Tag Archives: Environment


NASA spacecraft to enter Ceres’ orbit later this week

(Next Media) – NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will reach dwarf planet Ceres on Friday, marking the end of its eight-year journey. The spacecraft’s mission is to study both Vesta, one of the largest asteroid in our solar system, and Ceres, an icy dwarf planet.
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Google and an Amazonian foundation team up to launch Amazon Street View

Google teams up with the Sustainable Amazon Foundation to expand its Amazon Street View allowing users to get a close-up view of the Brazilian Amazon.
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Carbon dioxide released by the ocean thousands of years ago may have ended the ice age

UK (Next Media) – Recent research conducted by the University of Southampton and published in Nature magazine suggests that carbon dioxide released from the ocean played a large role in ending the most recent ice age.
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Congo seeks to draw tourists to troubled, resource-rich east

Rich in minerals but troubled by unrest for two decades, Congo’s east is an unlikely holiday destination, but agents in the region are promoting it’s unique rainforests and endangered species of wildlife as a must see for tourists.
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Sun’s activity captured in stunning time-lapse video

(IVO)- A twisting solar flare erupting into space……just one of many captivating images taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory during its five years in space.

To mark the milestone, NASA has released a veritable ‘greatest hits package’ of the sun’s activity.
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