Pinpointing How Nature's Benefits Link to Human We
24/05/2013, 05:51:36 AM
(Sciencedaily)-What people take from nature -- water, food, timber, inspiration, relaxation -- are so abundant, it seems self-evident. Until you try to measure how and to what extent they contribute to humans.
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.
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.
Vietnam unlikely to meet 5.5% GPD growth target
21/05/2013, 05:55:15 AM
(Dtinews)-The government's report on May 20 has shown that it will be very difficult to achieve a 5.5% GDP growth rate in 2013 amid the current challenges.
Vietnam to produce anti-H1N1 vaccine in late 2014
21/05/2013, 07:50:47 AM
(VietNamNet Bridge)-The Institute for Vaccines and Medical Biologicals under the Health Ministry is stepping up preparations for production of a vaccine against H1N1 flu virus in late 2014 or early 2015.
Experts urge new weather approach
22/05/2013, 12:45:59 PM
(Vietnamplus)-Experts urged Vietnam to renew its weather forecasting technology in order to improve its effectiveness in predicting extreme weather phenomena, at a meeting held in the capital on May 21.
Origins of Human Culture Linked to Rapid Climate Change
22/05/2013, 11:12:56 AM
(Sciencedaily)-Rapid climate change during the Middle Stone Age, between 80,000 and 40,000 years ago, during the Middle Stone Age, sparked surges in cultural innovation in early modern human populations, according to new research.