Monthly Archives: January 2012

Environmental Watch: Micro-plastic fibers from washing clothes showing up in marine environment

January 29, 2012 – WORLD – Microscopic plastic debris from washing clothes is accumulating in the marine environment and could be entering the food chain, a study has warned. Researchers traced the “micro-plastic” back to synthetic clothes, which released up … Continue reading

Posted in Acquatic Ecosystem crash, Civilizations unraveling, Dark Ages, Environmental Threat, Food chain unraveling | 10 Comments

29 reported dead in Swine Flu outbreak in Mexico

January 29, 2012 – MEXICO CITY – An ongoing swine flu outbreak in Mexico has left at least 29 people dead and nearly 1,500 others infected, health officials confirmed on Saturday. Thousands more are also ill as the country faces several … Continue reading

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Scientists find bacteria resistant to nearly all antibiotics in Antarctica sea water

January 29, 2012 – ANTARTICA – Bacteria that can resist nearly all antibiotics have been found in Antarctic seawater. Björn Olsen of Uppsala University in Sweden and colleagues took seawater samples between 10 and 300 meters away from Chile’s Antarctic … Continue reading

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Scientists bewildered by mass migration of snowy owls from the Arctic

January 28, 2012 – SALMON, Idaho – Bird enthusiasts are reporting rising numbers of snowy owls from the Arctic winging into the lower 48 states this winter in a mass southern migration that a leading owl researcher called “unbelievable.” Thousands … Continue reading

Posted in Climate unraveling, Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Ecoystem crisis due to population boom, Food chain unraveling | 25 Comments

Two moderate earthquakes strike near Japan’s famed Mt. Fuji volcano

January 28, 2012 – JAPAN – Two moderate earthquakes struck near a dormant volcano in eastern Japan on early Saturday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake was widely felt in the … Continue reading

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U.S. to begin large-scale emergency perparedness drills for New Madrid fault region

January 28, 2012 – MISSOURI – Washington’s emergency management director is encouraging individuals, businesses, schools and service groups to participate in a regional earthquake preparedness drill. The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut will take place Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 10:15 a.m. … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, High-risk potential hazard zone, Land fissures, cracks, sinkholes, Seismic tremors | 21 Comments

Scientists find new dangerous 200 km long fault off the coast of Japan

January 28, 2012 – JAPAN – An active fault around 200 km long that is believed to have been a source of huge quakes in the past has been found off Honshu’s Kii Peninsula, according to researchers at the University … Continue reading

Posted in Civilizations unraveling, Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Earthquake Omens?, High-risk potential hazard zone, Lithosphere collapse & fisssure, Potential Earthchange hotspot, Seismic tremors, Strange high tides & freak waves | 3 Comments