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From India, Proof That a Trip to Mars Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank – NYTimes.com

February 18, 2014 – India Outsourced to Mars:  From India, Proof That a Trip to Mars Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank – NYTimes.com.  Pictured above, the Mangalyaan Mars Orbiter Spacecraft mounted atop a rocket at the Satish Dhawan Space … Continue reading

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Natural Energy in the Philippines Crippled by Nature.

November 22, 2013 – Font of Natural Energy in the Philippines, Crippled by Nature: Clouds of steam surge from fissures in the earth along the beds of mountain streams here that splash down slopes carpeted with coconut palm forests, hints … Continue reading

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Pictures of Typhoon Haiyan’s Wrath.

November 18, 2013 – Pictures of Typhoon Haiyan’s Wrath: While hard-hit urban areas in the Philippines are finally getting adequate supplies to stave off hunger and thirst, the region’s rural hinterland has been largely left to fend for itself in … Continue reading

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Distress Grows for Philippine Typhoon Victims Who Can’t Get Aid, or Get Out.

November 14, 2013 – Distress Grows for Philippine Typhoon Victims Who Can’t Get Aid, or Get Out: Pictured above, residents waiting inside a damaged airport to get to a government plane out of Tacloban City. Increasingly desperate survivors of Typhoon … Continue reading

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Major 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes the Central Philippines – Killing at Least 144 People.

October 15, 2013 – Major Earthquake Strikes Central Philippines: Update Oct-17-2013 –  The death toll from the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that hit the Philippines has risen to at least 144, with the number of people affected by the temblor topping 3 … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Usagi Heads for Taiwan and Hong Kong.

September 21, 2013 – Hong Kong Braces for Super Typhoon Usagi: The Storm Is Packing Maximum Sustained Winds of 121 Miles an Hour. Pictured above, an infrared (IR) satellite image taken early Saturday Hong Kong time showed Super Typhoon Usagi … Continue reading

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Five Climbers KIlled and More Trapped After the Mayon Volcano Erupts in the Philippines.

May 8, 2013 – Five climbers killed and more trapped after volcano Mayon erupts in Philippines: One of the Philippines‘ most active volcanoes spewed huge rocks and ash after daybreak on Tuesday, killing at least five climbers and trapping more … Continue reading

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40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region.

February 3, 2013 – 40 Years of Global Earthquakes by Region: The chart above reflects global earthquakes, greater than or equal to 7.0 magnitude, by five regions of the world over the last 40 years. The SW (south-west) Pacific was the … Continue reading

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