Environment News

Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 00:00
New results indicate potential to reduce certain greenhouse gas emissions from oceans to atmosphere.
Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 00:00
NASA and the National Science Foundation launched a scientific balloon on Monday, December 20, Eastern Standard time, to study the effects of cosmic rays on Earth. It was the first of five scientific
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 00:00
Extensive inventory forms basis for legislation governing when trees in the Brazilian rainforests can be logged
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 00:00
Scientists have previously shown that West Antarctica is losing ice, but how that ice is lost remained unclear. Now, using data from Earth observing satellites and airborne science missions, scientist
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