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Beijing aims to turn smoggy sky blue in 7 yrs

Beijing aims to turn smoggy sky blue in 7 yrs

Source: www.ecns.cn

The Peoples Republic of China has a tough job ahead. Beijing is not the only Chinese city plagued by polluted air.

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Hawaii Island race participant in critical condition

The Hawaii County Fire Department reports that a participant in the Lava Man Race is in critical condition at North Hawaii Community Hospital.
An EMS crew at the race went to Anaehoomalu Bay around 7:45 a.m.

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M7.6 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific, NO tsunami threat to Hawaii

SYDNEY (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning for vast swathes of the Pacific and as far north as Russia.

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The melting of Antarctica was already really bad. It just got worse.

A new study suggests that a key glacier of East Antarctica is melting from beneath.

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

Thanks to reporter Wes Thomas for this scary story from Antarctica.

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Costa Rica is now running completely on renewable energy

Thanks to some heavy rainfall this year, Costa Rica’s hydropower plants alone are nearly generating enough electricity to power the country.

Source: qz.com

Too bad Hawaii doesn’t have more hydropower.

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More flew here than grew here in the past four years

When it comes to population increases in Hawaii County, more of us flew here than grew here, according to the latest data released Wednesday by the U.S.

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Hawaii – A Time Lapse Film of Mark Twain’s Favorite Island

Hawaii – A timelapse film of Mark Twain’s favorite islands from Matt Johnson @ WhoIsMatt.com on Vimeo.

Source: damontucker.com

Thanks to news blogger Damon Tucker for this truly outstanding film…very nice.

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