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US Will Crush Nearly 6 Tons of Ivory on Nov 14 [Video] – Nature World News

About six tons of elephant ivory will be destroyed November 14, 2013, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced. The agency said that crushing tusks will send a strong message to poachers about America’s zero-tolerance policy towards illegal ivory trade. The items that will be destroyed range from whole tusks to small […]

Falling satellite causes no damage after re-entry – USA TODAY

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Typhoon prompts ‘fast’ by Philippines climate delegate – BBC News

Typhoon prompts ‘fast’ by Philippines climate delegate – BBC News

11 November 2013 Last updated at 08:35 ET By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, BBC News The Polish Environment Minister Marcin Korolec, who will preside over the two weeks of UN talks in Warsaw The head of the Philippines delegation at UN climate talks […]

Indian Mars mission hit by snag – BBC News

Indian Mars mission hit by snag – BBC News

11 November 2013 Last updated at 08:22 ET By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News website India’s mission to Mars has hit a snag, after a planned engine burn failed to raise the spacecraft’s orbit around Earth by the intended amount. The […]

Ozone chemicals ban linked to global warming ‘pause’ – BBC News

Ozone chemicals ban linked to global warming ‘pause’ – BBC News

10 November 2013 Last updated at 13:49 ET By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, BBC News Even after the ban on CFCs the thinning of the ozone layer continued, although it is now recovering A new study suggests that the ban on ozone depleting […]

Heads Up! Satellite Set to Crash to Earth – Discovery News

Heads Up! Satellite Set to Crash to Earth – Discovery News

Fragments from a science satellite are likely to crash to Earth late Sunday or early Monday after the one-ton probe breaks up at the end of its mission, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Friday. In a statement, the agency said when and where the pieces would land was still unclear. Experts have previously […]

Climate tax, aid and fees off table – The Australian

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Found: A never-before-seen asteroid with six comet-like tails – Los Angeles Times

Found: A never-before-seen asteroid with six comet-like tails – Los Angeles Times

By Deborah Netburn November 7, 2013, 12:14 p.m. A bizarre, never-before-seen asteroid with six comet-like tails has been found in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, and scientists are shocked. “I’m trying not to use the word ‘freak,’” said David Jewitt of UCLA and lead author of a paper about […]

Report: Current Efforts to Slow Global Warming Not Sufficient – National Geographic

Report: Current Efforts to Slow Global Warming Not Sufficient – National Geographic

New dinosaur was T. rex’s ‘great uncle’ – Washington Post

Post Contributor Badge This commenter is a Washington Post contributor. Post contributors aren’t staff, but may write articles or columns. In some cases, contributors are sources or experts quoted in a story. More about badges | Request a badge New dinosaur was T. rex’s ‘great uncle’ – Washington Post