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Global Warming Not Primary Cause Of Svalbard-Area Methane Release
2014-01-03 07:47:38

Natural processes, not global warming, are primarily to blame for the dissolution of the fragile, ice-like solid fuel substances known as methane hydrates, according to new research published online Thursday in the journal Science.

Hitchhiking species invading arctic
2013-11-04 13:17:18

An international team of researchers has calculated the risk of bringing in a new species in Arctic waters for the first time.

Extreme Weather Events May Synchronize Entire Communities Of Species
2013-01-18 04:26:31

Scientists have known that climate change affects the population dynamics of single species, such as reindeer or caribou, but the effects of such climate change at the community level have been much harder to document and quantify.

Melt Water On The Red Planet Could Support Life
2012-11-16 16:47:39

Though Mars is 140 million miles away, it shares some similarities with Earth. Some of its landforms, for existence, closely resemble regions found here on Earth.


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shavie
  • A trick or prank.
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