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Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

..., followed by lowering water levels and increasing salinity until some dried up completely.In addition to the ponds, the researchers also reported a drying of nearby wetlands. "The ecological ramifications of these changes ... will cascade throughout the Arctic ecosystem. ... Lower water levels will have man...

Investigating Coral Reefs to Help Understand Past and Future Climate Change

...es ranging from 18-35 C and within the very narrow salinity range of 35-36 per ml. Any ecological changes af...le gives accurate information about the sea level, salinity and temperature at different times in history. Interpreting this information provides a way to recon...

Fluctuations in Ocean Salinity Could Forewarn of Climate Change

Significant increase or decrease in ocean salinity could forewarn of climate change in 10 to 20 years time, researchers say. The results, presented at a recent European Science Foundation (ESF) conference states that a build up of salty water stimulates deep-water circulation, while a diluting of ...

Scientists Developing 'intelligent Clothes' to Monitor Wearer's Health

...ill be able to monitor sweat by measuring acidity, salinity and perspiration rate. However, it is hoped the technology will eventually be able to monitor the body's vital signs, assess the progress of wound healing, and spot illnesses and infections at a very early stage by pinpointing abnormalities in meta...

Climate Change Threatens Sundarbans and World Heritage Sites

...water flow in winter will also result in increased salinity in the area, threatening the conservation of the Sundarbans mangroves. Spread over 10,000 sq km, the Sundarbans, the largest of such forests in the world, lie within the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers in the Bay of Bengal. A com...

Avian Flu Unlikely to Spread Through Water Systems

... they come out of feces or are at different pH and salinity levels. Similarly, the small laboratory-scale study found that bacterial digesters also reduced H5N2 to undetectable levels after 72 hours, which is consistent with industry standards. The researchers also found that higher digester temperatures in...

Maharashtra warns against Mahim's 'miracle' water

...graphy regional centre in Mumbai. "The change in salinity at the Mahim creek could be attributed to the larg...ea because of the rains. "The noticeable drop in salinity levels occurs at low tide when the maximum dilution of seawater by fresh water occurs. Apart from th...

Global Seagrass Decline Affects Shallow-water Ecosystems

...Quebec plant. The fresh water influx decreased the salinity so much that the seagrass could no longer survive. Short and his SeagrassNet colleagues have not ruled out global climate change as a factor in the decline of seagrass beds. Yet so far, he’s found the impacts on seagrass to be far more localized. “...

Safe Drinking Water To Be Made Available

...er supplied. These include excess fluoride, excess salinity and excess iron among others. For ensuring linkage of water with health and environment, Manmohan Singh said, that both linkages will be effectively addressed through decentralized participatory management. This is hoped to be achieved through develo...

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