Nature 'Mankind's Gravest Threat'

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posted on Aug, 11 2004 @ 08:11 AM
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We are making good progress in reducing the threat of asteroid impacts
Giant tsunamis, super volcanoes and earthquakes could pose a greater threat than terrorism, scientists claim.

August 9, 2004

Global Geophysical Events, or "Gee Gee's", as they are nick-named, are not being taken seriously enough, they say.

The global community needs to monitor these risks, and develop strategies to cope in the face of a catastrophe.

However, we are making good progress in reducing the threat of asteroid impacts, the researchers said during a briefing at the Royal Institution, UK.

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