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Ancient volcanoes are said to have created water reserves on the Moon

Between 2 and 4 billion years ago, the moon was a volcanic hotspot. Tens of thousands of volcanoes were erupting on the surface, releasing hundreds of thousands of square kilometers of lava onto the lunar surface. This activity created massive lava rivers and lakes similar to features of today’s Hawaii, but on a much larger […]

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Asian stocks join the global rebound | Blue Mountains Gazette

Asian stocks extended global gains overnight on strong results from regional tech companies and U.S. retailers, while investors were also reassured by Federal Reserve minutes showing a pause in its rate hikes. is scheduled for later this year. The swing in sentiment left the US dollar wallowing at its lowest level in a month, with […]

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The 2022 Toyota Tundra is ready to move mountains

The Toyota Tundra’s list of accomplishments is long for a relatively young pickup truck. When production began in 1999, the Tundra featured the most sophisticated powertrain ever offered in its class, giving it the towing capacity and fuel economy to lead the market. As the first truck rolled off the assembly line in Princeton, Indiana […]

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NSW union members in court after raids | Blue Mountains Gazette

Seventeen people accused of being part of a drug distribution ring will face trial following dawn raids in south-west Sydney. The group, alleged members of an import and distribution syndicate linked to the Alameddine crime family and Comanchero cyclists, are between 19 and 28 years old and were arrested in coordinated raids on Tuesday. A […]

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Anthony Albanese prepares to govern in a more diverse parliament | Blue Mountains Gazette

Anthony Albanese will be sworn in as prime minister by the governor-general on Monday as he prepares to govern in what is likely to be a much more diverse parliament than last. Projections for the size of the Labor caucus after Saturday’s election range from 72 to 76, the threshold needed to govern without having […]

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North Korea: “Positive trend” in the fight against COVID | Blue Mountains Gazette

For the first time in nearly 10 days, daily cases of “fever” in North Korea have fallen below 200,000, state media report, calling it a “positive trend”. The wave of COVID-19, declared on May 12, has fueled concerns about a lack of vaccines, insufficient medical infrastructure and a potential food crisis in the country of […]

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Visit this volcanic landmark to see tree molds, lava flows and crater lakes

The best place to see the most spectacular volcanic landscapes in the United States is, of course, Hawaii. But not everyone can afford to go to Hawaii – it’s sadly expensive there. There are also many otherworldly volcanic attractions throughout the western part of the United States, including Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and California. There is […]

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The Titanic-sized tree powering Earth’s volcanoes from a small French island

Researchers have discovered a creeping network of volcanic plumes below the Earth’s surface that could erupt and destroy Africa in tens of millions of years Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8Cancel play now La Palma: Lava pours from the volcano onto the tourist beach A fascinating, if not slightly terrifying, discovery […]

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GIRO’22 BREAKDOWN: Who’s hot for the high mountains?

Breakdown of races: As the 2022 Giro d’Italia heads into the decisive third week and the high mountains, Spencer Martin dissects “what we know about the GC image of the Giro d’Italia”. How GC riders have lost and gained time in the Grand Tour of Italy so far. Giro Mountains – Here we come! – […]

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Luca Marinelli Explores Male Friendship – The Hollywood Reporter

There is joy and melancholy and a lyrical connection with nature in The Eight Mountains, the reverential adaptation by Felix van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch of the best-selling 2016 novel by Paolo Cognetti, winner of the prestigious Italian Premio Strega. What’s missing is conflict, plus a narrative dynamic that completely frees the story from the […]

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Inevitable rise in COVID-19 cases: PM | Blue Mountains Gazette

The prime minister has defended his handling of the pandemic, saying rising numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths are “always going to happen”. Scott Morrison has acknowledged there have been 7,853 COVID-19 related deaths in Australia, 65 of them in the past 24 hours. “As the number of cases increased, and that’s what was always […]

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Finland and Sweden ‘optimistic’ on NATO bid | Blue Mountains Gazette

Finland and Sweden have expressed optimism that they can find common ground with Turkey despite its objections to NATO membership amid a flurry of diplomatic activity aimed at easing their path to the EU. military alliance of 30 countries. Turkey surprised many NATO allies on Monday by saying it would not support Sweden and Finland […]

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Fire Effects – Lassen Volcanic National Park (US National Park Service)

A mosaic of burned and unburned areas on Raker Peak. Fire regimes and effects Pre-suppression fire regimes in the Lassen area were classified as mixed severity, with fires occurring on average every 5–15 years. The introduction of forest fire suppression activities in 1904 resulted in significant changes to fire regimes in the park and region. […]

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Devastated landlord finds mountains of trash, unbearable stench and piles of poo in rented apartment from hell

A landlord has been devastated after seeing the state his flat was left in after tenants moved out. Lee Locking received the keys to his property after renting it out for half a decade to find every room filled with trash. Among the debris were bags upon bags of cans and bottles, old clothes, mountains […]

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‘There are other mountains to climb’: Air India CEO designate Campbell Wilson says in farewell note to Scoot colleagues

NEW DELHI: “…there are other mountains to climb…” This is how Campbell Wilson, Managing Director and CEO Designate of Air India, described his decision to leave Scoot and join AI. Wilson said this in a moving farewell letter to his colleagues in the budget arm of Singapore Airlines (SIA). “I am honored to have been […]

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Fire Ecology – Lassen Volcanic National Park (US National Park Service)

Many plants and trees are adapted to regenerate after a fire. From top to bottom: aspen, green-leaved Manzanita and a lodgepole pinecone. Effects of fire on plants Fire creates opportunities for plant growth by burning debris on the forest floor and releasing nutrients into the soil. Fire also opens up gaps in forests, creating more […]

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Volcanic alert level raised by the USGS; Cleveland could burst

Cleveland volcano shows signs of unrest. Image: Max Kaufman/Alaska Volcano Observatory/University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute A large, potentially dangerous volcano is yet to erupt, but scientists say the chances of eruptive activity at Cleveland Volcano have increased. USGS scientists monitoring it have raised the volcano’s alert level and aviation color code to ADVISORY/YELLOW due […]

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Tim Paine’s playing career appears to be over | Blue Mountains Gazette

Tim Paine’s playing career appears to be over with the former Australia captain having no new contract with Tasmania. Paine, who resigned as Test captain amid a sexting controversy ahead of last summer’s Ashes series, was not included in Tasmania’s list of contract players. After taking time off from cricket following his resignation as captain, […]

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NSW council investigated for cracked tower | Blue Mountains Gazette

A former Sydney council is under investigation into flaws in an apartment block as owners of units unable to live for nearly three years apply for extended housing assistance. Residents of the 132-unit Mascot Towers block, on Bourke Street in the southern suburb of Mascot, were evacuated in June 2019 after cracks were discovered in […]

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New Mexico wildfire progresses in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains | app

The largest wildfire in the United States was heading towards mountain resorts in northern New Mexico on Wednesday, prompting authorities to issue another round of warnings for more people to prepare to evacuate as the fast moving fire is gaining momentum. Fire officials said the blaze was moving up slopes and along exposed ridgelines while […]

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An underwater volcanic rock formation near Hawaii dubbed “the road to Atlantis”

Scientists have discovered what appears to be a brick road at the bottom of the sea off Hawaii and have dubbed it the “yellow brick road” to Atlantis. Not all roads lead to Rome. Some paths seem to head towards the center of the ocean – like the one recently spotted by scientists in the […]

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“Mountains” of grain risk being wasted if Russia continues to block Ukrainian ports

The Russian blockade of Ukrainian ports increasingly threatens the food security of millions of people around the world. It is becoming increasingly clear that ports in the Odessa region of southern Ukraine urgently need to be reopened to avert a global food crisis. On May 10, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the international community to […]

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Ambulance ‘error’ before Tas man’s death | Blue Mountains Gazette

An elderly Tasmanian man who died of a head injury waited more than four hours at his home for an ambulance after being improperly triaged. Alan Maurice Gray, 77, who had mobility issues, fell while inflating his tires at a gas station in Hobart on the afternoon of September 16, 2020. He hit the back […]

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The Kuwaiti mountaineer is the youngest to climb seven volcanic peaks

He has been passionate about fitness most of his life, but mountaineer Yousef Al Refaie (Kuwait) has now taken it to the next level by clinching the record title for Youngfurthest person to climb the Seven Volcanic Summits at 24 years and 119 days. Al Refaie is not only 24 years old, but he is […]

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AGL Split ‘Turd Rolled in Chaff’ | Blue Mountains Gazette

Documents show AGL Energy’s split business units are close to breaching global climate targets, critics say. Australia’s largest energy company on Friday released the split book required by regulators for the council’s plan to create an energy retailer – AGL Australia – and a coal-fired power generator – Accel Energy. “This split is shit rolled […]

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Reach of Truth Continues in Vic | Blue Mountains Gazette

It is possible that Victoria’s Indigenous truth-telling process will continue to hear witnesses when the powers of its royal commission expire in two years. Victoria’s Assembly of First Peoples co-chair Marcus Stewart on Thursday called on the state government to extend the Yoorrook Justice Commission for five to 10 years. “How, in three years, do […]

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Dancers prepare ‘Razzle Dazzle’ in Chicago | Blue Mountains Gazette

The Blue Mountains Musical Society (BMMS) is currently preparing to stage Chicago at the Blue Mountains Theater and Community Hub with performances beginning in late May. Chicago, established in 1975, is famous for its 1996 Broadway revival and 2002 film, and is loved by dancers around the world. Loosely based on the true stories of […]

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Volcanic Volcanoes Create Strange Icebergs

aEven though Pluto lost its “planet” title on August 24, 2006, and has since only been listed by astronomers as minor planet 134340, it’s still an exciting celestial body. With a diameter of 2,377 kilometers, Pluto is the largest known small planet moving in a very eccentric orbit at the edge of our solar system. […]

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AGL’s board of directors and the billionaire at loggerheads | Blue Mountains Gazette

Tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes is on a collision course with the nation’s largest electricity producer and carbon emitter over its planned split, which he says entrenches fossil fuels and is “flawed”. AGL Energy on Tuesday dismissed criticism of the move, saying in a statement to the ASX that the split was in the interests of […]

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More prison sentences for Victorian DV offenders | Blue Mountains Gazette

Victorians who break domestic violence orders are almost three times more likely to end up in jail than 10 years ago. In a report released Tuesday, the Sentencing Advisory Council found that the state’s jail rate for violations of domestic violence orders had nearly tripled in the decade to 2020. In 2011, imprisonment was the […]

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Mountains of sugar under the seagrass

Lush meadows of the Posidonia oceanica seagrass in the Mediterranean. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology predict that their findings are relevant to many marine environments with plants, including other seagrass species, mangroves and salt marshes. Credit: HYDRA Marine Sciences GmbH Seagrasses play an important role in the climate. They are one […]