Tropical Upper Atmosphere 'Fingerprint' of Global
23/05/2013, 09:37:38 PM
(Sciencedaily)-In the tropics at heights more than 10 miles above the surface, the prevailing winds alternate between strong easterlies and strong westerlies roughly every other year. This slow heartbeat in the tropical upper atmosphere, referred to as the quasibiennial oscillation (QBO), impacts the winds and chemical composition of the global atmosphere and even the climate at Earth's surface.
Running shoes leave large carbon footprint
23/05/2013, 09:34:34 PM
(Guardian)-Runners tread more heavily on the earth than they may have ever imagined, especially it seems if they are wearing a pair of Chinese-made men's size nine Asics gel Kayanos, according to a team of MIT scientists.
HCM City: Over 200,000 fish released to Nhieu Loc
23/05/2013, 09:06:17 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-In response to the World Environment Day (June 5), on May 29, Ho Chi Minh City will release more than 200,000 carps and perches to Nhieu Loc and Tau Hu canals.
Climate changes in Da Lat – the result of deforest
23/05/2013, 11:49:11 AM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-The crops have been misled, the climate has changed with out-of-season fits of cold and heat. People now pay a heavy price for their activities of destroying pine trees. Da Lat, the romantic city which was compared as a little Paris, has gradually lost its special character.
Computer games help protect wildlife
23/05/2013, 06:33:35 AM
(VNA)-On the occasion of the 2013 World Biodiversity Day, the Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and the Khan Quang Do (Red Tie) magazine on May 22 launched two computer games on wildlife protection for the public, especially children aged 12-15 years old.
Air Pollution and Noise Pollution Increase Cardiovascular Risk
21/05/2013, 07:53:30 AM
(Sciencedaily)-Both fine-particle air pollution and noise pollution may increase a person's risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to German researchers who have conducted a large population study, in which both factors were considered simultaneously.
A second chance to save the climate
20/05/2013, 05:48:24 AM
(Newscientist)-Humanity has a second chance to stop dangerous climate change. Temperature data from the last decade offers an unexpected opportunity to stay below the agreed international target of 2 °C of global warming.
Climate change meltdown unlikely but human disaster looms
20/05/2013, 05:38:53 AM
(Guardian)-Some of the most extreme predictions of global warming are unlikely to materialise, new scientific research has suggested, but the world is still likely to be in for a temperature rise of double that regarded as safe.
Is there a multi-billion dong aloewood treasure in Vietnam?
20/05/2013, 01:53:31 PM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-Scientists believe that an aloewood treasure does not exist in nature. Aloewood is very rare in Vietnam, while it is easy to make counterfeit aloewood.VietNamNet Bridge – Scientists believe that an aloewood treasure does not exist in nature. Aloewood is very rare in Vietnam, while it is easy to make counterfeit aloewood.
Heatwave deaths in New York city could rise by up to 22%, study shows
20/05/2013, 05:41:14 AM
(Guardian)-New York city could experience up to 22% more deaths from extreme summertime heat in the coming decade under global warming, according to a study of the impact of climate trends.