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‘Rework climate change models to save snails’


February 8th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Some of the world's smallest creatures like snails are in danger of becoming extinct unless climate change models are reworked to save them.Snails usually play a ... Read more...

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Heat waves will cause more deaths in future


May 9th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Global climate change may bring on more extreme weather conditions such as heat waves, causing higher fatalities in the coming decades. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins ... Read more...

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Death rates from heat waves may go up in the coming decades


May 4th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): An new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has predicted increased deaths rate in the coming decades due to heat waves, ... Read more...

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AISECT emerges as finalist for Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2010


November 1st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Nov.1 (ANI): Bhopal-based organization AISECT has been nominated as a finalist for the prestigious Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) Award 2010.The winner will be announced on November 13 at the ... Read more...

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Mountain plants unable to withstand invasion by exotic species


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): A recent study by an international research team has revealed that mountain plant communities are not particularly resistant to invasion by exotic species.In 2005, scientists from various ... Read more...

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Scientists create atom transistor to speed up computers


December 10th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): An international team of scientists has created a tiny transistor that could one day help quantum computers process impossibly large amounts of information.The researchers are the first to ... Read more...

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Nitrogen loss threatens desert plant life


November 8th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 8 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that as the climate gets warmer, arid soils lose nitrogen as gas, which could lead to deserts with even less plant ... Read more...

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Scientists can account for only half of global warming


July 15th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Current climate change models prepared by scientists can explain only half the warming that took place on earth in the ancient past, says a new study. The study contains ... Read more...

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Drop in daddy long legs devastating bird populations


March 27th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 27 (ANI): A new research has determined that warm summers are dramatically reducing populations of daddy long legs, which in turn is having a severe impact on the bird populations ... Read more...

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Assisted colonization can help wildlife survive in a warming world


February 18th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): In a new research, biologists have suggested that assisted colonization can play a vital role in helping wildlife to survive in a warming world.The research, led by ... Read more...

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Extra grain import by China could upset global market


January 22nd, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Even if rapidly urbanising China were to import just five percent of its grain requirments, experts fear it would upset the world market. The knock-on effect on the ... Read more...

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Ocean is growing more acidic faster than previously thought


November 25th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the University of Chicago, US, have documented that the ocean is growing more acidic faster than previously thought.In addition, they have ... Read more...

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Indian temperature rise will exceed projected rainfall, say scientists


November 10th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the estimated temperature rise in India will far exceed the increase in projected rainfall by the end of the century.According to a report ... Read more...

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Theres still time to save the planet, say scientists


October 8th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): A new research has suggested that if humans do everything they can to cap emissions of greenhouse gases, they might be able to prevent more global warming, ... Read more...

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New breakthrough could lead to more accurate forecasting of global-warming activity


August 8th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): Researchers from Arizona State University (ASU) in the US have made a breakthrough in understanding the effect on climate change of a key component of urban pollution, ... Read more...

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Extreme weather swings may trigger ‘perfect storm’ of infectious diseases


June 25th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new study has found that extreme climatic conditions, such as the increased frequency of droughts and floods expected with global warming, can turn normally harmless infections ... Read more...

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Extreme weather can trigger epidemics, says study


June 25th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Climatic extremes like frequent droughts and floods, associated with global warming, can trigger epidemics that could potentially wipe out livestock or wildlife. A new study suggests that such ... Read more...

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North Pole might be free of ice for the first time in history this summer


June 21st, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Scientists have warned that the North Pole might be free of ice for the first time in history this summer, thanks to a dramatic increase in Arctic ... Read more...

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Recent California fires consistent with climate change models, says study


November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
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