52 min ago | Matangi Tonga
Ten days of medical and civic assistance to Tonga that concludes on Friday, June 21, under the Pacific Partnership 2013 organized by the Pacific Fleet of the United States Navy, has involved personnel from over ten countries working together under the humanitarian assistance programme.
5 hrs ago | GretaWire
FORMER INVESTIGATORS OF THE TWA FLIGHT 800 CRASH OFF LONG ISLAND ARE CALLING ON THE NTSB TO RE-EXAMINE THE CASE * NTSB CONCLUDED FLIGHT 800 WAS DESTROYED BY A CENTER FUEL TANK EXPLOSION, LIKELY CAUSED BY A SPARK FROM A SHORT-CIRCUIT IN THE PLANE'S WIRING * ALL BUT TWO OF JAPAN'S 50 REACTORS HAVE BEEN SHUT DOWN SINCE THE MARCH 2011 EARTHQUAKE AND ... (more)
9 hrs ago | GretaWire
THE NSA'S CHIEF SAYS THE SURVEILLANCE PROGRAMS HAVE HELPED PREVENT MORE THAN 50 POTENTIAL TERROR ATTACKS SINCE 9/11 * THAT'S DESPITE A WH DIRECTIVE TO CANCEL DISCRETIONARY BONUSES BECAUSE OF AUTOMATIC SPENDING CUTS, ACCORDING TO THE GOP SEN * PRES OBAMA SAYS IT'S NO SURPRISE THERE'S FRICTION IN EARLY EFFORTS TO LAUNCH PEACE TALKS BETWEEN THE ... (more)
13 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Japan's nuclear watchdog formally approved a set of new safety requirements for atomic power plants on Wednesday, paving the way for the reopening of facilities shut down since the Fukushima disaster in a move critics charged was too hasty.
13 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
In this Saturday, July. 23, 2011 file photo, the No. 3 reactor, right, of the Ikata nuclear power plant, operated by Shikoku Electric Power Co., is seen in Ikata, western Japan.
16 hrs ago | International Business Times
The next supermoon will arrive in the sky on 22 and 23 June and has the potential to cause "massive damage" to Earth through tidal waves, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.
20 hrs ago | Matangi Tonga
Two new books in Tongan and English, that document the devastating Niuatoputapu tsunami of 2009 will help Tongans to be aware of the impact of earthquakes that can result in a tsunami, Tonga's Director of Education, Emily Moala-Pouvalu, said on June 18. "The knowledge and skills would help us with our understanding and confidence on how to learn to ... (more)
High levels of toxic strontium-90 have been found in groundwater at the devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, the utility that operates the facility said on Wednesday Strontium-90 is a by-product of the fission of uranium and plutonium in nuclear reactors as well as nuclear weapons, according to the website of the U.S. Environmental ... (more)
The operator of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is likely to scale back a robust slate of earthquake studies as it moves forward with retiring the coastal power plant.
New tsunami maps being reviewed in northwest Oregon show there's less high ground than previously thought if residents have to flee the most serious earthquake and tsunami projected.
On 12 June Japan's Nikkei index fell 6.25% to 12,445, it rallied a touch the next day, but that drop was sharp enough to send shock waves through the Japanese political establishment and to put chills into the heart of the global investment community.
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The Department of Environmental Conservation said the gift is from the Hokkaido Development Engineering Center and members of the International Association of Cold Region Development Studies.
Peter Mansbridge displayed warmth and humour at the Reader's Digest Lecture at Concordia's D.B. Clarke Theatre on May 31. Peter Mansbridge, CBC News' chief correspondent, recently celebrated 25 years as anchor of the broadcaster's nightly news program, The National.
Here's a link to the live web cam on the summit of near 13,800 foot Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii.