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Glacier Cores From Eastern European Alps May Yield New Climate Clues
2012-01-10 05:41:00

Researchers are beginning their analysis of what are probably the first successful ice cores drilled to bedrock from a glacier in the eastern European Alps.

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2010-12-08 12:05:00

One of the world’s foremost experts on climate change is warning that if humans don’t moderate their use of fossil fuels, there is a real possibility that we will face the environmental, societal and economic consequences of climate change faster than we can adapt to them.

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2010-08-10 09:40:00

Glaciologists who drilled through an ice cap perched precariously on the edge of a 16,000-foot-high Indonesian mountain ridge say that the ice field could vanish within in the next few years, another victim of global climate change.

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2009-11-03 05:50:00

The majestic snow-capped summits of Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro are melting quickly — so quickly, in fact, that the ancient mountain’s ice sheet could completely disappear within 20 years.

2009-08-17 10:46:06

Massive burning of forests for agriculture thousands of years ago may have increased atmospheric carbon dioxide enough to alter global climate and usher in a warming trend that continues today, according to a new study that appears online Aug. 17 in the journal Quaternary Science Reviews.

2007-05-30 20:09:01

An earth sciences professor at Ohio State University was named Tuesday to receive a National Medal of Science from the White House, the university announced.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.