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Ozone layer hole Over Arctic Continues to Expand

A large hole that appeared in the Earth’s protective ozone layer above the Arctic in 2011 was the largest recorded in the northern hemisphere. However scientists have stated that it is not man-made. The ozone layer high in the stratosphere protects the planet from the sun’s...
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Duchess of Alba to the altar in four days

Within four days, the Duchess of Alba, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, will get marry for the third time in her life. This time she will marry Alfonso Díez, a Social Security Official with whom she has had a relationship for three months. As Fitz-James mentioned before, the wedding...
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Guayaquil Festivities Begin with Student Parades

The celebrations for the 191 years of Guayaquil’s independence officially began yesterday in with several student parades that started at 10:00 from the Olmedo street to Tomas Martinez. The event was attended by the traditional marching bands of the schools benefiting from ...
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World’s Best Observatory Starts Working in Chile

The most complex observatory in the world, the Atacama Large Millimeter/ submillimeter Array (ALMA) started its operations in the north of Chile, were it could observe the cold universe, the clouds of cosmic dust and gas were the stars and planets are created. The European...
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Chancellor Patiño and representatives on diplomatic tour to Europe

Ricardo Patiño, Ecuador’s Foreign Minister with a delegation of diplomats, began a tour on Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and other countries in order to seek funding for the environmental initiative Yasuni- ITT. This tour will last...
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Ophelia was downgraded to tropical storm

U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported today that hurricane “Ophelia” was downgraded to a tropical storm since it weakened today as it headed to Terranova (Canada) by the Atlantic Ocean. “Ophelia” is approximately 85 kilometers west-southwest of...
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