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Global warming behind recent extreme summers

Recent heat waves and extreme summers were likely caused by global warming, said researchers Continue reading “Global warming behind recent extreme summers” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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Dumping iron in oceans `may cure climate change`

A ship dumping iron into the Southern Ocean has shown a technique that could be used as a “cure” for climate change Continue reading “Dumping iron in oceans `may cure climate change`” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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Plants reduce city street pollution 8 times more than thought

Trees, bushes and other greenery growing in the concrete-and-glass canyons of cities can reduce levels of two of the most worrisome air pollutants by eight times more than previously believed Continue reading “Plants More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Global warming affecting lakes worldwide

Global warming, a major concern for the various water resources of the world, is also causing harm to the globe”s freshwater lakes Continue reading “Global warming affecting lakes worldwide” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 16th, 2012
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‘Cold War era tools help track climate change today’

Tracking the impact of climate change today has been made possible by tools developed by nuclear Continue reading “‘Cold War era tools help track climate change today’” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 6th, 2012
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Climate change suspended coral reef growth for 2 millenniums

Intense climate change drove coral reefs to a total ecosystem collapse lasting thousands of years, a study has revealed Continue reading “Climate change suspended coral reef growth for 2 millenniums” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Change in climate ‘causes leaves to narrow’

As a result of changes in the climate, leaves of some plant species are getting narrower, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Change in climate ‘causes leaves to narrow’” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 2nd, 2012
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Even most ambitious emissions cuts can’t stop rising sea levels

Rise in sea level cannot be stopped over the next several hundred years, even if deep emissions cuts lower global average temperatures Continue reading “Even most ambitious emissions cuts can’t stop rising More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Global warming will push up sea level

Sea levels worldwide are expected to rise by several metres in the coming centuries if global warming continues unabated. A study by a university in The Netherlands is the first to give a comprehensive projection, More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Loss of top predators can multiply extinction risks as planet warms

Global warming may cause more extinctions than predicted if scientists fail to account for interactions among species in their models, say Yale and UConn researchers Continue reading “Loss of top predators More...