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Megaquake Aftershocks Pose Lasting Danger

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August 22, 2013
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Scientists are warning residents of Vancouver and other cities in earthquake zones to take heed of new evidence that megaquake aftershocks can pose a danger for years, even hundreds of kilometres from the epicentre of the original earthquake.


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7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Alaska's Aleutian Islands

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Newsy (Aug. 31, 2013) — While several aftershocks followed the large earthquake, a tsunami is not expected.
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Climate: Mexico Reforestation and Water Protection

Climate: Mexico Reforestation and Water Protection

Deutsche Welle (Dec. 3, 2012) — In the province of Chiapas in Mexico, climate change is bitter reality. Droughts are lasting longer, and rainy seasons getting shorter. But when the rains do come, they can be so heavy that they cause flooding or mudslides that bury entire villages. People on site have to protect themselves. And as farmers, they also have to adapt to climate change. The Nature Conservancy organization is active in the area, promoting long-term measures.
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Household Flame Retardants Potentially Ineffective, Dangerous

Household Flame Retardants Potentially Ineffective, Dangerous

CBC (Nov. 28, 2012) — Some chemical flame retardants used in home furnishings may not help in a house fire, and can pose health hazards, a CBC investigation has found.
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University Aims to Build 'Vanishing' Electronics

University Aims to Build 'Vanishing' Electronics

AP (July 16, 2013) — They are called 'transient electronics.' Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are studying how to make devices, like cellphones, disappear or dissolve so they don't pose a threat to the environment.
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