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

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Experts contest recent earthquake study, expect larger magnitude quake in Istanbul

In response to a recent claim by Boğaziçi University’s Kandilli Observatory that any potential earthquake in Istanbul and the greater Marmara Sea region would not exceed 7.0 magnitude, several geological experts have contested the statements, saying a potential quake could be even larger.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Scientists turn CO2 into rock in climate change fight

Injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) deep underground and turning it into rock may be a potentially viable way to tackle increasing greenhouse gas emissions in the fight against climate change, an international team of scientists said Thursday.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Saturday, May 14, 2016

WHO report says 4 Indian cities among 10 most polluted in world

Four Indian cities are among the worst air polluted 10 cities across the world, said a report released by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Friday, March 25, 2016

Study: Exercise may slow mental decline by 10 years

Exercise can slow cognitive decline in older people by 10 years, researchers at the University of Miami found in a recent study.

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Using computer reduces memory decline risk

According to a recent study, seniors who use computers and participate in social activities have reduced risk of developing age-related declines in memory and thinking. "The results show the importance of keeping the mind active as we age," said study author Janina Krell-Roesch.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Threat of Sea Level Rise Intensifies as Antarctica’s Melting Ice Sheet at ‘Point of No Return’

British researchers have reinforced recent evidence that melting in the Antarctic caused by the warming of the Southern Ocean could ultimately lead to global sea levels rising by around 3 meters or nearly 10 feet.

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Storm-battered UK to get more extreme weather

As residents of northern England and Scotland rebuild their lives after the floods that devastated the UK over December and January, climate change experts have warned we should be prepared for further increases in the amount of such ‘extreme weather’ in future.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Mankind's CO2 emissions may delay next ice age -- study

Human-driven climate change may have put the next ice age off by about 50,000 years, said scientists Thursday, highlighting our species' ever-more dominant influence on Earth's natural cycles.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Half of Amazonian tree species threatened (study)

About half of all tree species in the Amazon, the world's most diverse forest, may be at risk for extinction, according to a new study published Friday.

Monday, November 02, 2015

Mass gains of Antarctic ice sheet greater than losses (NASA)

A new NASA study says that an increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Most Earth-like worlds have yet to be born

New analysis of data suggests Earth is actually an early bloomer, and 92 percent of the habitable planets that will ever exist are yet to be born.

Friday, October 09, 2015

Study Describes Ancient Deltas, Lakes on Mars

Recent studies of the history of water on Mars indicate that the planet has a much wetter past than previously thought.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Asians to become largest US immigrant group.

Asians will exceed Hispanic immigrants to become the largest immigrant group by 2055 and no racial or ethnic group will constitute a majority of the U.S. population by then, a new study said on Monday.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Study identifies ant pest as new threat to honey bees

One of the world's most invasive ant species could be accelerating the global decline of honey bees -- and carrying a previously unknown virus that could lead to its own demise, according to a New Zealand research out Wednesday.

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Australian researchers predict that plastic ingestion will affect 99 % of the world's seabird species by 2050.

Researchers from Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and Imperial College London have assessed how widespread the threat of plastic is for the world's seabirds, including albatrosses, shearwaters and penguins, and found the majority of seabird species have plastic in their gut.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Russia applies to UN to confirm its Arctic Ocean borders (minister)

Russia has submitted an application to the Secretariat of the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf for establishing its borders in the Arctic Ocean, Natural Resources Minister Sergey Donskoi said on Wednesday.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Corals are already adapting to global warming (study)

Some coral populations already have genetic variants necessary to tolerate warm ocean waters, according to a study out Thursday that called for the spread of such genes to help corals survive global warming.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

JulyGlobe GEO News (July 2015)

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The Earth has entered a new period of extinction, a study by three US universities has concluded, and humans could be among the first casualties.

Monday, June 08, 2015

Near-extinct species should be bred in the wild (study)

Critically endangered species should be encouraged to breed in the wild rather than in captivity, according to a new research released Friday by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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