7.0 Earthquake Shakes Indonesia

Powerful Earthquake Jolts Indonesia

Tremors were felt in central and west Java and a series of aftershocks stoked panic * Magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck near south coast of Java * Three people killed, hundreds of buildings damaged – official * Quake triggers tsunami...

Posted 16 December 2017 by
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Isle Royale Wolves

Isle Royale Draft Wolf Plan Open for Comment

HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN – Isle Royale National Park (ISRO) released for public review and comment the draft Environmental Impact Statement to Address the Presence of Wolves. (draft EIS). The wolf population has declined to just two wolves in the past five years and scientists...

Posted 20 December 2016 by
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Work began today to open the Lake St. Martin Emergency Outlet Channel. Operating the channel will increase outflow from Lake St. Martin and directly lower the water level of Lake Manitoba.

Flooding – Manitoba Declares State of Emergency

WINNIPEG – Flooding across Saskatchewan and Manitoba have the Manitoba Government declaring a state of emergency. The Manitoba government advises updated Assiniboine River forecasts have identified significantly higher flows expected along the Assiniboine River starting Saturday. As of Friday...

Posted 5 July 2014 by
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Monarch populations in Mexico plummeted to a record low of about 33.5 million this year from an annual average over the past 15 years of about 350 million and highs of more than one billion

Monarch Butterfly Trouble

VANCOUVER – From the age of five, Fred Urquhart was fascinated by monarch butterflies in his Toronto neighbourhood. Born in 1911, he spent hours watching the orange and black insects flutter about, wondering: Where did they go in winter?...

Posted 28 March 2014 by
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The largest earthquakes occur where oceanic plates move beneath continents

Analyzing Great Chile Earthquake

POTSDAM – The largest earthquakes occur where oceanic plates move beneath continents. Obviously, water trapped in the boundary between both plates has a dominant influence on the earthquake rupture process. Analyzing the great Chile earthquake of February, 27th, 2010,...

Posted 28 March 2014 by
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