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2010-03-05 10:05:00

Seventy-five per cent of the world's heather moorlands are in the UK. However, pollution, overgrazing and wild fires have damaged large areas.

2010-03-01 23:01:00

MIAMI, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international coalition today thanked the nine U.S.

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2010-02-19 09:07:03

Dispelling the notion that urban “green” spaces help counteract greenhouse gas emissions, new research has found – in Southern California at least – that total emissions might be lower if lawns did not exist.

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2010-02-18 13:26:01

Pumping nutrient-rich water up from the deep ocean to boost algal growth in sunlit surface waters and draw carbon dioxide down from the atmosphere has been touted as a way of ameliorating global warming.

2010-01-27 16:39:16

Some past approaches to calculating the impacts of forest fires have grossly overestimated the number of live trees that burn up and the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere as a result.

2010-01-22 00:39:31

Weizmann Institute scientists show that in one kind of forest, its 'energy budget' includes significant reserves of heat.

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2010-01-08 13:22:59

The impact on levels of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere by the decaying remains of a group of marine creatures that includes starfish and sea urchin has been significantly underestimated.

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2010-01-08 11:50:27

Contrary to conventional belief, as the climate warms and growing seasons lengthen subalpine forests are likely to soak up less carbon dioxide.

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2009-12-11 11:05:00

The first phase of a groundbreaking national assessment estimates that US forests and soils could remove additional quantities of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere as a means to mitigate climate change.

2009-11-23 16:20:27

Tool for estimating size of greenhouse gas-trapping reservoirs to be presented.


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