Daily Archives: May 17, 2011

An unprecedented century of natural disasters is upon us…

May 17, 2011 – This will be the century of disasters. In the same way that the 20th century was the century of world wars, genocide, and grinding ideological conflict, the 21st will be the century of natural disasters and … Continue reading

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Underwater earthquakes off the coast of Massachusetts are a geological puzzle

May 17, 2011 – BOSTON — People in several Southeastern Massachusetts communities reported feeling a small earthquake Sunday night that experts say was centered under Buzzards Bay. The 2.1-magnitude temblor was recorded at 8:39 p.m. under the bay, 12 miles … Continue reading

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Japan’s Mount Aso, world’s largest strato-volcano stirs – alert level raised to 2

May 17, 2011 – KUMAMOTO, Japan — The Meteorological Agency on Monday raised the volcanic alert level for Mount Aso from 1 to 2, prompting local authorities in Kumamoto Prefecture to ban entry to areas within 1 km of the crater … Continue reading

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Mortality of seals in the Caspian Sea continues

May 17, 2011 – MANGYSTAU, Kazakhstan — Some 12-15 dead seals have washed up over the past week on the western Kazakh shore of the Caspian Sea, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reports. Erik Utebaliev, a local resident, told RFE/RL he found … Continue reading

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Himalayas mountain glaciers in danger of exploding from earthquake risks

May 17, 2011 – NEW DELHI – Glacial lakes in the Himalayas could pose a major hazard to population centers if they are ruptured by earthquakes, scientists say. The true risk to settlements and infrastructure downstream in the Hindu-Kush-Himalayas region … Continue reading

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Surprise snow blankets NE Turkey as temps soar across the country

May 17, 2011 – ISTANBUL – A blanket of snow has covered the eastern province of Ardahan in mid-May as temperatures continue to rise in the rest of the country. Heavy rainfall turned into snow late Sunday through Monday morning. … Continue reading

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Philippine’s Bulusan Volcano on the brink? 144 quakes in 24 hours

May 17, 2011 – MANILA – Alert level 1 remains at Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon after state volcanologists noted a significant rise in seismic activity in the area, recording 144 volcanic quakes there in the last 24 hours. The Philippine … Continue reading

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