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Study Measures Vulnerability Of Earth’s Lungs
2013-02-07 09:46:02

A new study indicates that yearly variations in climate can cause the amount of carbon dioxide absorbed and released by rainforests – the Earth's "lungs" – to vary considerably.

Increasing Shrubs Reduce The Positive Climate Contribution Of Peatlands
2012-12-26 05:44:43

Bogs and mires are important ecosystems that also play an important role the storage of global atmospheric carbon emissions.

Greenhouse Gasses Hit Record High
2012-11-20 12:15:43

According to a new report by the UN's World Meteorological Organization (WMO), greenhouse gas levels reached new highs in 2011.

2012-11-12 11:06:46

Fertilizing one's lawn is considered a necessary practice, as is with most agricultural crops.

Global Warming Could Prevent Next Ice Age
2012-11-09 10:30:13

We hear reports every day about the dangers and evils of carbon emissions, but could there be a good side?

2012-11-01 10:24:38

Halving the amount of nitrogen fertilizer used in certain areas of China would substantially decrease greenhouse gas emissions without affecting crop productivity and the area's natural carbon sink.

2012-10-03 10:02:15

Plants’ ability to absorb increased levels of carbon dioxide in the air may have been overestimated.

2012-08-31 12:09:43

In a surprising finding, North Carolina State University researchers have shown that certain underground organisms thought to promote chemical interactions that make the soil a carbon sink actually play a more complex, dual role when atmospheric carbon levels rise.

2012-08-08 22:22:25

Washington State University researchers have documented an underappreciated suite of players in global warming: dams, the water reservoirs behind them, and surges of greenhouse gases as water levels go up and down.

Two New Views Of Carbon Sinks
2012-08-02 05:35:15

In the last 50 years, man has quadrupled his CO2 output, primarily through the burning of fossil fuels. That is a startling and sobering concept. So far, though, Mother Nature seems to be keeping pace.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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