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February 28, 2015
WATER WORLD
Isolated wetlands have significant impact on water quality
Bloomington IN (SPX) Feb 26, 2015
Geographically isolated wetlands play an outsized role in providing clean water and other environmental benefits even though they may lack the regulatory protections of other wetlands, according to an article by Indiana University researchers and colleagues. Given those benefits, the authors argue, decision-makers should assume that isolated wetlands are critical for protecting aquatic systems, and the burden of proof should be on those who argue on a case-by-case basis that individual wetlands ne ... read more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Climate panel's chief in the spotlight again
Rajendra Pachauri, industrial engineer-turned head of the UN's climate science panel and one-off sex novel author, is no stranger to accolades - nor to controversy. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Indian city bans gatherings over swine flu outbreak
An Indian city has banned public gatherings to contain the spread of deadly swine flu after thousands were infected with the virus, officials said Tuesday. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

China protests after India PM visits frontier region
China has expressed "strong dissatisfaction and staunch opposition" after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited a frontier area controlled by New Delhi but claimed by Beijing, state media reported. ... more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

UN climate chief to miss key meet after sex harassment case
A top United Nations climate change official has pulled out of a key meeting in Kenya next week as Indian police investigate a sexual harassment complaint against him, officials have said. ... more


MILPLEX

Modi vows to end India status as top defence importer
Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed Wednesday to end India's status as the world's number one defence importer, saying he wanted 70 percent of hardware to be manufactured domestically by the turn of the decade. ... more
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NUKEWARS

India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable Missile
India has successfully test-flown a nuclear-capable, surface-to-surface missile from a test range in the eastern state of Odisha. The Prithvi-II missile was launched Thursday by personnel of t ... more
FLOATING STEEL

India to build stealth frigates, nuclear subs
The Indian government has reportedly given the nod for construction in the country of seven stealth frigates and a half-dozen nuclear-powered submarines. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Rise of the Machines: video gamers beware

Russian jets to hold drills over Barents sea

Fighting IS not a priority for Turkey: US spy chief

Kerry to meet Russian, Iranian FMs next week

MUOS - a Vital Next Step for Narrowband Satellite Communications

In muddy fields,Spain's International Brigades live on

US spy chief predicts spring attack on Ukraine port

MILPLEX

India's Kalyani group announces Israel defence venture
India's Kalyani industrial group announced on Thursday a "substantial" joint venture with Israel to make missiles and other weapons, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi eased rules on foreign ownership in defence. ... more
UAV NEWS

IAI, Alpha Design Technologies in UAV deal for India
The production and marketing in India of mini-unmanned aerial vehicles is to be undertaken by Israel Aerospace Industries and Alpha Design Technologies. ... more
ENERGY NEWS

India's Modi says energy pledge not based on foreign pressure
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday his commitment to ramping up India's renewable energy supplies is not aimed at "impressing the world" following international pressure to cut greenhouse gas emissions. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

US Names Russian Nuclear Power Plants for India, Iran Best Projects of 2014
The Russian-backed Iranian nuclear power station Bushehr and the Kudankulam Indian nuclear power plant projects were named projects of the year 2014 by the US Power Engineering magazine in the "Nucl ... more
WIND DAILY

Wind energy: TUV Rheinland supervises Senvion sale
TUV Rheinland provided American investor Centerbridge Partners LP important consultancy support and technical due diligence prior to its purchase of German wind-energy facilities manufacturer Senvio ... more
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Life Might Thrive a Dozen Miles Beneath Earth's Surface

Earth's Moon May Not Be Critical to Life

Planets Can Alter Each Other's Climates over Eons

The Cosmic Chemistry That Gave Rise to Water

Calling on satellites in alpine rescues

IPCC sea-level rise scenarios not fit for purpose for high-risk coastal areas

How does the human brain tackle problems it did not evolve to solve?

TECH SPACE

India overtakes China to become top global gold consumer
China lost its place to India as the world's biggest gold consumer in 2014, sector data showed Thursday, hit by collapsing jewellery demand after one year in the top spot. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Novel high-power microwave generator
High-power microwaves are frequently used in civil applications, such as radar and communication systems, heating and current drive of plasmas in fusion devices, and acceleration in high-energy line ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Sri Lanka's new leaders seek $4.0 bln IMF bail-out
Sri Lanka's new government will seek to borrow more than $4.0 billion from the IMF and other international lenders as it "restructures" expensive Chinese debt, the finance minister said Thursday. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Swiss tourist dies of swine flu in India as toll mounts
A Swiss tourist died Thursday of swine flu while visiting India, a local health official said, as the country grapples with an outbreak that has killed more than 400 people since the start of 2015. ... more
AEROSPACE

Missing Planes: UK's Inmarsat Says Live Flight Tracking Ready "In Weeks"
London-based communications company Inmarsat says live flight-tracking - that could have established the whereabouts of flight MH370 which disappeared in the Indian Ocean - could be ready within wee ... more

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SUPERPOWERS

China denounces interference after Obama welcomes Dalai Lama
China is opposed to foreign countries receiving the Dalai Lama, a government spokesman said Friday, the day after US President Barack Obama held a symbolic first public encounter with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader. ... more
GPS NEWS

India Interested in Russia's Glonass Satellite Navigation System
Indian partners have expressed interest in Russia's Glonass satellite navigation systems, a spokesperson for Glonass Union said Thursday. "At the moment, India is actively developing the marke ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Wrench thrown in British shale gas gears

Fukushima operator concealed radioactive leak for nearly a year

Moving molecule writes letters

'Ecosystem services' help assess ocean energy development

Lithium from the coal in China

New research predicts when, how materials will act

Watching bonds form using femtosecond X-ray liquidography

SOLAR DAILY

Chances of saving with solar energy greater for Indiana farms than homes

SUPERPOWERS

Sri Lanka backtracks on Chinese port after opposition protest

FLORA AND FAUNA

Tiger nations to set up anti-poaching network

CAR TECH

Uber to launch 'panic button' for users in India

SUPERPOWERS

Obama hails Dalai Lama as 'good friend'

SUPERPOWERS

Sri Lanka approves Chinese port project

DEMOCRACY

New Sri Lanka president renews troop deployment orders

ENERGY NEWS

Climate summit hosts press India on emissions

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Russia and US Go Toe-To-Toe for India's Nuclear Industry

CLIMATE SCIENCE

Tens of thousands 'going hungry in drought-hit Madagascar'

Biologists partner bacterium with nitrogen gas to make cleaner bioethanol

India tests long-range missile from mobile launcher

Minister says India 'walking the talk' on climate change

Ecuador probes string of Indian helicopter mishaps

Calls for louder global "voice" as China, India, Russia meet

Pakistan test-fires nuclear-capable cruise missile

Indian PM Modi to visit China in May: foreign minister

China opposes Dalai Lama meeting foreign leaders 'in any form'

China demand threatens tiger protection: experts

Sri Lanka says military 'sabotaging' post-war reconciliation

Litchi fruit suspected in mystery illness in India

'Tiger heavyweight' Nepal hosts anti-poaching summit

Westinghouse Accompanies Historic US Delegation To India

Obama wraps India visit with pleas on religion, climate

'No chance' of beating climate change without India: Obama

China media vows punishment for dissenting Tibetan officials

Madagascar storm death toll climbs to 68

Pakistan opposes new India-US nuclear deal

India sends foreign minister to China after Obama visit

Indigenous Peruvians occupy oil wells

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