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Seismologists say a strong earthquake has struck off the northeastern coast of Japan's main Honshu island, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.
A judge has dismissed an appeal to suspend involuntary manslaughter charges against four Chilean government officials accused of failing to issue a tsunami alert after a 8.8-magnitude earthquake in 2010.
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Researchers have shown that, by using global positioning systems to measure ground deformation caused by a large underwater earthquake, they can provide accurate warning of the resulting tsunami in just a few minutes after the earthquake onset.
The notion of sustainable development and the more general concept of sustainability have become quite the rage today.
With the season about to end on May 31, I drove five hours north to Eastport, Maine, this week to learn more about the fishery for elvers, which have been making headlines since last year when prices reached more than $2,000 a pound.
Photography: David Kaufman's Early Sunday Morning photography exhibit simultaneously celebrates the heritage of Toronto's architecture, while pleading for its preservation, in the face of gentrification and condo development.
A Japanese delegation of health and government officials toured Gundersen Health System Wednesday.
Japan's economy expanded the most in a year last quarter as consumer spending and export gains outweighed the weakest business investment since the wake of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Economic losses from disasters since 2000 are in the range of $2.5 trillion, a figure at least 50 percent higher than previous international estimates, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday.
A previous article examined myriad ways in which high-accuracy wireless location is proving to be an essential tool for law enforcement in the fight against crime and terrorism.
Passed in 2007, Illinois' renewable portfolio standard requires 25% of the state's power to come from renewable sources by 2025.
Times are tough. Do the numbers: Chief executive officers of the country's biggest companies experienced pay increases of a minuscule 15 percent in 2012, compared with the 28 percent their pay rose in 2011.
One of the most distasteful aspects of the Christian cult is the almost breathless anticipation for the end of the world.