water cycle

Increasing CO2 ‘causing plants to release less water to atmosphere’

March 4th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 04 (ANI): Scientists have reported that as carbon dioxide levels have risen during the last 150 years, the density of pores that allow plants to breathe has dwindled by 34 ... Read more...

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San Franciscan Mayor Vetoes The Ban On The Vending Of ‘Happy Meals’ With Kids’ Toys

November 14th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsom, has utilized his veto power to annul a prohibition on sales of McDonald’s Happy Meals with kids’ toys. The ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint alarming increase in flow of fresh water into oceans

October 5th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have found that freshwater is flowing into Earth's oceans in greater amounts every year, thanks to more frequent and extreme storms linked to ... Read more...

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Scientists may have solved mystery of disappearing CO2 on Mars

September 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Scientists may have solved the mystery of the carbon dioxide ice disappearance early in the Northern Martian springs followed later by its sudden reappearance, revealing a very active ... Read more...

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Global warming-induced water changes to continue for decades

July 11th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A reversal of human-induced temperature changes will not quickly return the hydrological cycle to its prewarming state, contrary to popular belief, according to a new study.Peili Wu ... Read more...

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World’s water cycle has intensified

April 17th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Ocean salinities show an intensified water cycle, according to a new research.The stronger water cycle means arid regions have become drier and high rainfall regions wetter as atmospheric ... Read more...

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Melting glaciers feed marine life with ancient carbon

December 31st, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 31 (ANI): A new study has determined that glaciers that naturally melt each summer along the Gulf of Alaska flush out huge amounts of ancient carbon, made up mostly ... Read more...

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US grant for water in Latin America, Caribbean

August 21st, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Aug 21 (IBNS) The U.S. Department of State awarded a grant to the International Water Association in mid-June to improve drinking water safety in the Latin American and Caribbean region.The ... Read more...

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Ozone and nitrogen change the way rising CO2 affects Earth’s water

July 10th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A team of NASA-funded researchers have found that future concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) and ozone in the atmosphere and of nitrogen in the soil are likely to ... Read more...

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Global warming and cleaner skies are making it rain more

September 22nd, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): After analyzing global measurements of solar radiation and rainfall taken between 1986 and 2000, scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, have determined that ... Read more...

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