June 2014– AFRICA, Senegal — The Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa is ‘‘totally out of control,’’ said a senior official for Doctors Without Borders, who says the medical group is stretched to the limit in its capacity to respond. The current outbreak has caused more deaths than any other on record, another official with the medical charity said. Ebola has been linked to more than 330 deaths in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, according to the latest numbers from the World Health Organization. International organizations and the governments involved need to send in more health experts and increase public education messages about how to stop the spread of the disease, Bart Janssens, the director of operations for the group in Brussels, told the Associated Press on Friday. ‘‘The reality is clear that the epidemic is now in a second wave,’’ Janssens said. ‘‘And, for me, it is totally out…
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“In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up.” Genesis 7:11
June 2014– GEOLOGY – A reservoir of water lying deep under the Earth’s surface may contain triple the volume of every one the world’s oceans and may even be the “wellspring” source of them, U.S. researchers say. Although not in a liquid form most familiar to all of us — it is instead bound within rocks deep in the Earth’s mantle — it likely represents the largest reservoir of water on Earth, scientists at the University of New Mexico and Northwestern University say. Writing in the journal Science, they report finding pockets of melted magma 400 miles underneath the North American continent that are likely signatures that water exists at those depths. Scientists have long questioned…
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UntilJune 6, 2014, the Indian continenthad not seenactivevolcanismduringthe last 60million years.On6 June 2014, a crackopenedin the groundnear the village ofGadiyainKangra districtof the stateHimachalPradesh, India. Flames,gas andvolcanicmagmacame outof aholefouryards wide, soil and researchersofficeof IndianGeological Surveyconfirmed thatmagmais, is the productionoflava thatcomesfrom deep withinthe earth andpiercedthe crust.
This is the first volcanic eruption ever seen in India, because the man was not there when the latter arrived there 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous period.
The Deccan Traps marked the last, breaking the crust releasing a large effusion of magma in India.
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