Daily Archives: August 4, 2010

Avatar Water Cycle Song

An video made that uses Japanese animation clips to illustrate the hydrological cycle.

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Pakistan warns of further floods

Pakistan has issued new flood warnings, as heavy rains are expected to inflict more misery on areas where at least 1,500 people have already been killed and 980,000 more have lost their homes. The latest downpour on Tuesday threatened to overwhelm a dam in the … Continue reading

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Niger children condemned to hunger

In the current food crisis gripping the West African state of Niger, 900,000 children are at risk of malnutrition.  The UN’s World Food Programme is working with local charities, but even then they fear that tens of thousands will end … Continue reading

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Flashfloods,downpours, landslides a nationwide threat

Run-off water from hillside forests sent flash floodwaters pouring down on more than 70 houses in Mae Hong Son’s Pai district yesterday morning. There were no reports of casualties as the affected families received quick emergency response. Pai district chief … Continue reading

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