Salmon in River

Melting Glaciers Make More Salmon Rivers

Glaciers in the Pacific Northwest of USA and Canada are melting and turning into streams of flowing fresh water. Scientists from the University of Birmingham have studied some of these new rivers and found salmon had colonised them when migrating from the ocean into rivers in order to spawn. These scientists have joined with Kara […]

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Coral Atoll Tuvalu

Tuvalu Islands Growing, Not Sinking

Tuvalu islands are growing, not sinking, according to reports in, PhysOrg 9 February 2018, and Science Alerts 15 February 2018, and Nature Communications doi:10.1038/s41467-018-02954-1, 9 February 2018. Tuvalu is one of many small Pacific Island nations that have been predicted to be swallowed up by rising sea levels caused by man-made global warming.  A team […]

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Rising Sea Level Surprise

Rising sea level surprise, according to a report in ABC (Australia) News in Science 3 June 2010 and Global and Planetary Change online 21 May 2010. Arthur P. Webb of Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission, Fiji and Paul Kench of School of Environment, The University of Auckland, New Zealand have studied aerial photos of 27 […]

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Greenland Map Update

Greenland map update. In Evidence News 21 September 2011 we reported on The Times Comprehensive Atlas 13th Edition that grossly exaggerated the amount of ice lost from the Greenland ice sheet. See our report: Fudged New World Atlas here. Harper Collins, who published the atlas, have issued a “clarification” which includes the following statements: “On […]

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Mexico Carribean

Instant Himalayas in Dinosaur Crater

Instant Himalayas in dinosaur crater, according to reports in BBC News, Science News 17 November 2016, Science Perspectives 18 November, and Science vol. 354, pp. 878-882 doi: 10.1126/science.aah6561, 18 November 2016. Scientists have drilled into a part of the Chicxulub crater in Mexico to find clues into the formation of peak rings impact craters. Peak […]

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Kaikora Coast

Earthquake Lifts NZ Coast

Earthquake lifts NZ coast by metres, according to report in Geonet NZ 21 November 2016. Geologists have surveyed the coastline near the site of the Kaikoura Earthquake in New Zealand. They mapped the coastline from Conway River to Cape Campbell and took measurements of coastal uplift and report: “Our records measured the tide gauge at […]

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New Islands Found

657 new islands found, according to an article in ScienceDaily 20 April 2011. Researchers from Duke University and Meredith College have carried out a global survey of coastline and identified a total of 2,149 barrier islands worldwide using satellite images, topographical maps and navigational charts. A previous survey in 2001 had identified 1,492 such islands. […]

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