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Underwater Noise Is Killing Whales, But We Can Make The Oceans Quieter

The new documentary Sonic Sea explores how all the machinery we’re putting into the ocean is disrupting the fragile underwater audio ecosystem.<p>One morning, on a beach in the Bahamas, whale researcher Ken Balcomb discovered a stranded whale. With the help of assistants, he tried to push it out into …

Atlantic Ocean

New picture emerges on human settlement of Madagascar

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION (OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS)—More than 4,000 years ago, a proto-globalization process started in the Indian Ocean, one …

Anthropology

Stephen Hawking says pollution and 'stupidity' still biggest threats to mankind

Professor Stephen Hawking says he believes pollution and human “stupidity” remain the biggest threats to mankind, while also expressing his concerns …

World History

A new exposé of Mother Teresa shows that she—and the Vatican—were even worse than we thought

First Christopher Hitchens took her down, then we learned that her faith wasn’t as strong as we thought, and now a new study from the Université de …

Large-scale motion detected near San Andreas Fault System

HONOLULU, June 20 (UPI) -- Analysis of GPS data has revealed new areas of motion around the San Andreas Fault System.<p>Using data collected by the …

Farming is 'single biggest cause' of worst air pollution in Europe

Nitrogen compounds from fertilisers and animal waste drifting over industrial regions is combining to form fine particulate pollution, report finds<p>Farming is the biggest single cause of the worst air pollution in Europe, a new study has found, as nitrogen compounds from fertilisers and animal waste …

The voice of atheism since 1881 » Allah approves of rape says Egyptian university professor

<b>An Islamic professor from the renowned Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, has claimed that, in certain circumstances, Allah permits Muslim men to</b> …

ISIS Terrorists Are Now Fighting Alongside Saudi Forces in Yemen | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>According to a report from the Yemeni media network “Al-Jabhah News”, the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) has been fighting alongside the</i> …