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Sea levels may rise much higher, says fossil study

Sea levels may rise much higher than previously thought, suggests a new study on fossil corals, which shows how warmer climes in the past promoted dramatic melting of polar ice sheets.Andrea Dutton, formerly of the The Australian National University College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, teamed up with Kurt Lambeck, ANU professor to analyse More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Distant storms can cause air turbulence mid flight

Distant storms even as far away as 100 km, could create sudden turbulence in mid flight and cause Continue reading “Distant storms can cause air turbulence mid flight” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Moscow to patrol forests with UAVs

Moscow’s Forest and Environment Protection Department will use unmanned air vehicles (UAV) systems to patrol the forested areas Continue reading “Moscow to patrol forests with UAVs” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Aquatic ecosystems release more carbon than land

Aquatic ecosystems have the potential to release more carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere in a warmer climate than their Continue reading “Aquatic ecosystems release more carbon than land” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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Greenhouse gases may have loaded early atmosphere

Ancient Earth may have been warmed by the presence of green house gases, which made life possible Continue reading “Greenhouse gases may have loaded early atmosphere” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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2-in-1 device uses sewage as fuel to generate electricity and clean dirt

Scientists have come up with a new and a much better version of an innovative device, which is the Continue reading “2-in-1 device uses sewage as fuel to generate electricity and clean dirt” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
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Nuclear safety tests in Japan appropriate: IAEA

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) group has found the safety tests it had overseen at Continue reading “Nuclear safety tests in Japan appropriate: IAEA” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 23rd, 2012
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Carbon emissions speed up ocean acidification

Manmade emissions over the last two centuries have already raised ocean acidity far beyond the Continue reading “Carbon emissions speed up ocean acidification” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 30th, 2011
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Israel develops green pesticide

Israeli scientists have developed an inexpensive environment friendly pesticide. Continue reading “Israel develops green pesticide” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
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Second mission launched to explore underwater mountains

Scientists are set to launch a mission that will take scientists to study underwater mountains in the Indian Ocean Continue reading “Second mission launched to explore underwater mountains” »  More...