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Sun’s Magnetic Field Forecast to Flip by Year End

STANFORD, California, August 6, 2013 (ENS) – The Sun’s giant magnetic field is forecast to reverse itself sometime in November or December with consequences for the entire solar system. Such solar disturbances can cause storms in Earth’s magnetic field, affecting communications, power lines and satellites. […]

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Global Scientists Shocked by True Scale of Ocean Warming

SANTA BARBARA, California, August 5, 2013 (ENS) – Warming oceans are causing marine species to change their breeding times and shift their habitats toward the poles much faster than land-based species, finds new research by scientists at 17 institutions across the world. […]

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Thai Oil Spill Spreads, Cleanup Continues

BANGKOK, Thailand, August 1, 2013 (ENS) – Crude oil that spilled from a pipeline in the Gulf of Thailand on Saturday has blackened the majority of coral reefs near Koh Samet island’s Ao Phrao Beach and has spread to smaller islands nearby, according to local officials. […]