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Article ID: 552346

Scientists Urge Global Action to Preserve Water Supplies for Billions Worldwide

University of California San Diego

Chinese, Indian, American, British scientists release conference declaration urging a region-by-region response to increased water scarcity, heightened hazards.

12-May-2009 9:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 552325

Any Way You Slice It, Warming Climate Is Affecting Cascades Snowpack

University of Washington

There has been recent disagreement about the snowpack decline in the Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest, but new research leaves little doubt that a warmer climate has a significant effect on the snowpack, even if other factors keep year-to-year measurements close to normal for a period of years.

12-May-2009 1:50 PM EDT

Article ID: 552260

How About Green Renovations in Existing U.S. Schools?

University of Oregon

Going green with new construction is a good idea, but what about renovating existing structures? Like 20 billion square feet of existing U.S. public schools? Ihab Elzeyadi, a professor of architecture at the University of Oregon, has created a Green Classroom Toolbox for architects and planners.

11-May-2009 12:10 PM EDT



Article ID: 552160

Rise of Oxygen Caused Earth's Earliest Ice Age

University of Maryland, College Park

Earth's earliest ice age may have been due to the rise of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere, which consumed atmospheric greenhouse gases and chilled the earth. University of Maryland geologist Alan J. Kaufman and an international team of scientists uncovered evidence that the oxygenation of Earth's atmosphere coincided with the first global ice age.

7-May-2009 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 552043

Study Reveals 'Sobering' Decline of Caribbean's Big Fish, Fisheries

Florida State University

Sharks, barracuda and other large predatory fishes disappear on Caribbean coral reefs as human populations rise, endangering the region's marine food web and ultimately its reefs and fisheries, according to a sweeping study by researcher Chris Stallings of The Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory.

5-May-2009 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 551996

Future Climate Change Likely to Cause More Respiratory Problems in Young Children

Mount Sinai Health System

More children will end up hospitalized over the next decade because of respiratory problems as a result of projected climate change, according to a new study from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. The abstract was presented on Sunday, May 3, 2009 at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

4-May-2009 5:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 551885

Extreme Sports and Environmentalism: Not Mutually Exclusive

Westminster College of Salt Lake City

For many years, extreme sports and environmentalism have been seen as opposing interests. However, there are some who believe there is a strong connection between true extreme adventurers and their attitudes toward the environment.

30-Apr-2009 10:00 PM EDT



Article ID: 551841

Adapting to Extreme Environments

Dalhousie University

A student at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia is bringing understanding to the troubling problem of ocean acidification due to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide.

30-Apr-2009 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 551672

Landfill Cover Soil Methane Oxidation Underestimated

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

A recent article published in the Journal of Environmental Quality examines the effectiveness of utilizing cover soil as a way to reduce methane emissions from landfills. The study suggests that the fraction of methane oxidized by the soil, a process which allows soil bacteria to consume the greenhouse gas, is greater than previous default value used by researchers.

27-Apr-2009 11:40 AM EDT

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