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Dr. George Pararas-Carayannis, President of the International Tsunami Society, has sent an open letter to U.S. Congressmen requesting that they co-sponsor HR 1489. The same letter was mass-mailed to his contact base and has been copied by others who have done the same thing, thereby reaching several thousand people.

June 28th, 2011 • 9:33 AM

According to Indonesia's Meteorology and Geophysics Agency, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake has hit, centered about 53 kilometers (33 miles) northeast of Waren, a town on the northern coast of Papua.

Last week there were a significant number of quakes of 5 or above throughout the Ring of Fire, including a major 7.2 earthquate late Thursday, July 23, in Alaska, USA.

June 27th, 2011 • 8:36 AM

[title]Food Price Controls Now! Cancel Bailout Genocide![/title]
by Marcia Merry Baker and John Hoefle

Obama was in the air en route the British Isles when the deadliest tornado in U.S. history struck Joplin, Missouri. Rather than return, he continued on, for days of celebrations with the British Royals.

June 12th, 2011 • 8:49 AM

June 6 is now called "black Monday" in Haiti, the day on which torrential rains caused untold damage in practically every province, killing 23 people.

At the American Institute of Architects conference held at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, scientists argued June 24 that within the next 50 years, Washington state and northern Oregon face a 10 to 15 percent probability of an offshore quake powerful enough to kill thousands and launch a tsunami that would level coastal cities.

June 27th, 2011 • 8:38 AM

Laurence Hecht
Editor, 21st Century Science & Technology

June 15, 2011

June 16th, 2011 • 11:10 AM

The ongoing eruption of Chile's Puyehue-Cordon Caullo volcano chain not only continues to wreak havoc inside the country. Yesterday, as a result of volcanic ash that had been carried by winds as far away as New Zealand and Australia, airlines in both those countries were forced to cancel many flights.

June 12th, 2011 • 8:54 AM

As of about 3 PM EST yesterday afternoon, the Wallow Fire in Arizona had burned 389,000 acres and is still completely uncontained. About 2,500 firefighters have been deployed to fight the fire, but, as reported elsewhere, there's been great difficulty getting firefighters on the line because of the ruggedness of the terrain and the high winds.

June 10th, 2011 • 6:50 AM