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‘New way of looking at deep ocean’: Boaty McBoatface data may force rewrite of climate models

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The ‘Boaty McBoatface’ team has published the first results from the craft’s maiden voyage, detailing a new warming mechanism in the Southern Ocean which may force a rewrite of current climate models. This week, researchers published the first results from Boaty’s first expedition to the murky depths of the Southern Ocean where it travelled some Read More

US Department of the Interior mulls issue with Hilcorp’s Liberty project spill plan

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Anchorage, Alaska — Federal agencies are in the final stages of the regulatory approvals for Liberty, an Alaskan Beaufort Sea offshore project planned by Hilcorp Energy, but a wrinkle has developed for the oil spill contingency plan for the project, according to US Department of the Interior officials. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber Read More

Thousands evacuated as cyclone batters Indian coast

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Almost 300,000 people have been evacuated after a cyclone in the Arabian Sea battered an Indian fishing hub. Cyclone Vayu, the season’s second major storm, has moved west, skirting the coast of Gujarat. Officials took precautions after Cyclone Fani hit India’s eastern coast in May, killing 34 people in India and 15 in neighbouring Bangladesh. Read More

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution. A truck unloads plastic waste for recycling at Minato Resource Recycle Center in Tokyo, Japan June Read More

Shell plans for Knarr field closure as Norway business winds down

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London — Shell has started planning the closure of the last oil field it operates offshore Norway, Knarr, as it dials back its presence in the country. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now In an emailed comment, Shell noted a requirement to present a decommissioning plan to Read More

Several injured in Germany after massive hailstones hammer down on Munich (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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Several people were injured and buildings damaged in a powerful storm that saw hailstones the size of golfballs rain down on the German city of Munich. A series of intense thunderstorms hit parts of southern Germany on Monday, with winds reported to be up to 120km/ h (75 miles/h) in Bavaria. Houses were flooded and Read More

British teenagers die in car crash in Bolivia

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Two British teenagers have died in a car crash in Bolivia. Freddie Michael McLennan and George Joseph Atkins, who were both 19, were killed when their car flipped over on the Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat and a major tourist destination in the country. The vehicle’s Bolivian driver, 22-year-old Alberto Barco, also Read More

British teenagers die in cash crash in Bolivia

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Two British teenagers have died in a car crash in Bolivia. Freddie Michael McLennan and George Joseph Atkins, who were both 19, were killed when their car flipped over on the Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat and a major tourist destination in the country. The vehicle’s Bolivian driver, 22-year-old Alberto Barco, also Read More

Crane collapses during storm and ‘slices through’ apartments

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A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto a five-storey apartment block in downtown Dallas, killing at least one person and injuring six others. Fire and rescue spokesman Jason Evans said the person who died had been found inside the building and the injured had been taken to hospitals, two of them in Read More