Environment News

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 00:00
Whilst the water temperature in this area, situated along the 24.5º north parallel, from the African coast to the Caribbean, rose by 0.27degC between 1957 and 1998, researchers have recorded a drop o
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 00:00
Dormant microbes are less like zombies and more like hibernating bears. What isn't known, however, is how large numbers of dormant microorganisms affect the natural environments when they act as micro
Monday, January 24, 2011 - 00:00
Could Dimming the Sun Change Teleconnections in Weather Patterns as we Know Them? Solar radiation management projects, also known as sun dimming, seek to reduce the amount of sunlight hitting the Eart
Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 00:00
Massive volcanic eruption, burning coal and accelerated greenhouse gas choked out life. About 250 million years about 95 per cent of life was wiped out in the sea and 70 per cent on land. Researchers
Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 00:00
Global warming is already affecting the earth in a variety of ways that demand our attention. Now, research carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem indicates that many tree species might be
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 00:00
In a paper published today in the journal Science, a University of California, Davis, researcher and his co-authors challenge a widely held assumption that plants will move uphill in response to warme