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Tuesday 21 April, 2015

US coastal areas face major flood threats

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Come 2050 and most of the US coastal areas are likely to be threatened by 30 or more days of  More...

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Photograph of Morning Glory Pool from August 23, 2012 CREDIT: Joseph Shaw, Montana State University
By BioNews On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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Scientists recreate stunning pictures of Yellowstone National Park’s hot springs how they appeared years ago

Researchers at Montana State University and Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany have created a simple  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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UN climate talks kick off in Peru

The annual UN global climate change talks started in the Peruvian capital Monday amid hopes for hammering out a new  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Human-induced water vapour next climate threat

The rising levels of water vapour in the upper troposphere – a key amplifier of global warming – owing to greenhouse gases will intensify climate change impacts over the next decades  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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New approach to improve hurricane intensity forecast

In what could offer a new method to aid in storm intensity prediction of hurricanes, researchers have found that physical conditions at the air-sea interface  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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What makes cities warmer than countryside

Variation in how efficiently urban areas release heat back into the lower atmosphere – through the process of convection – is the dominant factor in the daytime “urban heat island” (UHI) More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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How climate change affects parasites and disease spread

Though hosts might expand their geographical range due to global warming, the parasites do not always follow suit  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Grant carbon, development space to developing countries: Survey

Against the backdrop of over 190 countries pledging emission cuts for the post-2020 period, the new climate deals must ensure developing countries are granted the required “carbon and development space” More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Leafing out and climate change

Global warming is generally expected to bring spring forward but a connected influx of plant species from warmer southern latitudes could counteract this effect  More...

By BioNews On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Curb carbon emission to slow global warming: Study

Forget about positioning giant mirrors in space to reduce the amount of sunlight being trapped in the earth’s atmosphere or seeding clouds to reduce the amount of light entering earth’s atmosphere  More...