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February 26, 2015
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 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

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

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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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


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
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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

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
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China trumpets Xi's 'Four Comprehensives' theory

Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia

Russia could target Moldova: NATO commander

Navy flight tests Trident II ballistic missiles

Raytheon, UAE to intergrate Talon rockets onto ground vehicles

Boeing and Raytheon bid for Saudi command-and-control deal

Turkey drives hard bargain over crucial missile deal


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

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

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
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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

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
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Regulating genome-edited crops that aren't GMOs

Felling of tropical trees has soared, satellite shows, not slowed

The future is looking less cloudy

World's protected natural areas receive 8 billion visits a year

Massive amounts of Saharan dust fertilize the Amazon rainforest

More than 100 dead in Afghanistan avalanches: officials

Potential first direct observation of CO2 effect at the Earth's surface


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

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

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

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

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

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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

Chances of saving with solar energy greater for Indiana farms than homes
The probability of saving money by using solar energy rather than standard grid electricity is 92 percent for Indiana farm businesses and about 50 percent for homes, Purdue University energy economi ... more
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Making treatment of oil and gas wastewater simpler, cheaper

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Magnetic nanoparticles enhance performance of solar cells

Warming up the world of superconductors


Sri Lanka backtracks on Chinese port after opposition protest


Tiger nations to set up anti-poaching network


Uber to launch 'panic button' for users in India


Obama hails Dalai Lama as 'good friend'


Sri Lanka approves Chinese port project


New Sri Lanka president renews troop deployment orders


Climate summit hosts press India on emissions


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


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

Obama, Modi break nuclear impasse, hail new 'friendship'

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