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La Palma residents climb mountains of volcanic ash to return home

“It’s a mess inside, it’s what’s happening with the ashes and the dust – it’s spreading everywhere. What can you do? You can’t fight nature,” says Sabino Leal Jeronimo, 80 LAS MANCHAS, Spain – Sabino Leal Jeronimo, 80, returned home to the Spanish island of La Palma in the Canary Islands for the first time […]

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No quick fix to swimming culture issues | Blue Mountains Gazette

Swimming Australia says there is no silver bullet to the deep cultural issues revealed by a thorough examination of abuse in sport. But SA President Kieren Perkins is promising immediate action to rectify “top-down” cultural issues in swimming. SA on Friday released the recommendations of an independent review of swimming culture sparked by two-time Olympian […]

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Redwood seedlings planted in fire-scorched Santa Cruz Mountains – CBS San Francisco

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (KPIX) – A local nonprofit is teaming up with Cal Fire to rehabilitate large swaths of the burn scar at the CZU Fire complex in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The Save the Redwoods League – in partnership with Peninsula Open Space Trust, Sempervirens Fund and the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County […]

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Southern Crazy Mountains Land Swap Completed | Environment

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Capitol Drive Loans offers payday loans in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, Wisconsin- The pandemic has created an environment of uncertainty and financial need, especially for people in Wisconsin who have lost their jobs and suffered pay cuts/reductions. As things slowly return to normal, individuals/families still need basic necessities, medical bills, and other urgent needs that cost money, a problem Capitol Drive Loans seeks to alleviate. […]

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How are underwater volcanoes formed?

Wellington: It’s usually the volcanoes that we can see that grab our attention. But a violent underwater volcanic eruption on the Pacific island of Tonga in mid-January has people staring at volcanoes under the ocean. Two-thirds of all volcanic activity occurs on the high seas,” says Christoph Helo, a volcanologist at the University of Mainz […]

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New Zealand eyes new COVID border strategy | Blue Mountains Gazette

Jacinda Ardern will have to make one of the crucial decisions as Prime Minister this month; whether to stick or warp on New Zealand’s border maps. And she has new advice from public health experts, urging her to avoid a peak winter outbreak that would strain New Zealand’s health system. Pressure is mounting for Ms […]

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Australian robots to build the world’s solar farms | Blue Mountains Gazette

Already making panel blocks that unfold like a solar accordion, 5B engineers say robots can build the world’s solar farms even faster, safely and more cheaply. The company says its flagship product, the pre-engineered, portable ‘Maverick’, can already deploy up to 10 times faster and generate up to twice as much energy using the same […]

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Tonga awaits another volcanic eruption | Blue Mountains Gazette

Australian support remains on hold amid concerns that an undersea volcano that erupted in Tonga and triggered a tsunami is likely to erupt again in the coming days. The Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano is part of the “Pacific Ring of Fire”, explosive volcanoes believed to create powerful eruptions. “The volcano is likely to erupt […]

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Sonic boom, earthquake, tsunami waves: Why Tonga’s volcanic eruption was no easy feat | world news

The eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano in the southern Pacific island of Tonga was no small feat. It triggered tsunami waves in the Pacific and choked Tonga in dust. Watch: “Stay away from the coast…”, a volcanic eruption triggers panic Saturday’s eruption was so powerful it was recorded around the world and […]