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Tropical Cyclones Play Important Role in Climate-control

...sity researchers have found evidence that tropical cyclones and hurricanes play an important role in the ocean... no cyclones, and no mixing occurs, he said. "If cyclones were added to models in place of the background mixing, there would be zero mixing at the equator. T...

World Environment Day (International Polar Year)

...trength of natural calamities like hurricanes and cyclones since the 70's "more likely than not can be attributed to man-made global warming." On the melting of the polar ice caps and its effect on rising sea levels,the panel projects a further rise of 4-8 inches to the already existing increase of 7-23...

US Professor Helping India Deal With Global Warming

...re coastal threats, such as tsunamis, monsoons and cyclones in these areas of high population density. Such events are predicted to increase in number and severity if the global climate situation remains unchanged. The recent unprecedented growth of the Indian economy and population is expected to increase ...

Climate Change Threatens Sundarbans and World Heritage Sites

...been acting as protective buffers against tropical cyclones that are common in the Bengal basin. About 10 percent of the world's tropical cyclones occur in this area of Bay of Bengal, and 17 percent of them sweep the land in Bangladesh. "No matt...

Protecting Oceans is Important to Keeping Planet Cool

...so blamed for powering the increasing intensity of cyclones and hurricanes that wreak devastation on coastal areas. Source-IANS...

Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models

...th risks. Recent evidence from extreme heat waves, cyclones and droughts has shown how widely the health impacts vary between old and young, rich and poor, and those with strong versus weak social institutions and supports. Human societies and communities are very varied in resources, culture and behaviour. S...

Australian City Fights Global Warming in a Unique Way

...f the problem. Bushfires, drought, more frequent cyclones and storms, drying rivers, melting glaciers, each piece of bad news strikes home like a new entry on a casualty list in a long war, the newspaper noted and called for concerted action to fight the looming danger. GPL...

Australian Businesses Prepare for Outbreak of Bird Flu

...n planning for other business risks such as fires, cyclones and floods. Sydney-based company Good Health Solutions has estimated the cost of protecting a staff of 1000 against the possibility of a bird flu pandemic at about $92,000. Businesses such as big retailers would probably be required to spend se...

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