Environment News

Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 00:00
found a remarkable effect while studying how marine particles sink, which could affect the way scientists assess global carbon fluxes. Their question - How fast does organic material and debris clumpe
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 00:00
A new NASA computer modeling effort has found that additional growth of plants and trees in a world with doubled atmospheric carbon dioxide levels would create a new negative feedback- a cooling effe
Sunday, December 5, 2010 - 00:00
Coal-tar-based pavement sealant is the largest source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) found in 40 urban lakes studied by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Sunday, December 5, 2010 - 00:00
Using a rapid sea-level rise scenario, most coastal wetlands worldwide will disappear near the end of the 21st century. In contrast, under the slow sea-level rise projection, wetlands with low sedimen
Friday, December 3, 2010 - 00:00
Carbon monoxide trapped in ice cores reveals unexpected trends regarding burning biomass. Scientists studying a column of Antarctic ice spanning 650 years have found evidence for fluctuations in bioma
Friday, December 3, 2010 - 00:00
About a third of the airborne lead particles recently collected at two sites in the San Francisco Bay Area came from Asia, a finding that underscores the far-flung impacts of air pollution and heralds