Gas finds off Tanzania and Mozambique have led to predictions the region could become the third largest exporter of natural gas on the planet. Malawi claims sovereignty over the entirety of the lake while Tanzania says it is entitled to 50 percent of it. bertb news feed
This has gone beyond a border dispute between two African Nations. This is now a conflict between competing oil giants and an even bigger a conflict between Chinese oriented Tanzania and US oriented Malawi. bertb news feed
The largest lake in the Middle East, Iran’s Lake Urmia in the countryâs northwest, is drying up. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has accused the west of using weather modification weapons to hurt Iran. bertb news feed
After more than two decades of drilling in Antarctica, Russian scientists have reached a gigantic freshwater lake hidden under miles of ice for some 20 million years – a pristine body of water that may hold life from the distant past and clues to the search for life on other planets. WT news feed
State-run news agency in Russia claimed that an extraordinary cache of Hitler’s archives may be buried in a secret Nazi ice bunker near the spot where yesterday’s breakthrough was made.
‘It is thought that towards the end of the Second World War, the Nazis moved to the South Pole and started constructing a base at Lake Vostok,’ claimed RIA Novosti, the Russian state news agency.
It cited Admiral Karl Dontiz in 1943 saying ‘Germany’s submarine fleet is proud that it created an unassailable fortress for the Fuehrer on the other end of the world’, in Antarctica. It’s Not News Yet
A sleeping super-volcano in Germany is showing worrying signs of waking up. It’s lurking just 390 miles away underneath the tranquil Laacher See lake near Bonn and is capable of ejecting billions of tons of magma. WT news feed