Comet Elenin-Are We Being Told the Truth?
Listen to the broadcast which aired on Coast to Coast in which Richard C. Hoagland talks about Elenin, and provides some very interesting thoughts on the controversial comet.
Solar Storms Could Cripple the Earth
NASA recently stunned the world when it warned that massive solar storms would hit the Earth with potentially cataclysmic consequences by 2013.Is the World Prepared for Such a Calamity?
more animal and plant deaths due to unusually long winter cold snaps that have resulted in record wildlife losses.
Manatees have been among the hardest hit, with over 200 killed in January alone, and carcasses continuing to wash ashore. The highest number of manatee deaths for a single calendar year in Florida waters is 429, so local officials are closely monitoring these endangered marine mammals.
"Manatees can experience what is known as cold stress syndrome when they are exposed to water below 68 degrees Fahrenheit (20 degree Celsius) for long periods," Florida's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute spokesperson Carli Segelson told Discovery News. "This can result in death, or weaken manatees, leaving them more vulnerable to other health issues later."
A Sky News team that traveled through remote regions in Central Mongolia found cattle, goats and sheep frozen to death across the plains, with some herds almost completely wiped out.
It's called the 'Dzud' - a multiple disaster with a summer drought followed by one of the coldest winters on record.
It has left millions of livestock dying from a combination of exhaustion and starvation - some herders report that their cattle perish at the rate of 50 a night.
Some families have even been reduced to sharing their small tented home with the surviving animals.
The Mongolian Government has appealed for food, medicine and animal food to combat one of the country's worst natural disasters.