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Haiti Hit By Massive Earthquake

Where: Port-au-Prince, HaitiJanuary 28, 2010 : A massive earthquake hit the Caribbean nation of Haiti* on January 12, 2010. It's magnitude was 7.0 on the Richter scale**. The earthquake struck close to the capital city of Port-au-Prince. The first tremors destroyed most of the city. Two strong aftershocks followed almost immediately. In what is one of the...

Jellyfish: Fragile Creature of the Sea

Jellyfish: Fragile creature of the sea
A sudden influx of jellyfish, in the Gulf of Mexico in the Atlantic Ocean is worrying both scientists and fisher folk alike. The Gulf of Mexico is bordered on the north by the United States, on the east by Cuba, and on the south and west by Mexico.Jellyfishes are invertebrates (animals without a spinal column). Some are also venomous...