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Highest-ever volcanic plume captured by satellite imagery

Innovation News Network

The volcanic plume from the Tonga Volcano reached an altitude of 57km, smashing the previous record of 41km. The post Highest-ever volcanic plume captured by satellite imagery appeared first on Innovation News Network. Environment Earth Observation Natural Disasters

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We Are ALL Tongan

Creative Greenius

The idyllic island kingdom of Tonga. My friend Elizabeth is from the South Pacific Island Kingdom of Tonga, an exotic locale long fixed in my memory with images of Polynesian paradise. Tonga has sadly been in the news lately after an inter-island ferry sank on August 5 drowning over 70 people. But surprisingly, a subject Elizabeth didn’t know a lot about is Tonga’s frontline role as a victim of the climate change crisis.

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Rejoice My Tongan Brothers and Sisters! You Will Soon Be Rid of Your Ridiculous Royal Family & You Can Now Save Yourselves

Creative Greenius

For months now I’ve tried to work with King George Topou V and the rest of the Royal Family of Tonga in an attempt to inform them about the risks their kingdom faces from climate change and to get them to act on behalf of their people. If it sounds like I don’t have enough respect for the royal family of Tonga, then you’ve got that right. You needed a solar Tonga project like yesterday. King George the V will be the last king of Tonga.

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The Metals Company contracts CSIRO-led consortium to develop environmental monitoring and management plan for deep-sea nodule collection

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The company through its subsidiaries holds exploration and commercial rights to three polymetallic nodule contract areas in the Clarion Clipperton Zone of the Pacific Ocean regulated by the International Seabed Authority and sponsored by the governments of Nauru, Kiribati and the Kingdom of Tonga.

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The Metals Company completes latest deep-sea research campaign

Green Car Congress

The Metals Company through its subsidiaries holds exploration rights to three polymetallic nodule contract areas in the Clarion Clipperton Zone of the Pacific Ocean regulated by the International Seabed Authority and sponsored by the governments of Nauru, Kiribati and the Kingdom of Tonga.

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An Undersea Cable Could Fill In the Gaps on Fiber-Optic Maps

Cars That Think

Earlier this year, a volcanic eruption in Tonga severed the cable that served the island country, forcing rescue parties to rely on poor-quality satellite connections.

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Deep-sea battery metal developer DeepGreen going public with SPAC to become $2.9B (equity value) The Metals Company

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DeepGreen Metals Inc.,

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SpaceX delivers truckload of Starlink dishes to Ukraine, as promised

Teslarati

Otherwise, the only explanation is that SpaceX is continuing a sort of unplanned field test that began with the island nation of Tonga and is attempting to connect Ukrainian Starlink users to distant ground stations using communications lasers installed on a new generation of satellites.

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Could Sucking Up the Seafloor Solve Battery Shortage?

Cars That Think

The Metals Company has teamed up with three of those, from the tiny Pacific island nations of Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga, to access 150,000 square kilometers that, Shesky says, "have sufficient copper, nickel and cobalt to electrify the world's vehicle fleet several times over."

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EV Radar: May 2022

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EV Radar: June 2022

Noodoe

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EV Radar: April 2022

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UOP looking to biomass catalytic pyrolysis to expand volumes of renewable hydrocarbon fuels

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Military personnel from Colombia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Republic of Philippines, Thailand, Tonga and the United Kingdom will also participate. Honeywell’s UOP—a major international supplier and licensor of technology for petroleum refining, gas processing, petrochemical production and major manufacturing industries—has also been an early leader in developing technologies for the production of renewable drop-in hydrocarbon fuels.

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