks, CERN s...

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Trump Orders Flags Lowered: 'I Repsect Senator John McCain's Service'

Trump Orders Flags Lowered: 'I Repsect Senator John McCain's Service'

John McCain , a long-serving senator, former Republican presidential candidate and ex-prisoner of war, died on Saturday. "The damage inflicted by President Trump's naiveté, egotism, false equivale...

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New Australian PM gets to work; government support plummets

New Australian PM gets to work; government support plummets

Morrison emerged as the surprise victor of Friday's party-room vote to replace Turnbull after a week of political chaos in Canberra that marked the emergence of Australia's sixth prime minister in l...

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Asylum seeker vessel runs aground in north Queensland

Authorities have described the boat as an illegal fishing vessel but if those onboard are found to be asylum seekers, it would be the first illegal boat arrival on Australia's shores since 2014. "Hope...

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Hurricane Lane weakens but downpours flood Hawaii's Big Island

Hurricane Lane weakens but downpours flood Hawaii's Big Island

A number of structures on the Big Island were destroyed and some residents were reported to be fleeing their homes, a weather service spokeswoman said. Areas under hurricane warning are Oahu , Hawa...

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YouTube Personality Trevor 'McSkillet' Heitmann Dies in Car Crash

YouTube Personality Trevor 'McSkillet' Heitmann Dies in Car Crash

Eight cars were involved as the 18-year-old drove at over 100mph in the wrong direction down I-805 HOV in San Diego, California, at 4.30pm on Thursday, local police have said. An 18-year-old gamer who...

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