Showing posts with label study. Show all posts
Showing posts with label study. Show all posts

Friday, May 25, 2018

Rice Becomes Less Nutritious as CO2 Levels Rise: Study

Rice Becomes Less Nutritious as CO2 Levels Rise
Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will reduce the nutritional value of rice, according to an international research team that analyzed rice samples from field experiments.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Global tourism causes 10th of all greenhouse gas emissions

the United States was the single largest emitter of tourism-related carbon emissions
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Sydney shows that global tourism, a trillion-dollar industry, contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions and its carbon footprint is expanding rapidly.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Phosphorus Pollution Reaching Dangerous Levels Worldwide

Phosphorus Pollution
Human-made phosphorus pollution is reaching dangerously high levels in freshwater basins around the world, according to new research.

Sunday, November 05, 2017

Air pollution causes millions of cases of kidney disease each year: new study

chronic kidney disease
The global toll of chronic kidney disease (CKD) attributable to air pollution has reached more than 10 million each year, a new study revealed.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Deadly, Intense ‘Lucifer’ Heat Waves May Soon Scorch Southern Europe Regularly

Heat Waves
By the 2050s, blazing “Lucifer” heatwaves driving temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius will be the norm in southern Europe, warns a report published Wednesday by the World Weather Attribution (WWA), an international coalition that analyzes the effects of climate change on extreme weather conditions.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Climat: les glaciers alpins fondent trois fois plus vite depuis 2003

les glaciers alpins
Mis à mal par le réchauffement climatique, les glaciers des Alpes françaises ont enregistré entre 2003 et 2015 une perte moyenne de 25% de leur superficie, qui rétrécit désormais "trois fois plus vite" qu'auparavant, révèle une récente étude.

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Whale strandings linked to solar flares in new study

Whale strandings
Solar storms of the kind responsible for the Northern Lights could have caused almost 30 whales to become stranded in the North Sea last year by affecting their ability to navigate, a study has found.

Monday, August 14, 2017

91 Volcanoes Discovered Below Antarctic Ice Sheet

Antarctic Ice Sheet
A new study has uncovered almost one hundred previously unknown volcanoes hidden under the ice in Antarctica, which puts the icy continent on par with Eastern Africa and North America, the former known to house the largest volcano grouping on the planet.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

New fears over damage from air pollution on blood system

Nanoparticles found in vehicle exhaust fumes can build up in damaged blood vessels and stay in the blood system for months, potentially raising the risk of a heart attack or a stroke, a new study suggests.

Climate change will impact marine food chain

Climate change will cause the marine food web to become less efficient due to a decrease in the ability of animals to utilize their resources efficiently, according to a study published on Thursday by the University of Adelaide in Australia.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Strong earthquake could cause part of California Coast to sink: new study

A new research showed evidence of abrupt sinking of one of Southern California's top seismic danger zones caused by ancient earthquakes that shook the area at least three times in the past 2,000 years.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Release of Arctic Methane "May Be Apocalyptic" :Study

A scientific study published in the prestigious journal Palaeoworld in December issued a dire -- and possibly prophetic -- warning, though it garnered little attention in the media.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Concerns global warming 'worse than thought'

 Global warming may be worse than previously thought, a new study by international scientists, including some at Maynooth University, has claimed.

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Breathing the right way might help improve memory: study

Have you ever tried to focus by inhaling with a long, deep breath through the nose and exhaling through the mouth? A new study suggests that such an approach to breathing can indeed ease your mind and even improve memory.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Arctic warming threatens nomad reindeer herding: study

The loss of sea ice in the warming Arctic is threatening reindeer herding in northern Russia -- the livelihood of one of the region's last remaining nomad communities, researchers said Thursday.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Climate change may contribute to extreme cold winters

Warming in the Arctic appears to be exerting an influence on extreme cold winter weather in some parts of the world, according to a new study published online Wednesday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Study: 100,000 Deaths From Indonesia's Haze

Researchers say a thick, smoky haze caused by man-made forest fires in Indonesia is the likely cause of more than 100,000 premature deaths in the country, as well as neighboring Malaysia and Singapore.

Friday, September 09, 2016

Air pollution costs global economy trillions of dollars

Premature deaths related to air pollution cost trillions of U.S. dollars for the world in 2013, according to a study by the World Bank.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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