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Huge Hole in Earth's 'Detergent' Layer Found Over Pacific

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Tyre Pyrolysis

kleanindustries.com - Market News   April 15, 2014 Huge Hole in Earth's 'Detergent' Layer Found Over Pacific   It turns out the hole in the now famous ozone layer above the South Pole isn't the only hole in the atmosphe...

Second Wind for China’s String of Pearls Strategy. Part 2

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journal-neo.org - Foreign scholars could not help but notice that by the implementation of a special policy of conducting anti-piracy campaigns around the Horn of Africa, Beijing began to show increased interest in ...

BBC News - Asian air pollution strengthens Pacific storms

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bbc.co.uk - Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is having far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests. Researchers have found that pollutants are stre...

Atlantic and Pacific Marine Forecast Areas

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opc.ncep.noaa.gov - To get a forecast, use your mouse and click on a marine area in the image above. (Larger image also available.)

Support Ocean Sanctuaries

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Greenpeace Oceans

greenpeace.org - Our oceans need your help against the destructive forces of overfishing, mining, drilling, pollution and climate change. A global network of ocean sanctuaries will breathe life back into our oceans...

Pollution discharge fees to rise dramatically | News | Eco-Business

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eco-business.com - To deal with worsening smog, Tianjin will raise pollution discharge fees drastically starting July 1. Under a new policy, discharge fees for four major water and air pollutants — sulfur dioxide (SO...

Christchurch documentary puts the spotlight on resilient cities | Videos | Eco-Business

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eco-business.com - The documentary film, Christchurch: Resilient City, was released recently at the Christchurch City Council in New Zealand, showing the various ways a community can rise from the rubble of a devasta...

Pentagon Debates Policy To Strengthen, Disperse Bases | Defense News

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Maya Kandel

defensenews.com - WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is looking at new ways to disperse its forces throughout the Asia-Pacific as military planners explore alternatives to the large US super bases in the region vulnerable to...

Man found guilty of corrupt “buy-back” deal to be sentenced on Apr 17 - Channel NewsAsia

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Asia Pacific News

channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: A bunkering executive found guilty of a corrupt "buy-back" deal will be sentenced on April 17. The accused, Pittis Stavros, was a chief engineer of the MV Sakura Princess, which was char...

SPC: Lack of Access to Data on Tuna Fishing in Pacific Frustrates Scientists

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Michael Crispino

pacificnewscenter.com - Written by Kevin Kerrigan Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:59 Guam - A meeting of over 20 stock assessment scientists from the Asia–Pacific region last week heard that the scientific assessment of tunas...

Asian air pollution linked to freak North American weather

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EricDisegno

ktvz.com - A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean. Researchers further speculate that this could be driving freak winter weather in North America....

Huge Hole in Earth’s ‘Detergent’ Layer Found Over Pacific

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climatecentral.org - It turns out the hole in the now famous ozone layer above the South Pole isn’t the only hole in the atmosphere. Researchers recently discovered, to their considerable surprise, that the atmosphere ...

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