Posts Tagged ‘coastal’

Medieval Wales: 200 Skeletons Unearthed At Forgotten Coastal Chapel

Archaeologists from the University of Sheffield and the Dyfed Archaeological Trust are currently working on a dig in southwest Wales that is literally a race against time. On Whitesands Bay beach in the county of Pembrokeshire, they are searching for the skeletal remains of men, women, and children who were buried in  an ancient medieval […]

1,600-year-old mosaic chanced upon during development of neighbourhood in coastal Yavne

Browse > Home / News / 1,600-year-old mosaic chanced upon during development of neighbourhood in coastal Yavne April 26, 2021 by TPS Read on for article A 1,600-year-old mosaic was recently found during archaeological excavations in the coastal town of Yavne carried out prior to the development of a new neighbourhood. In recent years, the […]

$23m allocated to waste management in coastal provinces

TEHRAN – A total of 1 trillion rials (nearly $23 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) has been earmarked to tackle the issue of waste management in northern coastal provinces, deputy head of Iran’s municipalities and village administrators said. Highlighting that solving the waste problem in the country requires the participation of the […]

11 days after start of coastal disaster, Environment Ministry calls for help

Eleven days after tar began to wash up on Israel’s Mediterranean shore, apparently as a result of a marine oil spill, the Environmental Protection Ministry on Monday  called on companies specializing in mapping and cleaning up of the marine environment to help local authorities find ways of getting the tar off hard, rocky surfaces, under […]

10,000-Year-Old Dog Bone Supports Theory of Coastal Route to the Americas

Researchers have found the oldest known dog remains in the Americas and they believe the ancient dog bone fragment reveals how the canine and its brethren likely reached that part of the world. How Man’s Best Friend Joined Us Human and dog history has been linked for a very long time. Although the canine domestication […]

Severe wind storm disrupts coastal tourism, shuts recreational piers on Qeshm Island

TEHRAN – A series of severe wind storms have disrupted coastal tourism, and shut recreational piers on Iran’s Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf. “Severe northeast winds, sea waves, and the possibility of an instantaneous increase in the wind speeds caused the closure of tourist docks on Qeshm Island,” IRNA quoted Ali Ashtari, the director […]

Residents rescued from coastal flooding; 1st snow of season falls on Mt. Hermon

A number of people were rescued on Saturday morning as rainfall caused floods in several parts of Israel as the country was hit by a storm front. People were extricated from their homes and vehicles after heavy rainfall caused flooding in the coastal cities of Tel Aviv, Haifa and Ness Ziona, according to Hebrew-language media […]

Bette Midler shines as an angry Jew in HBO’s ‘Coastal Elites’

(JTA) — HBO debuts playwright Paul Rudnick’s “socially distanced satire” film “Coastal Elites” on Saturday — and the star of the show is Bette Midler, whose Jewish character symbolizes the divide between America’s liberal cities and its heartland. The film is built on five remotely filmed monologues from characters based in either New York or […]

Two Thousand Toxic Superfund Sites At Risk From Coastal Flooding

Above photo: Flooding devastated area in Port Vincent, Louisiana along the Amite River southeast of Baton Rouge. NOAA Remote Sensing Division. About 2,000 official and potential Superfund sites—sites contaminated by extremely hazardous chemicals—are located within 25 miles of the East or Gulf Coast. As sea levels rise, many of these toxic sites are at risk of […]

Sea Level Rise Is Creeping Into Coastal Cities.

To get a sense of how much it will cost the nation to save itself from rising seas over the next 50 years, consider Norfolk, Virginia. In November, the Army Corps released a proposal for protecting the city from coastal flooding that would cost $1.8 billion. Some experts consider the estimate low. And it doesn’t include the […]

Bloomberg News Shows Florida’s Coastal Home Buyers Are Fools

Bloomberg News Shows Florida’s Coastal Home Buyers Are Fools By Eric Zuesse.washingtonsblog.com Eric Zuesse According to Bloomberg News, When it comes to buying homes on the coast, most Floridians are still optimists. Since the end of 2010, median home prices in and around Miami rose 120 percent. In other words: theyve more than doubled. And […]

‘They were holding hands’: Russia boating disaster victims fought for life to very end

Monday has been declared a day of mourning in Russia after 13 children drowned, with one still missing, when their boats capsized during a storm on Syamozero Lake in Karelia, northwestern Russia, over the weekend. Follow RT’s LIVE UPDATES on Russian tourist boat disaster At least five employees of Park Hotel Syamozero summer camp have […]

Giant oarfish emerges after being woken by earthquake off Taiwan

     A monster sea creature has surfaced from beneath the deep after being disturbed by earthquake tremors. This giant oarfish measures a massive five metres (16ft) long – almost three times to height of the fisherman who landed the catch. And the so-called “earthquake fish” is freaking locals out after emerging just two hours after […]

A Very Bizarre Claim About What Eating Chicken Will Do To You According to PETA

People are not happy about Peta tweeting that ‘eating chicken can make your kid’s dick small’. The claim is based on a study which links phthalates – a chemical used in packaging that can migrate into meat and cheese in the US* – to stunted foetal development. So it’s an important thing to raise awareness of. People […]

Snow falls in Kuwait for ‘the first time ever’

     Snow fell on Kuwait on Thursday morning for the first time in the country’s history, pictures sent to Middle East Eye show. Footage sent to MEE showed snow flakes falling in the Gulf state, where temperatures have plummeted in recent days. Photos showed Kuwait’s desert landscape dusted with a sprinkling of snow. Temperatures in […]

Obesity now striking 8-year-olds as parents allow processed, toxic foods to wreak health havoc on children across the globe

(NaturalNews) Many children grow into adolescence hating their bodies and despising their figures. Ashamed of the way they look and feel, they may turn […]

UN Votes in Favor of Ending Cuban Blockade 191-2

Once again, the United States and Israel voted against the motion to end economic sanctions. The United Nations General Assembly voted in favor of lifting the blockade against Cuba Tuesday, with only the U.S. and Israel voting against. The initiative has been backed by the majority of members for the last 23 years. Secretary-General Ban […]

Ban Ki-moon’s Visit to Israel. UN Secretary General Supports Netanyahu War Crimes

He appeared on the same rostrum with Netanyahu, smiling, shaking hands, showing solidarity with his war on Palestine, murdering defenseless victims daily, terrorizing an entire population. Ban showed support, instead of forthrightly denouncing his ruthlessness. He and Netanyahu met behind closed doors – plotting Israel’s next moves, pretending he cares about Palestinian lives and welfare. […]

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