climate factors

How giant tortoises, alligators thrived in High Arctic 50m years ago

August 25th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): University of Colorado researchers have conducted a study that explains how ancient alligators and giant tortoises were able to thrive on Ellesmere Island well above the Arctic Circle, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

88 countries agree in future strategy to improve climate information and services

March 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by BNO News
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) – Eighty-eight countries and three international organizations agreed on a future strategy to provide improved climate information and services, the World Meteorologica Organization said Monday.In order for decision ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dust storms from Arctic may affect climate and health in the Americas and Europe

February 20th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): New evidence has emerged which indicates that dust storms in the arctic, possibly caused by receding glaciers, may be making similar deposits in northern Europe and North America, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Himalayan glaciers grew when Asia was hotter

August 29th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, August 29 (IANS) A group of Himalayan glaciers grew six-fold during much hotter summers, when temperatures rose steeply by six degrees Celsius in Asia, baffling geologists. Most other Central Asian glaciers retreated ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Why Himalayan glaciers grew while Asia heated up 9,000 years ago

August 28th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 28 (ANI): A new study by scientists at Brigham Young University (BYU), US, has pieced together the chain of events surrounding the unexpected glacial growth in the Southeast Himalayas 9,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sediments deposited in oceans by major Arctic rivers hold clues to future global climate

May 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that sediments deposited in the ocean by major Arctic rivers may hold clues to understand how Earth's climate will change in the next ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beware of 2010, it could be year of invasive species

February 26th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) June 2010 could be a busy month for invasive plants, insects and animals seeking free rides to distant lands. A new study forecasts climate factors such as temperature, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Remote satellite imaging may help predict infectious disease outbreaks

September 3rd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Researchers in the US have used a new way to predict outbreaks of cholera - a water-borne infectious disease.According to the researchers, this new technique could potentially ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World’s mountains will not remain water towers forever

April 16th, 2008 - 9:25 am ICT by admin
By Ivonne Marschall Vienna, April 16 (DPA) The world's population and agriculture hotspots are particularly sensitive to changes in the capacity of mountains to store water, geological scientists say. Both naturally occurring and ... Read more...

Posted in World |