Monthly Archives: December 2010

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot… Not: Coral Reefs

Coral reefs suffered record losses as a consequence of high ocean temperatures in the tropical Atlantic and Caribbean in 2005 according to the most comprehensive documentation of basin-scale bleaching to date. Collaborators from 22 countries report that more than 80 … Continue reading

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Biodiversity: Care About It or It Will Be Angry

We often think of declines in biodiversity – an animal here, a plant there, either extirpated from one local or extinct altogether – as a tragedy for the environment. The loss of biodiversity — from beneficial bacteria to charismatic mammals … Continue reading

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Solar Activity and How Earth Feels About It

On August 1, 2010, an entire hemisphere of the sun erupted. Filaments of magnetism snapped and exploded, shock waves raced across the stellar surface, billion-ton clouds of hot gas billowed into space. Astronomers knew they had witnessed something big. It … Continue reading

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Breaking News : whole world will soon be dessert. well.. sorta.. not really.. actually there’s no chance

Some researchers at the Nattional Center for Atmospheric Research have just put out findings that say much of the globe will experience a tremendous draught in the next 30 years.(and who said bottled water was a bad idea???) They say … Continue reading

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Panama Canalled all over Panama

Pardon tehe cheesy topic. Its getting late and I’m down to the wire. Research shows that A massive earthquake could be brewing around panama city. This is bad news for the people of Panama and those who are affected by … Continue reading

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Iraq up some water bottles

If Iraq didnt have enough on its plate. They are no facing desperate measures dealing with water management. The majority of their water comes from the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Unfortunately between pollution and war, water supply has been limited … Continue reading

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Its a bird, its a plane, no its a giant dragonfly!

It crazy as it sounds. Its True! scientists have been raising dragonflies in habitats representing environments millions of years ago. Oxygen levels millions of years ago were well above the levels today. Organisms back then were much larger than those … Continue reading

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