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Wind plays key role in polluting cities


August 26th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Cities, full of hideous concrete structures and skewed traffic, often create wind patterns known as fluid flows, circulating exhaust particles, diesel fumes, chemical residues, ozone and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Arctic ice melt likely to stabilise


August 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Arctic sea ice, which seems fated to melt in response to warming climate, might stabilise or even expand over the next few decades.The computer modelling study ... Read more...

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Paved surfaces foster build-up of polluted air


June 8th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) Widespread urban development alters weather patterns in a way that can help pollutants accumulate during summer on paved surfaces, rather than being blown out to sea, ... Read more...

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Countries roll out preventive measures (To go with ‘Will Japan’s radiation leak reach India?’)


March 21st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Here's a look at what other nations are doing to protect themselves against the radiation leak from Japan's quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant:China: It has increased ... Read more...

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Qantas plane denied flight path through Iraq


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) A passenger aircraft of Australian airline Qantas had to change its flight path after it was denied entry into Iraqi air space, a media report said Tuesday.The QF32 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain to get colder winters due to climate change: Experts


December 25th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Britain will be hit by longer and bitter winters in coming years as the melting ice in the Arctic Sea due to global warming has changed the wind ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tiny bird makes world’s longest migration


January 13th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): The tiny migratory bird, called the arctic tern, makes the longest migration of any animal in the world-flying about two times farther than previously thought, a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Uttar Pradesh set to shiver


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 22 (IANS) Chilly winds will lash most parts of Uttar Pradesh in the next 48 hours, bringing down the temperature by several notches, officials said Tuesday. The fall in temperature will ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi shivers as temperature remains below average (Lead)


November 25th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) With the temperature remaining below average, the capital witnessed yet another cold day Wednesday. Although it got warmer as the day progressed, it was a cold start ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cold winds make Delhi shiver


November 25th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Cold winds blew through the national capital on a misty Wednesday morning. The weatherman has warned that the days may get colder although some temperature fluctuations are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Arctic Ocean may turn into ‘polluted soup’ by 2070


August 7th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A climate model has predicted that global warming, combined with nuclear waste, may make the Arctic Ocean a polluted soup by the year 2070.According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New El Nino may lead to increased drought in India


August 3rd, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): Meteorologists have warned that a new El Nino has begun, which may lead to increased drought in Africa, India and Australia, and may make 2010 one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mauna Kea selected as construction site for world’s most capable and advanced telescope


July 22nd, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): The board of directors of the TMT Observatory Corporation has selected Mauna Kea as the preferred site for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), which will be the most ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swirling volcano plumes can spawn tornadoes and sheet lightning


March 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that Volcano plumes can swirl like cyclones, thus spawning tornadoes and sheet lightning.It is conventionally thought that a volcanic plume rises ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wind pattern change may intensify global warming


March 14th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Carbon dioxide released from the Antartic Ocean due to shifting wind patterns may drastically increase global warming, say scientists. Many scientists think that the end of the last ... Read more...

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Huge CO2 releases may have amplified global warming at end of last ice age


March 13th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): A new research has suggested that natural releases of carbon dioxide from the Southern Ocean due to shifting wind patterns could have amplified global warming at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mary Rose may have sunk by French cannonball in 1545


November 18th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Academics have found that the ship known as Mary Rose may have been sunk by a cannonball shot by a French warship in 1545.The Mary Rose, which ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Short-term spikes, long-term warming linked to tropical Pacific


August 13th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): A new analysis of ice cores has determined that dramatic year-to-year temperature swings and a century-long warming trend across West Antarctica are linked to conditions in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Southwest monsoon advancing in Karnataka


June 2nd, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) For the fourth year in a row, the southwest monsoon is expected to be near normal in Karnataka, raising hopes of bountiful rains across the state, higher farm ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Even low levels of air pollution may pose stroke risk


May 31st, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Exposure to air pollution, even for a short time, is likely to enhance risk of a stroke or mini-stroke, according to new research. "The vast majority is exposed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ozone hole recovery might accelerate melting of Antarctic ice


April 30th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
London, April 30 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the recovery of the ozone hole above Antarctica could warm the Antarctic and cause more ice to melt in coming decades. According ... Read more...

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Orissa heat wave death toll rises to 22


April 22nd, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneshwar, Apr 22 (ANI): At least 22 people have died due to the intense heat wave in Orissa. The State Government has decided to pay an ex-gratia of Rs 10,000 each from ... Read more...

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Heat wave grips Orissa


April 21st, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneshwar, Apr 21 (ANI): The heat wave is on in Orissa, with the maximum temperature hovering around the 42deg Celsius mark in most parts of the State. The heat wave has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Volcanic eruption in 1600 may have caused global cooling


April 12th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by admin
London, April 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a volcanic eruption that happened in 1600 in the Andes mountains may have plunged the world into cold climate chaos.According to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Wind patterns might mask effects of global warming in ocean


February 8th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that w ind patterns could be masking the overall effect of global warming in the North Atlantic Ocean. Previously, scientists had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Regional sources reason for ground level aerosol pollution in US (Re-issue)


November 18th, 2007 - 11:35 am ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new study by NASA has estimated that aerosol (particulate) pollution at ground level in the United States originates from regional sources and only a small amount is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Regional sources reason for ground level aerosol pollution in US


November 17th, 2007 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 17 (ANI): A new study by NASA has estimated that aerosol (particulate) pollution at ground level in the United States originates from regional sources and only a small amount ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Economic growth spurring rise in CO2 levels, weakening natural carbon sink


November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
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