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2010-02-10 12:55:10

The drivers of tropical deforestation have shifted in the early 21st century to hinge on growth of cities and the globalized agricultural trade, a new large-scale study concludes.

2009-12-16 10:10:00

Rejection by Private Financing, Skyrocketing Cost Projections, Falling Demand, and Faulty Reactor Designs Can't Be Solved With U.S. Shifting to "Nuclear Socialism" to Bail Out Industry. WASHINGTON, Dec.

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2009-12-09 12:24:14

Deforestation in tropical rain forests could have an even greater impact on climate change than has previously been thought.

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2009-12-07 10:50:32

An international team of researchers detected low concentrations of these toxic, carcinogenic chlorine compounds in samples taken from America’s highest mountain.

2009-12-02 12:51:00

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI), producer of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software for integrated analysis of space, defense and intelligence assets, has released STK 9.1, a follow-on to its most significant software release in five years, STK 9.

2009-09-30 11:00:00

Higher Costs, Pollution and Proliferation Dangers if Congress Opens Door to Reprocessing MINNEAPOLIS, Sept.

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2009-08-26 12:25:00

A new study shows that paint with dangerously high lead levels is still being sold for household use all over the world, putting hundreds of millions of young children at risk of permanent brain damage.

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2009-07-02 15:25:00

Intelligent countryside management could improve the survival chances of animal and plant species threatened by climate change.

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2009-03-30 09:05:00

Did volatile halogenated gases from giant salt lakes at the end of the Permian Age lead to a mass extinction of species?

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2009-01-26 13:46:48

More frequent freeze-thaw cycles in winter can increase biomass production according to the results of a recent study conducted by the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (UFZ), the University of Bayreuth and the Helmholtz Center in Munich.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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