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An earthquake has been detected off the central Queensland coast

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 09:34:00 +0200dailytelegraph (en)

UPDATE 1.45PM : THE earthquake that hit off the Central Queensland coast on Friday morning was manually detected 200km east of Gladstone by a a Seismologist from Geoscience Australia . Marco Maldoni said the earthquake was too small for their systems to detect.

News Feature : Can the Pacific Islands be insured? [03/10/2019 - Australia]

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 05:33:00 +0200pina (en)

By Vijaya Ramachandran and Junaid Sadiq Masood The Pacific Islands are grappling with the effects of disasters and climate change, which have the potential to make entire countries inhospitable, posing significant development challenges. Small Pacific Islands countries have limited natural....

Fourfold rise in Australians visiting West Nusa Tenggara

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 16:46:00 +0200antaranews-en (en)

A graphic data of tourist arrivals in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). (ANTARA/ Nur Imansyah/ FA) The distance between Darwin and Lombok is shorter than Darwin and Melbourne or Darwin and other cities in Australia . People of Darwin would prefer to spend weekend in NTB rather than other Australian cities ....

Descubren cuál sería el origen de una peligrosa enfermedad en el noroeste del Pacífico

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 16:33:00 +0200boliviaentusmanos (es)

Durante décadas, los científicos no podían explicar cómo un hongo mortal, típico de climas tropicales, había llegado a la costa noroeste del Pacífico. El 27 de marzo de 1964, el sur de Alaska fue sacudido por un terremoto de magnitud 9,2, el más fuerte jamás registrado en América del Norte.

Tropical fungal outbreak in Pacific northwest sparked by tsunamis

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 13:59:00 +0200terradaily (en)

Tsunamis triggered by a major earthquake in Alaska in 1964 could explain how a deadly fungus colonized the coastal forests of British Columbia and Washington, and ultimately infected humans and animals, according to a new paper published this week in the journal mBio.

Omani Students

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 04:40:00 +0200omanobserver-om (en)

The number of Omani students opting to pursue higher studies abroad has witnessed steady rise in the recent past, according Muscat: Omani nationals studying in institutions in south-west Australia , which was hit by an earthquake earlier in the day, are Omani students studying in the US state of....

Did a 1964 Earthquake Bring a Dangerous Fungus to the Pacific Northwest?

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:49:00 +0200smithsonianmag (en)

A new study posits that tsunamis triggered by the Great Alaska Earthquake washed Cryptococcus gattii onto the shore On March 27, 1964, Alaska’s Prince William Sound region was hit by a 9.2-magnitude earthquake, the . Around 139 people died , largely due to the series of tsunamis that swelled along....

Tropical fungal outbreak in Pacific northwest sparked by tsunamis

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 15:32:00 +0200upi (en)

Scientists have struggled to explain how the yeast-like fungus ended up in the temperate forests of the Pacific Northwest. The fungus is typically found in warmer regions, like Australia and Papua New Guinea, as well as parts of Europe, Africa and South America.

Outbreak Of Deadly Fungal Sickness In The US Linked To 1964 Tsunami

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 14:35:00 +0200iflscience (en)

The 1964 Alaska Earthquake: A 30-foot high tidal wave caused by the 9.2 earthquake destroyed low lying areas of the coastal town Seward. Everett Historical/Shutterstock. Since 1999, hundreds of people have fallen sick with a mysterious infection in Canada and the US Pacific Northwest region.

Luz sobre el posible origen de extraños brotes de hongos

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 10:18:00 +0200ecoticias (es)

Después de varias décadas, a medida que evolucionó para hacer frente a su nuevo hábitat, 'C. gattii' comenzó a infectar a las personas. El terremoto de 9,2 de 1964 sigue siendo el más grande jamás registrado en el hemisferio norte, y los efectos del tsunami se sintieron tan lejos como Hawai y más allá.

EXCELLENCE WITHIN THE AIR MOBILITY GROUP (AMG)

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 06:32:00 +0200agenparl (en)

(AGENPARL) – Canberra ( Australia ), mer 02 ottobre 2019. By Eamon Hamilton. EXCELLENCE within the Air Mobility Group (AMG) community was recognised with the presentation of its annual Pathfinder Awards on September 19. No. 35 Squadron was awarded Squadron of the Year, whilst Flight Lieutenant Peter Lambert from No.

Rare daytime fireball meteor seen in Far North Queensland

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 02:34:00 +0200dailymail (en)

An incredibly rare 'daytime fireball' meteor exploded in the sky above Far North Queensland on Tuesday. The 'very bright flash of light' was seen in the skies around 1.30pm spanning hundreds of kilometres around Cairns. It was followed by a sonic boom which left some locals wondering if there had been an earthquake.

Tsunamis linked to spread of deadly fungal disease

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 01:20:00 +0200bbc (en)

Image copyright Education Images Image caption The tsunamis that followed a huge earthquake in Alaska in 1964 caused massive damage. A major earthquake in Alaska in 1964 triggered tsunamis that washed ashore a deadly tropical fungus, scientists say. Researchers believe it then evolved to survive in the coasts and forest of the Pacific Northwest.

Did long ago tsunamis lead to mysterious, tropical fungal outbreak in Pacific northwest?

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 18:29:00 +0200sciencedaily (en)

In the paper, to publish Oct. 1 in the journal mBio, the co-authors confront the mystery of the Cryptococcus gattii outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. The outbreak, involving at least several hundred known cases, has been ongoing since 1999, with cases still occurring in humans and wildlife.

¿Son los tsunamis de hace medio siglo los causantes de los brotes de hongos?

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 16:51:00 +020020minutos (es)

El Gran Terremoto de Alaska de 1964 y los tsunamis que le siguieron pueden haber arrastrado un hongo tropical hasta la costa , lo que provocó un brote posterior de infecciones a menudo fatales entre las personas en las regiones costeras del Noroeste del Pacífico, según un documento publicado por....

Tsunamis de hace 50 años, posible origen de extraños brotes de hongos

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:40:00 +0200europapress (es)

MADRID, 1 Oct. (EUROPA PRESS) - El Gran Terremoto de Alaska de 1964 y los tsunamis que le siguieron pudieron llevar un hongo tropical a la costa del noroeste del Pacífico , lo que provocó un brote de infecciones, en algunos casos mortales, que persiste en la actualidad.

Tsunamis de hace 50 años, posible origen de extraños brotes de hongos

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:06:00 +0200notimerica (es)

MADRID, 1 Oct. (EUROPA PRESS) - El Gran Terremoto de Alaska de 1964 y los tsunamis que le siguieron pudieron llevar un hongo tropical a la costa del noroeste del Pacífico , lo que provocó un brote de infecciones, en algunos casos mortales, que persiste en la actualidad.

Did long ago tsunamis lead to mysterious, tropical fungal outbreak in Pacific northwest?

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 14:52:00 +0200eurekalert (en)

The Great Alaskan Earthquake of 1964 and the tsunamis it spawned may have washed a tropical fungus ashore, leading to a subsequent outbreak of often-fatal infections among people in coastal regions of the Pacific Northwest, according to a paper co-authored by researchers at the Johns Hopkins....

GPI G20 Maintenance: Clean or Replace Bypass Poppet

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 09:52:00 +0200environmental-expert (en)

9 hours ago Courtesy of Great Plains Industries, Inc. This pump is designed for minimum maintenance. The motor bearings are self-lubricating. Inspect the pump and components regularly for fuel leaks and make sure the hose and power cord are in good condition. Keep the pump exterior clean to help identify leaks.

7.8 NEW ZEALAND QUAKE TRIGGERS ALERTS

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 03:53:00 +0200pidp (en)

Tsunami warnings called off. MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, July 16, 2009) – A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the southwest coast of New Zealand yesterday triggering alerts from tsunami warning centres in Hawaii and Australia. The US Geological Survey reports the epicentre of....

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