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Glacial melting blamed for increased pollutants in environment

October 22nd, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 22 (ANI): A new study has determined that the melting of glaciers due to global warming may explain the mysterious increase in persistent organic pollutants in sediment from certain lakes ... Read more...

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Big volcanic eruptions cooled tropics

January 6th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Big volcanic eruptions cooled the tropics over the past 450 years, an effect masked by rising global temperatures, says a new study.Scientists already agree that large eruptions have ... Read more...

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Big volcanic eruptions can cool the tropics

January 6th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Climate researchers have shown that big volcanic eruptions over the past 450 years have temporarily cooled weather in the tropics.The researchers included Rosanne DArrigo, a scientist at ... Read more...

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Climate change during ice age did not happen at once

December 10th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 10 (IANS) Major climatic events during past global ice ages did not occur at once or with the same intensity everywhere, according to new data. The research by Australian Nuclear ... Read more...

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