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Snorkelling grandmothers uncover large population of venomous sea snakes in Noumea

Womens photography of greater sea snake, once believed to be an anomaly in the Baie des Citrons, help scientists understand the ecosystem A group of snorkelling grandmothers who swim up to 3km five days a week have uncovered a large population of venomous sea snakes in a bay in Noumea where scientists once believed they were rare. Dr Claire Goiran from the University of New Caledonia and Professor Rick Shine from Australias Macquarie University were studying a small harmless species known as the turtleheaded sea snake located in the Baie…

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Mount Agung: Bali airport closed as volcano alert raised to highest level

People within 10 km told to evacuate as explosive eruptions send ash 4,000 metres into atmosphere Indonesian authorities have raised the alarm for a Bali volcano to the highest level, closed the island’s airport and ordered people within 10 km( six miles) to evacuate. Mount Agung erupted on Saturday evening and three times early Sunday, illuminating its cone with an orange incandescence and sending ash 4,000 metres into the atmosphere. The national committee for disaster management said Bali’s international airport had closed for 24 hours and authorities would consider reopening…

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Mount Agung: Bali airport closed as volcano alert raised to highest level

People within 10 km told to evacuate as explosive eruptions send ash 4,000 metres into atmosphere Indonesian authorities have raised the alert for a Bali volcano to the highest level, shut the island’s airport and ordered people within 10 km( six miles) to evacuate. Mount Agung erupted on Saturday evening and three times early Sunday, lighting its cone with an orange glow and sending ash 4,000 metres into the atmosphere. The national board for disaster management said Bali’s international airfield had closed for 24 hours and authorities would consider reopening…

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Bali: travel warning issued as volcano threatens to erupt

Jetstar and Qantas say services to the popular tourist destination are going ahead but they are watching the situation closely Holiday plans are in limbo for thousands of Australians after the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade issued a new travel warning for Bali because of fears of a volcano eruption on the popular sightseer island. Indonesian authorities have raised the alert degree for the Mount Agung volcano at the very highest category, meaning an eruption could be imminent. On Saturday, the Indonesian Department of Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics said…

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How talking to air conditioners could help prevent blackouts

An integrated vigor grid could monitor dominance shortfalls, predict request and answer accordingly, according to experts, although data will need to be shared For South Australia, it was a brutally sardonic one-two punch a explosion of the extreme hot status that are so much more likely because of climate change, and a dominance section linked to a simultaneous drop in jazz that hobbled the renewable energy organizations introduced to minimise global warming in the first place. On 8 February, South Australians had their air conditioners on full blast while sweltering…

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