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Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...and transport more energy efficient, and plant new trees and preserve forests. The organizers are happy that China too has been roped in, despite its known reservation on the global warming issue. Kevin Wall, the executive producer of Live Earth, said, We're on Chinese TV with 800 million people, ' he ...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...t of internecine warfare and cannibalism after the trees which provided fuel and timber were all cut down. Prolonged drought wiped out the advanced Mayan civilisation at Tikal, in modern-day Mexico, around a thousand years ago. And in the 15th century, the last Viking settlement in Greenland petered out,...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

...efore eco-houses start sprouting up like the mango trees they aim to copy. "Dr Soontorn's house is an experiment at best, that will be replicated by a few wealthy or alternative minded individuals," he says....

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

... Next to it, propped up against one of the ancient trees in Beijing's Zhongshan Park, are two photographs, one showing the 28-year-old bachelor proudly donning his military uniform. A few yards away, his smartly dressed father watches as dozens of other parents amble past and take a look at the soldier's...

Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

...e should match that of the four monkey species.The trees didn't match."The monkey tree was significantly different from the virus tree," Wertheim said. The researchers then looked at the geographic distribution of the four African green monkey species. The relative ages and information on which pairs of S...

Kashmir University Stops Construction to Save Chinar Trees

...uesthouse inside the campus to save a dozen chinar trees from the axe following student protests . Vice C...draw public attention to the possibility of chinar trees being felled to make way for the construction. "I have passed orders so that no law is violated in...

Northern Forests Less Effective Than Tropical Forests in Reducing Global Warming

...esearchers with a much better understanding of how trees and other plants respond to industrial emissions o...rce of 1.8 billion tons of carbon, largely because trees and other plants release carbon into the atmosphere as a result of widespread logging, burning and o...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...and transport more energy efficient, and plant new trees and preserve forests. The organizers are happy that China too has been roped in, despite its known reservation on the global warming issue. Kevin Wall, the executive producer of Live Earth, said, We're on Chinese TV with 800 million people, ' he ...

Students Join Hands to Save Green Cover in Delhi

Irked by rampant felling of trees for construction purposes, students and teachers o...r Deepak Pental objecting to the plan to cut 1,000 trees in the north campus to construct a Rugby field for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Signed by 75 facul...

Sewage Flows into Hudson River in a Torrent

...roke off a 30-degree slope and slid down, carrying trees with it. The ground's movement snapped the pipe and allowed raw sewage from as far north as Irvington to flow into a tidal wetlands just east of the railroad tracks and then into the river. County and state environmental experts estimated that ab...

Now a Green Agenda for Mental Health

...many prisons, despite evidence that even a view of trees can improve prisoners' health and behaviour. A stu... that those who had cells overlooking farmland and trees had 24 per cent fewer sick visits than those in cells facing the prison yard. Similarly, a 10-year...

Scientists Saying Against Trees Sparks Debate

...spawned a major scientific debate by claiming that trees put millions of tonnes of methane into the atmosph...ppler estimated, methane emissions from plants and trees could amount to hundreds of millions of tonnes a year, throwing scientists' understanding of the gre...

Modest Increase in Urban Parks Could Equalize Global Warming Until 2080s

...t increase in the number of urban parks and street trees in our major cities could offset decades of predic...his water evaporates from the leaves of plants and trees it cools the surrounding air in a similar way to the cooling effect of perspiration as it evaporates...

Hundreds of Children Exposed to Pesticide in US

... months, from March through September. When citrus trees blossom and grapevines climb trellises, parents despair that their children do not come home with her eyes watering and head pounding, unable to breathe. As suburbs push close to farmland, the rate of pesticide poisoning among children nationwide h...

Invasion of Cicada Hordes Feared in US Midwest

...s, golf courses and any land where there are older trees where the soil has been undisturbed since 1990. Freelance writer David Hammond runs the LTHForum, a Chicago-based Internet site devoted to culinary matters, and his "foodie" friends want to see what the cicadas taste like. The insects are eaten i...

Rescheduled: Aerial Mosquito Treatment for Philadelphia

... year, particularly if the leaves from surrounding trees have a tendency to plug the drains. Roof gutters can produce millions of mosquitoes each season. -- Turn over plastic wading pools when not in use. -- Turn over wheelbarrows and don't let water stagnate in birdbaths. -- Aerate ornamental pools or ...

Shimla to Take Stringent Action Against Tree Felling

...ess cumbersome provision has been made to cut down trees threatening residential houses but only after a team of officials is convinced of the danger....

New 'green' Pyre to Cool Planet While Burning India's Dead

...ssion is to save humanity," said Agarwal. "To save trees for mankind, for the coming generations."...

Brazil Opens a 'green' Fashion Week

... and cultural.' Organizers will also plant 7,800 trees to compensate for carbon dioxide emissions resulting from fashion week activities....

Global Warming 55 Million Years Ago Too, Thanks to Fossil Fuels

...an today. Temperatures soared. Crocodiles and palm trees lived in the Arctic. It all happened thanks to a giant belch of methane from the ocean, researchers have always thought. Eight years ago two scientists had reported at a meeting of the American Geophysical Union that a sediment core drilled off ...

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