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In 2011, Syria's population was 22.4M. Today, more than half are dead, displaced, or exiled. http://t.co/t9Umqs1meF
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University of California, Berkeley, seismologists have produced for the first time a sharp, three-dimensional scan of Earth's interior that conclusively connects plumes of hot rock rising through the mantle with surface hotspots that generate volcanic island chains like Hawaii, Samoa and Iceland.
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Most people in England could not get work without motorised modes of transport, according to new research by the University of Leeds.
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New satellite data reveals a rapid loss of tropical forests in Cambodia, parts of west Africa and Madagascar, and the Gran Chaco region of South America, analysts said Wednesday.
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Making hay while the sun shines, as my daddy might say....
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After seven years of failing to match his action to his rhetoric, Obama seems to have finally hit his stride in Alaska. Monday night’s speech in Anchorage will send chills down your spine, even as you fret about the melting Arctic: The New York Times said Obama’s words “bordered on...
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Economic oil war against Venezuela, Russia, and OPEC.  We seem to be "winning"
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This is the blog of a boat that's been sailing through the Northwest Passages this year...they are technically through the Passages today from what I heard from someone who's tracking them closer than I am.   Australian family with kids.  Definitely not your run-of-the-mill family experience.
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Wow. And if they're at 69 56N 131 13W, they've got the whole of Alaska to go to get to Nome. They better hurry.
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Billy Ó Foghlú, from The Australian National University (ANU), has found evidence that the artifact may have been a mouthpiece from an iron-age horn and not a spear-butt as previously thought.
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Researchers at Durham University concluded that the identification of the remains as the Dunbar prisoners was "the only plausible explanation" when scientific data was analysed alongside historical information.
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