Environment News

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
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 00:00
Clearing forests releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere when the trees and other vegetation are burned or when they decay. The rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide resulting from deforestation is r
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 00:00
The problem plaguing the Chesapeake Bay is widely known and obvious, according to a crops and soils expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. But after decades of trying to save the fam
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 00:00
Study of Chinese citizens says jobs more important than salary when it comes to pro-environmental behavior