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‘Precipitation, river discharges increase climate change’


September 6th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Increased precipitation and river discharge in the Arctic Ocean has the potential to speed climate change as it can lower salinity and cause warmer surface temperatures, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Melting ice in Canadian Arctic bigger player in sea-level rise


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Melting glaciers and ice caps on Canadian Arctic islands play a much greater role in sea-level rise than scientists previously suspected, For instance, the 550,000-square-mile Canadian ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft detects significant changes in Mars’ atmosphere


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): The total amount of atmosphere on Mars changes dramatically as the tilt of the planet's axis varies, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has discovered.This process can affect the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Melting glaciers on Arctic islands play major role in rise of sea level


April 21st, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): A study has found that melting glaciers and ice caps on Canadian Arctic islands play a much greater role in sea level rise than scientists previously thought.The new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Glaciers melting 100 times faster


April 4th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) The world's glaciers are melting up to 100 times faster than any time during the last 350 years. The findings, based on a study of Patagonia, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Glaciers ‘melting 100 times faster than at any time in 350 yrs’


April 4th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 4 (ANI): A new study has found that the world's glaciers are melting up to 100 times faster than any time in the past 350 years.The findings, based on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Part of Alaska was inundated by ancient megafloods


April 29th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): One of the largest fresh-water floods in Earth's history occurred about 17,000 years ago and inundated a large area of Alaska that is now occupied in part by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seismic forces may have twisted Italian supervolcano’s innards


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Scientists have found that seismic forces have twisted an Italian supervolcano's interiors, giving scientists an unprecedented glimpse deep into the feature's explosive plumbing-and a better shot at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US satellites unlock secret to north India’s vanishing water


August 14th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Unsustainable use of water in India's northern states threatens farm output and can fuel the spectre of a major water crisis, distressing 114 million people living there, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Secret to northern India’s vanishing water unlocked by scientists


August 13th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): Using NASA satellite data, scientists have found that as a result of human activities, groundwater levels in northern India have been declining by as much as one foot ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists see dramatic increase in amount of fresh water in Arctic Ocean


July 5th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): A new study by scientists has shown a dramatic increase in the amount of fresh water in the Arctic Ocean.Fresh water flowing into or out of the Arctic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientist suggests use of rocket-powered water gun to blow away space junk


March 12th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): An aerospace engineer has suggested the use of rocket-powered water gun to blow away space junk, which includes about thousands of pieces of useless equipment circling Earth.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wastage of food means wastage of water


May 20th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new report by the Stockholm International Water Institute has determined that the wastage of food means wastage of a large amount of water.According to a report ... Read more...

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Molten rocks under Atlantic Ocean may shed light on break up of continents


March 28th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
London, March 28 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time explored a huge volume of molten rock frozen into the crust under the Atlantic Ocean, which might gives them a better ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sea levels would have risen 30 percent without dams and reservoirs


March 14th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 14 (ANI): A new study has indicated that without dams and reservoirs, sea levels would have risen 30 percent more than they already have.According to a report in National ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shrinking Himalayan ice fields could affect more than 500 million people on the Indian subcontinent


December 12th, 2007 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new research has led scientists to speculate that the Himalayan ice fields have been gradually shrinking over the past 50 years, which could seriously affect the lives ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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