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Quake Moved Japan coast  by 8 feet: USGS

Quake Moved Japan coast by 8 feet: USGS

Japan’s recent massive earthquake, one of the largest ever recorded, appears to have moved the island by about eight feet (2.4 meters), the US Geological Survey said, and earth axis moves ten inches.

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Dredging in South Padre Island, Texas, Leaves Pile of Clay Behind

Dredging in South Padre Island, Texas, Leaves Pile of Clay Behind

When you first arrive at Isla Blanca Beach Park, some might think they are looking at some messy construction going on.

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Model Shows Intense Wave Power of Tsunami

Model Shows Intense Wave Power of Tsunami

A video model created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows, the extraordinary power of the tsunami that struck the coast of Japan, and propagation of waves more than a hundred miles long spreading throughout the Pacific basin.

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Norway Rejected Oil Drilling in Ecologically Sensitive Waters

Norway Rejected Oil Drilling in Ecologically Sensitive Waters

Norway on Friday rejected oil drilling in ecologically sensitive waters just above the Arctic circle, partly because of worries over a disaster like the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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Marine Spill Prevention Policies in Spain Analyzed

Marine Spill Prevention Policies in Spain Analyzed

The study analyzes the actions adopted by a dozen countries after suffering disasters similar to that of the Prestige, the oil tanker which sank off the coast of Galicia, provoking a spill of fuel-oil which turned out to be one of the biggest ecological disasters in the history of Spain.

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Japan: Tsunami Filmed By Amateurs

Japan: Tsunami Filmed By Amateurs

Two days later, Japanese TV stations are receiving horrifying footage of the tsunami, filmed by amateurs.

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Toxin Found in Fishes That Clogged US Marina

Toxin Found in Fishes That Clogged US Marina

High levels of domoic acid were found in the sardines, which may have distressed them off the Los Angeles coastline and caused them to swim into the Redondo Beach marina.

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Japan earthquake and tsunami: How to help

Japan earthquake and tsunami: How to help

Listed are organizations that are working on relief and recovery in the region.

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