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Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...in the Arctic drying up during the polar summer as warmer temperatures evaporate shallow bodies of water illustrates the rapid effects of global warming, threatening bird habitats and breeding grounds and reducing drinking water for animals. John P. Smol of Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, and Maria...

DNA Sample Suggests Greenland was Much Warmer During Last Ice Age

...et in Greenland has shown that the island was much warmer at some point during the last Ice Age than previou...d is that this part of the world was significantly warmer than most people thought,' said Martin Sharp, a glaciologist at the University of Alberta and a co-a...

Large Geographic Differences in EpiPen Prescriptions in the U. S.

...igators note, however, that southern states have a warmer climate and more year-round sunlight and that their findings support recent speculation about a link between low Vitamin D levels from less sunlight, and higher incidence of respiratory and allergic diseases. This study suggests that perhaps more yea...

Dengue Fever in Singapore Likely to Increase: Minister

...aid "cases are expected to continue to rise in the warmer months ahead" and urged Singaporeans to make a daily check of their homes for potential breeding spots. "I would like to stress that our fight against dengue must be underpinned by collective efforts and commitment of all in our community," said Ya...

Free Your Necktie and Stop Global Warming

...ater proposed Warm Biz campaign, involving wearing warmer clothes in winter to save on heating costs, never gained popularity, but Cool Biz was a hit. Japan claimed that loosening of men's ties had kept 460,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere....

Brits Experiencing Moth Trouble With Their Cashmeres

...l problem which appears to have been caused by the warmer winter and greater use of central heating. Cashmere has become particularly popular recently and moths love it," a company spokesman said. However, environmentalists such as Sir David Attenborough say moths are under threat and 53 species have been...

Desert Droughts Shorten Mountain Snow Cover, Reveals Study

...ee that with global warming, the Southwest will be warmer and drier. Enhanced dust deposition is likely, further shortening snow cover duration. Ultimately, a warming climate and the dust it generates will affect river run-off and soil moisture in the mountains, not only in the Western United States but acr...

Australian Grape Glut Dries Up as Drought Bites

...o know is that by 2030-2050 we will be six degrees warmer than it is. If we go up by six degrees, your vines... global temperatures could hurt wine production in warmer parts of the country. "If these trends continue, the hot areas are not going to be able to grow wh...

Low Test Scores Of Children Linked To Their Date Of Conception

...es and nitrates are used on crops and lawns in the warmer months, and they could have an effect on the earliest development of fetal brains, postulates Winchester. "Exposure to pesticides and nitrates can alter the hormonal milieu of the pregnant mother and the developing fetal brain, says Winchester. He ...

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

...orates from our skin. Urban areas can be up to 12C warmer than more rural surroundings due to the heat given off by buildings, roads and traffic, as well as reduced evaporative cooling, in what is commonly referred to as an urban heat island," said Dr Ennos. For their study, the team took Greater Manchest...

Southern Oceans Ability to Absorb CO2 Has Reached a Saturation Point: Study

...he atmosphere by humans. The possibility that in a warmer world the Southern Ocean the strongest ocean sink - is weakening is a cause for concern". The findings appear in this weeks edition of the journal Science....

Figures of Dengue In Singapore On The Rise

...nistry, the spike in dengue cases is likely due to warmer weather during this period of the year. "Warmer weather facilitates an increase in mosquito activity ... and a higher rate of multiplication of the dengue virus in infected mosquitoes," the ministry was reported. Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan sai...

Tropical Cyclones Play Important Role in Climate-control

...rough the Pacific Ocean and Indian oceans and past warmer latitudes warming the water brought to North Ameri...during a greenhouse climate. The poles were much warmer than today, about 82 degrees Fahrenheit, but the tropics were not much warmer than the present, said...

AAAAI Offers Advice on Stinging Insect Allergies

...ddish-brown ants living in large mounds, mostly in warmer climates It is also critical for anyone with allergies to insect stings to take precautions to avoid a potentially dangerous reaction. The AAAAI recommends the following tips to avoid being stung: Avoid the 'territory' of the stinging insect's ne...

Shrinking of Mt. Kilimanjaros Ice Cap Not Due to Global Warming: Study

...nce dominated by solar radiation, rather than by a warmer troposphere, Mote added....

Protecting Oceans is Important to Keeping Planet Cool

...jor decline in coral reefs, unless corals adapt to warmer waters,' Marton-Lefevre said, quoting the findings of the report. Coral reefs, representing just one facet of marine life, have suffered a 20 percent loss and another 50 percent face immediate or long-term danger of collapse, the scientists said. C...

Lake Superior in US Losing Ice Cover Fast, Signaling Global Warming

...lt Ste. Marie, Michigan.Austin said a trend toward warmer winters would mean less winter ice cover. That would in turn lead to more solar radiation of the lake and continued warming. The lake loses more water to evaporation in a winter without ice cover than it does during the summer. As a result water le...

Sunburnt Holiday-makers Boost Their Chances of Fatal Skin Cancer

... - especially when people take off for holidays in warmer countries where the temptation to spend too long on the beach can be great. "But it is not just a problem for those who go abroad. People, especially those with fair skin, lots of moles or freckles or a family history of skin cancer, can be at risk...

Global Warming Could Increase Exotic Fish Poisoning

...been known in the South Pacific, the Caribbean and warmer areas of the Indian Ocean. Some South Pacific islanders use dogs to test fish before they eat. But in the past decade, it has spread through Asia, Europe and the United States, where more restaurants are serving reef fish, prized for their fresh ta...

Winter Warmth Breaks All Records

...ntributing factors were the long-term trend toward warmer temperatures, as well as a moderate El Nino in the Pacific," said Jay Lawrimore of the National Climatic Data Center run by the NOAA. The NOAA said that temperatures were continuing to rise by a fifth of a degree every decade. The 10 warmest years...

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