A strong earthquake rattled the United States East Coast, sending tremors as far as Canada, shaking Washington and scaring thousands of office workers who fled onto the streets.
The first complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica will help scientists to track future sea-level increases, according to the team behind the project.
Wind farms have come out on top in the latest round of power auctions organized by Brazil’s government. Slowly letting go of government protection to compete head-to-head with historically cheaper fossil fuel energy, the wind power sector indicated its potential strength.
South American grain and oilseed production may be in jeopardy from the formation of a La Niña weather pattern, which might curb rainfall in parts of Brazil and Argentina, Oil World said.
Argentina contributes for the destruction of the species Southern Blue Whiting in the South West Atlantic claim Falkland Islands Fisheries Department scientists and fishing company executives.
Almost 300.000 sheep and 9.200 cattle are exposed to serious life risk following heavy snow storms which covered the Magallanes Region in the extreme south of Chile with a white blanket anywhere between 70 and 150 centimetres thick.
The tsunami caused by the 11 March Tohoku earthquake in Japan crossed the Pacific and broke off large chunks of ice from Antarctica, a study has shown.
Danish wind turbine maker Vestas is to establish its first assembly plant in Brazil and expects it to be operational in the fourth quarter.
An invasive Asian mollusc, Rapana Venosa, is rapidly expanding along the Argentine coastline threatening local ecosystems and fishing activities according to Argentine marine biologists from the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research, Conicet.
Horatio Chapple, 17, an aspiring UK medical student, who was killed last week when a polar bear rampaged into the tent in which he and his friends were sleeping on a glacier in Svalbard, Norway, is Gibraltar’s former Governor Sir John Chapple’s grandson.