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Now trouble brews over NHPC projects in Orissa


July 23rd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) After protests against Posco steel, the state-run NHPC Ltd's plan to set up three hydropower plants in Orissa could face opposition, with social activists and a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Carbon leaks shows what coral reef would be like in future


June 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Natural carbon dioxide seeps have given scientists rare insights into what tropical coral reefs could look like if human-induced CO2 concentrations continue to rise unabated.At ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tree species greatly at risk from climate change


January 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Scientists at Hebrew University of Jerusalem have indicated that many tree species might become extinct due to climate change if no action is taken in time.Their study suggested ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rising CO2 levels could be making trees grow like crazy


December 5th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the rising level of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) may be fueling more than climate change, as it could also be making some ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New ways to mop up toxic chemicals in fire retardant


August 5th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Australian researchers have developed a new kit to find non degradable toxic chemicals used for decades as fire retardants and new techniques to clean them up. A team ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mega-drought precipitated exodus of ancient African humans


November 14th, 2007 - 3:00 am ICT by admin
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