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Metro   14 April 2021   UK   Jurassic Coast  
<p>A major landslide has seen 4,000 tonnes of rock plunge down onto a beach on the Jurassic Coast. Rubble has completely blocked a section of the beach after the 430ft sandstone cliff gave way on Monday night causing boulders the size of cars to plummet near ...
Indian Times   10 April 2021   World  
<p>Earth is a planet in constant change and, yet, some parts of the planet have remained the same for thousands of years. Beauty aside, every part of nature can be a puzzle sometimes and pretty challenging to people. On that note, here are some of the finest ...
Voa news   01 April 2021   Japan   Kyoto  
<p>TOKYO - The famous pink cherry blossoms of Kyoto reached full bloom this year on March 26, the earliest date in the 12 centuries since records began, according to a Japanese university.<br />The earlier flowering indicates climate change, said Yasuyuki ...
<p>TERRATEC celebrated on the completion of the Orange Line metro project in Bangkok, Thailand, with the final breakthrough of the Eastbound tunnel on Contract E3.<br />Earlier in March, TERRATEC joined workers and officials in celebrating the completion of ...
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Global Construction Review   30 March 2021   China   Shanghai  
<p>The Taihu tunnel, China&rsquo;s longest and widest underwater highway, will open to traffic before the end of the year, according to Third Harbour Engineering, the contractor building it.<br />The tunnel will stretch for almost 11km under Lake Taihu, China&rsquo;s ...
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New Civil Engineer   29 March 2021   Germany, Denmark  
<p>Ground investigation work for the &euro;7.1bn (&pound;6bn) Fehmarnbelt Tunnel between Denmark and Germany has been completed, according to contractor Fugro.<br />The 18km immersed tube tunnel, which will be the longest in the world when complete, will link ...
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The Guardian   26 March 2021   Australia   New South Wales  
<p>The number of New South Wales residents forced from their homes by flooding is &ldquo;trickling down&rdquo; with fewer than 9,000 still unable to return, as rivers across the state recede and the sun comes out.<br />The SES has started assessing damage ...
livescience   23 March 2021   Iceland  
<p>After a 900-year nap, a volcano in Iceland erupted Friday (March 19), spewing tendrils of molten lava down its flanks and bathing the cloudy night sky in an ominous orange-red. <br />Gorgeous and fiery photos show the Fagradalsfjall volcano, located about ...
LIGEFATE   21 March 2021   Switzerland   Swiss Alps  
<p>In 1674, residents of Fiesch, a village in the Swiss canton of Valais at the feet of the Greater Aletsch Glacier &ndash; the largest in the European Alps &ndash; established a Catholic ritual to ask the heavens to stop this and the nearby Fiescher Glacier ...
gCaptain   18 March 2021   Norway  
<p>Norway has given the green light to begin preparations for the construction on what is expected to become the world&rsquo;s first ship tunnel.<br />The Stad Ship Tunnel will cut through the Norway&rsquo;s Stad peninsula allowing ships up to 25.5 meters ...
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