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March 15, 2017 9:11 PM Great Barrier Reef survival relies on halting warming, study warns

Australia's Great Barrier Reef can be saved only if urgent steps are taken to reduce global warming, new research has warned. Attempting to stop coral bleaching through any other method will not be sufficient, according to scientists. The research, published in the journal Nature, said bleaching events should no longer be studied individually, but as threats 28

March 15, 2017 6:29 PM The Great Barrier Reef is bleaching yet again, and scientists say only swift climate action can save it

Last year the Great Barrier Reef — the largest coral structure on Earth — saw unprecedented bleaching due to extremely warm ocean temperatures. In major parts of the remote northern sector of the reef, two-thirds of the corals ultimately died. This was the reef’s third and worst severe bleaching event — prior events occurred in 1998 and 2002. But now, scientists 69

March 15, 2017 6:00 PM Protecting coral reefs locally makes little difference against global warming

Global action is urgently needed to save coral reefs. Immediate international action is needed against global warming to secure a future for coral reefs, a new study has warned. Coming up with innovative, large-scale solutions to curb warming will be necessary, especially since local management of coral reel fisheries and water quality appear to offer 26

March 14, 2017 4:54 PM Union of Concerned Scientists

There is certainly reason for concern about the vulnerability of specific federal programs and line items to spending cuts. People who care about science and research, public health, innovation and clean energy, international diplomacy, extreme weather and climate change need to be vigilant in articulating the importance of these priorities to their 9

March 10, 2017 11:40 PM What the CIA WikiLeaks dump tells us: Encryption works

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, FBI Director James Comey speaks about the impact of technology on law enforcement, at Brookings Institution in Washington. If the tech industry is drawing one lesson from the latest WikiLeaks disclosures, it's that data-scrambling encryption works, and the industry should use more of it. On Wednesday 41

February 27, 2017 11:38 PM Answers on kidnappings in the Philippines

Islamic militants in the southern Philippines beheaded an elderly German yachtsman on Sunday after their ransom demands were not met, authorities said Monday. The murder of Jurgen Kantner was the latest attributed to the Abu Sayyaf, a kidnap-for-ransom gang that is believed to have earned millions of dollars through its grisly business since the 1990s. The Abu Sayyaf 26

February 18, 2017 9:41 AM Twin tragedies give survivor a new face

Rochester, Minn.: He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He had a new face, one that had belonged to another man. His father and his brother, joined by several doctors and nurses at Mayo Clinic, watched as he studied his swollen features. He was just starting 53

February 15, 2017 2:31 AM India Readies Record Satellite Launch As Space War Intensifies

India's space agency will attempt to send 104 satellites into orbit on Wednesday, the most in history as it looks to cement its position as the dominant destination for low-cost launches. The workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle will carry nanosatellites from seven countries when it takes off at 9:28 a.m. from Sriharikota, a tiny barrier island in southeastern 35

February 13, 2017 1:47 PM World Press Photo 2017: Russia envoy killing picture wins award

The winners of the World Press Photo 2017 contest, selected from more than 80,000 images, have been announced. Here are some of the winning photographs. An image of the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, has taken first prize in the 2017 World Press Photo awards. Taken on 19 December 2016 at an art gallery in Ankara by Associated 27

February 8, 2017 1:03 PM China tells U.S. to brush up on S. China Sea history

China sets great store on Mattis’ comments stressing diplomatic efforts in the South China Sea, as this is not only the position set by China and Southeast Asia but also the “correct choice” for countries outside the region, Wang said. China claims most of the South China Sea, while Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Brunei claim parts of the waters 16