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Humans increasingly poisoned by reef fish


September 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) Human beings are being poisoned by consumption of many reef fish whose flesh is contaminated with toxins, an Australian study says. The illness called ciguatera leads ... Read more...

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Antarctic icebergs help ocean absorb carbon dioxide


May 12th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Antarctic icebergs may be instrumental in boosting the growth of algae that absorbs atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and transfers it back into the deep sea through ... Read more...

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Expedition to discover colour of the Atlantic Ocean


March 11th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): An international team of scientists have undertaken a seafaring expedition to find out the colour of the Atlantic Ocean.They want to discover the impact of misty clouds ... Read more...

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Scientists question widely adopted indicator of ocean health


November 21st, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): A new analysis by an international team led by a University of Washington fisheries scientist has suggested that the most widely adopted measure for assessing the state of ... Read more...

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Warmer temperatures increase CO2 release by inland lakes


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Warmer climate entails increased release of carbon dioxide by inland lakes, reveals new Swedish research.The study appears in the journal Nature.Particles of different kinds - including microscopic algae, ... Read more...

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Corals reef in danger of being wiped off the face of the Earth


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): If reports are anything to go by, then coral reefs are in danger of being wiped off the face of the Earth, all due to global warming.Corals get ... Read more...

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Now, Lola chocolate that helps you stay slim!


November 17th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Good news for chocoholics trying hard to resist their favourite sweet treat: a chocolate that helps people slim has been invented.Called Lola, the chocolate contains chemicals that suppress ... Read more...

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Warming climate could make diatoms capture less greenhouse gases


March 18th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A new research by Michigan State University (MSU) scientists has indicated that tiny creatures at the bottom of the food chain called diatoms could become less able ... Read more...

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Ocean acidification could have broader effects on marine ecosystems


December 18th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new research has determined that ocean acidification could result in broader disruptions of biological processes in the oceans. The research was conducted by Donald Potts, a professor ... Read more...

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Climate warming causing ecosystem changes in temperate lakes


December 17th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has linked ecosystem changes in many temperate North American and Western European lakes to climate warning.The study, conducted by researchers at Queens University and ... Read more...

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Environmental conditions in Antarctica were even more severe than seen today


February 17th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new report has determined that during the ice ages, the extreme cold and environmental conditions in Antarctica were even more severe than seen today, thus forcing many ... Read more...

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Natural Ocean “Thermostat” might protect some coral reefs


February 8th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): A new study has found evidence that a natural ocean thermostat appears to be regulating sea-surface temperatures in a biologically diverse region of the western Pacific, which might ... Read more...

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