Explaining the testing of house dust and toxic chemicals.

Photo | 1 April, 2003

Explaining the testing of house dust at the home of Anita Roddick, Bodyshop founder. Results show how many toxic chemicals could be lurking in the home. These chemicals are in everyday consumer products.

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Lyle Thurston

Image | 1 January, 1971 at 2:00

Lyle Thurston

Ooops

Image | 18 December, 1970 at 2:00

Ooops. This 'underground' nuclear test in 1970 went badly. A ten-kiloton weapon, buried 900 feet in the ground, accidentally vented radiation 10,000 feet in the air, exposing test site employees and downwind communities to radioactive fallout.

Imja Glacier in the Himalayan Khumbu Range of Eastern Nepal

Image | 1 April, 1961 at 3:00

The Imja Glacier in the Himalayan Khumbu Range of Eastern Nepal, southeast of Mount Everest. This glacier is retreating at nearly 10 metres per year.

The original viewpoint taken at the HPS31

Image | 1 April, 1954 at 2:00

The original viewpoint taken at the HPS31 glacier fifty years ago.

"Frozen Tears" glacier has retreated 1500 metres since 1860

Image | 1 April, 1939 at 3:00

The Maori call New Zealand's Franz Josef glacier Ka Roimato or "Frozen Tears", after a tale of doomed lovers. This very dynamic glacier it has retreated 1500 metres since scientific observations began in 1860.

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