Daily Archives: July 11, 2011

Scientists discover new large underwater volcano chain near Antarctica

July 11, 2011 – ANTARCTICA – Scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have discovered previously unknown volcanoes in the ocean waters around the remote South Sandwich Islands. Using ship-borne sea-floor mapping technology during research cruises onboard the RRS James Clark … Continue reading

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6.4 magnitude earthquake rattles Philippines province of Negros

July 11, 2011 – MANILA – A strong earthquake struck off the Philippine province of Negros Occidental on early Tuesday morning, seismologists said, but no tsunami warnings were issued. The 6.4 -magnitude earthquake at 4.47 a.m. local time (2047 GMT … Continue reading

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Scientists find drug-resistant gonorrhea ‘superbug’ in Japan

July 11, 2011 – JAPAN – Scientists have found a “superbug” strain of gonorrhea in Japan that is resistant to all recommended antibiotics and say it could transform a once easily treatable infection into a global public health threat. The … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Changes, Earth Watch, Pestilence Watch | 9 Comments

Chilean volcano grounds more flights as ash eruption continues

July 11, 2011 – CHILE – Clouds of ash spewing from Chile’s Puyehue volcano have grounded flights at airports in the capitals of Uruguay and Argentina, where a major football tournament is being held. Scores of local and international flights … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Mount Lokon erupts- hundreds to be evacuated as volcano raised to red alert

July 11, 2011 – INDONESIA – Officials will evacuate hundreds of people living near Mount Lokon on Sulawesi Island after raising the volcano’s alert status to the highest level. “We raised the volcano’s status to the highest red alert level … Continue reading

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Record temperatures seen as heat wave plagues 15 U.S. states

July 11, 2011 – TULSA – A heat wave is building and could reach dangerous levels in parts of the Midwest, the Plains and the Southeast this week. Fifteen states are under heat advisories, which means temperatures are expected to … Continue reading

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