Environment News

Friday, January 28, 2011 - 00:00
The increased frequency of drought observed in eastern Africa over the last 20 years is likely to continue as long as global temperatures continue to rise, according to new research published in Clima
Friday, January 28, 2011 - 00:00
The temperatures of North Atlantic Ocean water flowing north into the Arctic Ocean adjacent to Greenland - the warmest water in at least 2,000 years - are likely related to the amplification of glob
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 00:00
The fresh scent of pine has helped atmospheric scientists find missing sources of organic molecules in the air - which, it could well turn out, aren't missing after all. In work appearing in this wee
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