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2011-03-15 20:21:48

University of Alberta researchers have determined that the influence of northern peatlands on the prehistorical record of climate change has been over estimated, but the vast northern wetlands must still be watched closely as the planet grapples with its current global warming trend.

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2011-03-05 10:55:32

The density of pores that allow plants to breathe has dwindled by 34 percent.

2011-02-28 14:32:03

Indonesia has promised to become a world leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

2011-01-31 07:00:00

WALLA WALLA, Wash., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Organix, Inc.

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2010-12-06 05:55:00

According to a study released on Sunday, global warming is driving forest fires in northern latitudes to burn more frequently and fiercely.

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2010-12-03 10:00:00

Carbon monoxide trapped in ice cores reveals unexpected trends regarding burning biomass.

2010-10-26 13:53:32

Greenhouse plant growers can substitute rice hulls for perlite in their media without the need for an increase in growth regulators, according to a Purdue University study.

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2010-09-15 10:06:14

A modest moss gives insight into global carbon cycling.

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.

2010-01-26 12:13:51

Researchers in the UK use images from earth and space to reveal peatland surface patterns.


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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