What China Has Been Building in the South China Sea

SHARE September 2015 Images by DigitalGlobe, via the CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, and CNES, via Airbus DS and IHS Jane’s What China Has Been Buildingin the South China Sea By DEREK WATKINS  UPDATED October 27, 2015 China has been rapidly piling sand onto reefs in the South China Sea, creating seven new islets in the…

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‘Ships, sonar and surveys’: Film explores impacts of a noisy ocean

by John C. Cannon on 21 September 2017 Sonar, air gun charges for oil and gas exploration, and ship traffic in the ocean can interfere with marine mammal communication, cause physiological problems and drive animals to strand on beaches. A new film, “Sonic Sea,” traces the risks of an increasingly noisy ocean to whales, dolphins and porpoises.…

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Delingpole: Now 400 Scientific Papers in 2017 Say ‘Global Warming’ Is a Myth

ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images by JAMES DELINGPOLE24 Oct 20173,009 When I reported earlier this year on the 58 scientific papers published in 2017 that say global warming is a myth the greenies’ heads exploded. Since then, that figure has risen to 400 scientific papers. Can you imagine the misery and consternation and horror this is going to cause in the corrupt,…

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California Wildfires Fuel Globalist Agenda

Written by Steve Byas   At least 40 people have died, and more than 3,500 homes and other buildings have been destroyed by the wildfires sweeping through Northern California. While the cause of the blazes which began October 8 remains unsettled, those desirous of more governmental control over the private economy are using the tragic…

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Red Red Flag Warning: These California Wildfires Are ‘Among The Most Destructive Fire Events In US History’ And They Are About To Get Even Worse

 By Michael Snyder, on October 11th, 2017 The wildfires that are roaring through northern California are already “among the most destructive fire events in U.S. history”, and by the time it is all said and done this could be the worst wildfire season in the history of the state.  So far, fires have scorched more…

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Dozens die as wildfires ravage Portugal and Spain

16 Oct 2017 MORE ON PORTUGAL Dozens die as wildfires ravage Portugal and Spainyesterday Portugal and Spain hit by deadly wildfires in Hurricane Opheliayesterday Portugal charges 18 police with ‘torture’ of black men3 months ago Chile beat Portugal to reach Confederations Cup final3 months ago At least 32 people, including a one-month infant, have died in…

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Mongolia: The nomads risking it all

Mongolian herders shift their entire lives across frozen rivers and through 2,000 metre-high mountain passes. 25 Sep 2017 14:41 GMT Environment, Mongolia, Asia “We’re the generation that’s been abandoned since the end of communism.” Like many other former gold and jade hunters in Mongolia, Lagva is struggling to make a living since mines across the country have been shut…

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Dicing with death on the rivers of Vietnam and Laos

Bamboo harvesters navigate rapids on rafts while Lao fishermen risk death casting their nets into a roaring waterfall. 16 Oct 2017 13:41 GMT Poverty & Development, Vietnam, Laos, Asia There are two staples of Vietnamese life: rice and bamboo for its many uses. The province of Thanh Hoa has one of the largest bamboo forests in Southeast Asia, with…

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