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Gulf-spill oil consumed by microbes far more than thought earlier


October 21st, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): According to new research, the amount of oil consumed by microbes living at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico may be far more than previously thought."Because of ... Read more...

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Methane in Mars’ atmosphere lasts less than a year


September 21st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): A study by Italian scientists has revealed that methane in the atmosphere of Mars lasts less than a year.Sergio Fonti (Universita del Salento) and Giuseppe Marzo (NASA Ames) ... Read more...

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Ongoing Gulf oil spill wreaking havoc for marine ecology


June 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): The continuing oil spill disaster in Gulf of Mexico is becoming a reason for serious worries as researchers are beginning to collect data on how it is changing ... Read more...

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Plants under stress emit more methane, worsen global warming


August 18th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 18 (IANS) Methane emission by plants in dry or drought prone areas could aggravate global warming more than previously suspected, says a new study. A University of Calgary (U-C) study ... Read more...

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Stressed crops emit more methane emissions than previously thought


August 18th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Calgary (U of C) in Canada have found that methane emission by stressed crops could be a bigger problem in global warming than ... Read more...

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Globe warming methane bubbling up from undersea reserves


December 21st, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A recent expedition by a Russian team has determined that the East Siberian Sea is bubbling with methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, which is being released from ... Read more...

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Global methane levels rise after 8 yrs of near-zero growth


December 16th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): An international study has determined that methane levels in the atmosphere have started to rise after almost eight years of near-zero growth. According to a report in ABC ... Read more...

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Methane bubbles from ocean floor wont make global warming worse


December 21st, 2007 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that only one percent of methane bubbles from the oceans floor escape into thin air, which makes it a good news for the Earth's atmosphere, ... Read more...

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