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Freshwater methane emission changes greenhouse gas equation


January 7th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Greenhouse gas uptake by continents is less than previously thought because of methane emissions from freshwater areas, to newly released data by an international team of scientists.John Downing ... Read more...

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New software enhances climate change research


August 19th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): A new powerful computer software will allow scientists to study the climate change in a more detailed manner.The Community Earth System Model (CESM) will be one of the ... Read more...

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New technique to track aerosol spread more accurately


March 13th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Aerosols, those tiny, ubiquitous particles in the air, may profoundly affect global climate. But scientists have long struggled to measure their composition, size and global distribution accurately. A ... Read more...

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Antarctic Ice Shelf hanging by its last thread


July 11th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, July 11 (ANI): The Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica is literally hanging by its last thread, with further disintegration that is threatening the collapse of the ice bridge connecting the ... Read more...

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Antarcticas Wilkins Ice shelf experiences further break-up


June 14th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 14 (ANI): The Wilkins Ice Shelf in Antarctica has broken up further, with an area of about 160 km sq. breaking off from May 30 to May 31, 2008.The ... Read more...

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Heavy rainfall could trigger earthquakes in landscapes full of caves, channels


February 26th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that heavy downpours of rain could cause earthquakes in landscapes full of caves and channels by escalating pressure within underlying rock.It is already ... Read more...

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Humanity at risk on Earth due to unsustainable development


November 14th, 2007 - 2:52 am ICT by admin
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