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Ongoing climate change caused by human influences will alter the nature of how rain and snow falls
2014-03-17 05:28:20

By the end of the 21st century, some parts of the world can expect as many as 30 more days a year without precipitation, according to a new study by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego researchers.

Bechstein's Bat Is Forest Specialist
2013-05-28 15:54:23

A new study sheds a little light on the origins of the Bechstein's bat, which tends to be thought of as a Euro-Siberian species.

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2010-04-21 13:30:56

A new study concludes that the future effects of global warming could be significantly changed over very small distances by local air movements in complex or mountainous terrain - perhaps doubling or even tripling the temperature increases in some situations.

2009-02-18 08:15:00

In the first systematic analysis of threats to the biodiversity of the world’s mediterranean-climate regions, scientists at The Nature Conservancy and UC Davis report that these conservation hotspots are facing significant and increasing pressure.

2006-07-27 09:55:16

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Mediterranean beaches may get too hot for tourists this century because of global warming and northern Europeans will find the summer balmy enough to stay at home, researchers said on Thursday.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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