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Antarctic ice shelf retreats happened before

...nland to flow faster, which could lead to enhanced drainage of part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, and a consequent rise in sea level. ...

South America's vast pantanal wetland may become next everglades, UNU experts warn

...iversity of Florida's famed Everglades, altered by drainage projects starting in the 1940s to make way for dev...he soil is disturbed, for example through wetlands drainage and destruction. Already, changes in land use and land cover account for about 1.6 gigatonnes (17%)...

WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas

...rol strategies including establishment of a proper drainage system and engineering methods are key components of WHO's long-term strategy to rehabilitate the damaged or destroyed public health infrastructure. To implement this health system rehabilitation strategy, WHO urgently requires US$67 million for acti...

Road salt affects mitigation wetlands

...the Behrend campus, PennDOT installed an elaborate drainage system beneath the road to collect all the runoff. The water goes to only one of the six constructed wetlands and eventually runs downhill through woodlands. Silver is monitoring two PennDOT-installed data loggers to measure the amounts of salt that...

Proteomics brings researchers closer to understanding microbes that produce acid mine drainage

...ria in a slime, or biofilm, responsible for acidic drainage from the mine. Now, they have gone further and, with the help of colleagues at the DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, identified the proteins that go with these five organisms, their so-called proteomes. The technique they used is the first succes...

ORNL, UC Berkeley unravel real-world clues to Earth's mysteries

... Management, has studied this particular acid mine drainage community for several years. Meanwhile, ORNL boast...neity of the communities. "However, the acid mine drainage microbial colony is an excellent starting point because it is a real-life natural world community wi...

Katrina floodwaters not as toxic to humans as previously thought, study says

...al samples were also obtained from the 17th Street drainage canal, after pumping of the floodwater began, to evaluate the flood's impact on Lake Pontchartrain, the receiving body for the pumped floodwaters. The researchers found high levels of bacteria, most likely from fecal contamination resulting from sew...

Report shows deforestation threatens Brazil's Pantanal

...Paraguay River Basin, a significant hydrographical drainage of the South American continent. Titled "Estimated Loss of Natural Area in the High Paraguay River Basin and the Brazilian Pantanal," the report produced by the Pantanal Program of CI-Brazil depicts a critical situation. As of 2004, it says, approxi...

The vicious cycle of rainforest destruction

...avanna. Other issues such as soils, fertility and drainage must play a part, the researchers believe. They will make measurements in Africa, Australia and South America, focusing on 'zones of tension' where rainforest and savanna currently grow side by side. Using these measurements, detailed computer model...

Migration alert -- How tumor cells home in on the lymphatic system

...hatic vessels. As part of their intercellular drainage job, lymphatic tissues secrete small quantities of a signaling molecule. Cells migrate towards high concentrations of this molecule, so if they are close enough to the lymphatic to sense the molecule, they will migrate towards the vessel. Swartz’s gr...

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