Deutsche Welle (Sep. 17, 2013) There are around 20 million active surfers worldwide all chasing the same thing: the perfect wave. The problem is that, as a natural phenomenon, the perfect wave is pretty hard to come by.
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Reuters (Dec. 24, 2012) Washing clothes in a ground breaking substance could blast away pollution, according to a British scientist who's developed a substance to neutralize harmful gases. ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Apr. 1, 2015) Images from the International Space Station show a massive typhoon forming as the Philippines warns residents to be ready for super typhoon "Maysak." Display (no reporter narration).
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AP (Sep. 30, 2013) Tens of thousands of people were evacuated as Typhoon Wutip battered the Vietnamese coastline downing trees and causing flash floods. Wutip is the strongest typhoon to hit Vietnam this season. (Sept. ... watch video
Reuters (Nov. 25, 2013) British scientists have created a molecule they say could greatly improve the effectiveness of sun-screens and reduce the incidence of skin cancer. Whereas most sun-screens protect against exposure ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Mar. 17, 2015) Hundreds of sea lions are washing up along the Southern California coast, alarming marine biologists and animal rescue workers. Yiming Woo reports.
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AP (July 21, 2016) It could take a decade or more to clean up toxic industrial wastes and raw sewage on New York Citys Gowanus Canal. But for now people seem willing to overlook some of the worst of old Brooklyn to be ... watch video
Sep. 29, 2016 Wind turbines are known to kill large birds, such as golden eagles, that live nearby. Now there is evidence that birds from up to hundreds of miles away make up a significant portion of the raptors ... read more
Sep. 29, 2016 Keen gardeners stocking their domestic ponds with exotic or wild aquatic species could be inadvertently fueling the rapid spread of the lethally infectious frog disease ranavirus in England, ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Solar panels are proliferating across the globe to help reduce the world's dependency on fossil fuels. But conventional panels are not without environmental costs, too. Now scientists report a new ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Forget the view of the Arctic as an icy desert devoid of life. The Arctic summer is buzzing with insects -- and here as everywhere else, plants rely on them for pollination. ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 A new study of lead pollution in the North Atlantic provides strong evidence that leaded petrol emissions have declined over the past few decades. For the first time in around 40 years, scientists ... read more
Aug. 6, 2015 The surf beat from storm waves during Typhoon Haiyan locally generated destructive tsunami-like waves in a town protected by a coral reef. Though reefs protect towns from waves during moderate ... read more
June 10, 2015 When Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines in 2013, thousands of people were killed, in part because they didn't know it was coming or didn't know how to protect themselves. Would an ... read more
Apr. 2, 2015 The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite delivered a remarkable image of Super Typhoon Maysak on March 31. TRMM obtained an image straight over the top of a super typhoon with a double ... read more
Nov. 8, 2013 Super-Typhoon Haiyan was lashing the central and southern Philippines on Nov. 7 bringing maximum sustained winds of a Category 5 hurricane. The U.S. National Hurricane Center website indicates that a ... read more