Looted 2,000-Year-Old Coin Worth USD 1 Million Handed Back To Israel

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Photo shows a coin that has a floral wreath with the letter D in the centre, undated photo. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

The United States has returned a rare silver quarter shekel coin was minted by Jewish rebels 2,000 years ago on Temple Mount – and that could be worth as much…

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New Satellite Data Lets Scientists Measure Arctic Sea-Ice Thickness All Year Round

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Image shows the view of the Arctic Ocean from the Alfred Wegener Institute's Polar 6 aircraft, undated footage. The research team from the city of Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany developed a new method to measure arctic sea ice thickness in September 2022. (Alfred Wegener Institut, Esther Horvath/Newsflash)

Researchers have developed a new method to measure Arctic ice thickness and volume throughout the whole year by using satellite data. The international team consists of scientists from the Alfred…

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Greenpeace UK Creates Underwater Boulder Barrier To Block Destructive Industrial Fishing

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A boulder bearing Caroline Lucas' name is placed in the sea. Greenpeace UK place 18 limestone boulders on the seabed in the South West Deeps Marine Protected Area to block destructive industrial fishing. Campaigners and crew on board Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise sail to the western English Channel to make a portion of the South West Deeps off-limits to bottom-trawling. (Kristian Buus,Greenpeace,SWNS/Newsflash)

Greenpeace UK has placed 18 limestone boulders on the seabed in the western English Channel to block destructive industrial fishing. On Thursday 1 September, campaigners and crew on board Greenpeace…

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Polarstern Icebreaker Returns To Port After Arctic Research Amid Record Heatwaves

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Scientists on the PS131 enter an ice floe in the ice edge zone north of Spitsbergen. The Polarstern was expected to arrive at the Lloyd Werft pier in Bremerhaven, Germany, on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. (Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Vera Schlindwein/Newsflash)

The Polarstern icebreaker returned to port in Germany on Wednesday after spending 51 days conducting research in the Arctic amid record heatwaves this summer. The researchers were investigating how increasingly…

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Experts Head To Arctic To Assess Climate Change Impact Amid Record Heatwave

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The Polarstern departs from its home port of Bremerhaven for the Arctic. A tug pulls the ship towards the lock. (Nina Machner/Newsflash)

The legendary research vessel and icebreaker Polarstern has left Germany and is heading to the Arctic to assess the impact of climate change amid a record heatwave in Europe. Over…

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Scientists Race to Find Cause of Alarming Polar Heatwave

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View of the German-French research base AWIPEV in Ny-Alesund, Spitsbergen, observatory with the KARL lidar system, laser beam leaves the observatory through the lidar hatch. (Newsflash)

An international research campaign involving over 100 scientists from 12 countries has begun investigating the dramatic warming in the Arctic - estimated at two to three degrees Centigrade - over…

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Climate Change Causes Greenland Ice Sheet To Lose 4,700 Billion Tonnes Of Ice In 20 Years

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An illustrative image of Greenland, where the ice sheet has lost 4.7 trillion tons of ice over the past 20 years, causing sea levels to rise by 1.2 centimeters. (Newsflash)

Climate change has caused the Greenland ice sheet to lose 4,700 billion tonnes of ice over the last 20 years, enough to submerge the USA in half a metre of…

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Harry Potter Snowy Owl Spotted In Spain Thousands Of Miles Away From Home

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Snowy owl recorded in Asturias, Spain. (Daniel Lopez Velasco/Newsflash)

Birdwatchers have been astounded by the sighting of Hedwig-like snowy owls, as popularised by the Harry Potter films, in Spain, miles away from their natural habitat in the Arctic tundra.…

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Freya The Walrus Chills On Dutch Navy Submarine After Straying From The Arctic

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The walrus Freya that was swimming off the Dutch coast, rested on a submarine of the Dutch navy in October 2021. (Koninklijke Marine/Newsflash)

This is the moment Freya the walrus chills out on a Walrus-class submarine after straying from her home in the Arctic in search of food. Freya appeared on a Royal…

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