Environment News

Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 23:00
The Potomac River in Washington, D.C. is showing multiple benefits from restoration efforts, newly published research suggests. Reduced nutrients and improved water clarity have increased the abundanc
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 23:00

Releasing engineered nano-sized disks, or sulphuric acid in a condensable vapour above the Earth, are two novel approaches. These approaches offer advantages over simply putting sulphur dioxide gas in

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 23:00
Research suggests ocean color is linked to formation, movement of tropical cyclones. More hurricanes may form in greener waters, where sunlight tends to be absorbed at shallower depths, than in clear
Monday, September 6, 2010 - 23:00
Tropical forests and not previously cleared land, as some have contended were the primary source of new agricultural land in the tropics from 1980 through 2000, according to a paper published on
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 23:00
This infrared image of Frank was taken from NASA's AIRS instrument that flies on the Aqua satellite. It was taken on August 27 at 4:53 p.m. EDT, and showed that Frank had reduced in size, and the onl
Monday, August 30, 2010 - 23:00
In the Northeast, 26 cities broke their records for average temperature between March and August this year, reports the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell.