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Oil spills can cause heart attacks in dolphins, turtles

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 23:34

Scientists have in a study drawn attention to the previously under-appreciated risks to marine animals from crude oil exposure, and said oil spills can cause cardiac arrest and sudden death of dolphins, turtles and tunas.

2013 another unusually warm year across globe: NASA

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 09:22

Last year was among a handful of the warmest on record since 1880, according to US government figures out Tuesday that provide more evidence that the planet is heating up.

NASA releases pic of Earth taken on New Year`s day

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 17:34

NASA has released an image of the planet Earth taken on New Year`s day by the GOES satellite

New space weather model to improve solar storm warning system

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:19

A University of Michigan space weather model has been chosen to predict magnetic disturbances due to space weather.

World experiences hottest November in 134 years: NOAA

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 09:31

The month of November was the hottest experienced on Earth since record-keeping began in 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday.

US northeast sea surface records highest temperature in 150 years

Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 13:22

Sea surface temperatures in the Northeast Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem during 2012 were the highest recorded in 150 years, it has been revealed.

April solar flare may create disruptions in communications

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 12:14

The Sun emitted a mid-level flare on the morning of April 11, 2013, it has been revealed.

September matched hottest month on record

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 13:20

The world last month matched a record for the hottest September, and some scientists point to global warming as a cause.

Massive sunspot could create solar flares directed toward Earth

Last Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 19:34

Scientists say the largest sunspot seen in years has appeared on the surface of the sun, and it could generate solar flares whose effects are visible on Earth.

March was hot in US, not so elsewhere in world

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 09:55

While the United States baked to its hottest March by far, the rest of the world took a break last month from ever increasing temperatures.

A strong backhand slap from end of solar storm

Last Updated: Saturday, March 10, 2012, 12:13

The solar storm that seemed to be more fizzle than fury got much stronger early Friday before fading again.

Solar storm gains strength

Last Updated: Saturday, March 10, 2012, 08:46

A magnetic storm that is being felt on Earth due to a huge solar flare on the Sun has now intensified to G3 (strong), the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said.