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The New York Times   16 January 2021   Argentina   Sulawesi island  
<p>A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the western coast of Sulawesi island in Indonesia early Friday, killing at least 46 people, destroying houses, flattening a hospital and setting off landslides, disaster officials said.<br />Rescuers were searching for ...
Yahoo News   12 January 2021   Indonesia   West Java province  
<p><br />Rescuers are searching for 26 people still missing after two landslides hit a village in Indonesia&rsquo;s West Java province over the weekend.<br />At least 13 people were killed and 29 others injured in the landslides that were triggered by heavy ...
The Engineer   12 January 2021   England  
<p>Network Rail is making the final preparations for the installation of an 11,000-tonne pre-constructed concrete tunnel on the East Coast Main Line.</p> <p>Built on-site over the past nine months, the 155m concrete box will be slid under existing rail infrastructure ...
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Express   01 January 2021   Russia   Siberia  
<p>The superbly-preserved Ice Age woolly rhino was uncovered with many of its internal organs still intact. The precious carcass was recovered from permafrost in Russia's extreme northern region.<br />Russian state media reported how the holly rhino was revealed ...
npr   29 December 2020   Croatia   Zagreb  
<p>A powerful earthquake sent shockwaves through Croatia on Tuesday, causing major damage to a town south of the country's capital, Zagreb, and killing at least six, according to news reports quoting officials and residents.<br />The earthquake, with a magnitude ...
livescience   27 December 2020   World  
<p>This year, scientists uncovered some of the Earth's most well-kept secrets. They found hidden rivers, chunks of lost continents and remnants of ancient rainforests, and they delved into the planet's ancient history using cutting-edge technologies. Who knows ...
Volcano Discovery   23 December 2020   Greece   Nafpaktos  
<p>A magnitude 5.3 earthquake near Nafpaktos, Aitoloakarnania, West Greece, Greece, was reported only 8 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. ...
Smithsonian   22 December 2020   World  
<p>There&rsquo;s never been a better time to be a dinosaur fan. Even in a year where fossil explorations have been curtailed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, paleontologists have dug deep to describe dozens of new species and unlock new secrets about our ...
<p>CEBU CITY &ndash; Four miners were confirmed dead while six others have remained missing following a landslide at the mining site of the Carmen Copper Corp. (CCC) in Toledo City in midwestern Cebu Monday afternoon.<br />Local authorities here have searched ...
Open Access Government   16 December 2020   World  
<p>Virginia Edgcomb from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution discusses deep ocean drilling, a process that reveals earth history, geological processes and a deep biosphere<br />The marine deep subsurface includes sedimentary and rocky horizons both tightly ...