Environment News

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
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 00:00
In the first comprehensive global survey of temperature trends in major lakes, NASA researchers determined Earth's largest lakes have warmed during the past 25 years in response to climate change.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 - 00:00
From carrying out field work in the deserts of Oman to performing complex numerical modelling in the lab, scientists are progressing with a major $US70 million project to reduce carbon emissions by st