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Artic thaw & global warming

Many scientists see no escape for dramatic Arctic thaw By Andrew C. Revkin New York Times In 1969, Roy Koerner, a Canadian government glaciologist, was one of four men (and 36 dogs) who completed the first surface crossing of the Arctic Ocean, from Alaska...

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Global warming & hurricanes

VIDEO Is Global Warming Fueling Hurricanes? “The higher temperatures of the ocean and atmosphere are probably enhancing the intensity and possibly the frequency,” said Dr.Mark Jacobson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford...

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Wilma update

This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at 2:15 a.m. EDT shows thick clouds associated with Hurricane Wilma centered west-southwest of Jamaica. The storm is expected to remain a strong hurricane the next few days while moving north-northwest...

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Wilma update

Hurricane Wilma Grows to Category 5 Storm By FREDDY CUEVAS, Associated Press Writer SAN PEDRO SULA , Honduras - Gathering strength at a fierce pace, Hurricane Wilma grew into a Category 5 monster storm early Wednesday with 175 mph winds. Forecasters warned...

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news update: bird flu

Bird flu: news update : Video http://news.bbc.co.uk/media/avdb/news_web/video/9012da680028d30/nb/09012da680029079_16x9_nb.asx EU foreign ministers are meeting in on Tuesday to discuss bird flu after confirmed a case of the virus. and are affected and...

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Adaptation to global warming

ADAPTATION is the key to combating GW MANILA, (AFP) - After decoding the rice genome, keeping one of the world's most important cereals productive despite chronic droughts is now a key focus of global research, the International Rice Research Institute...

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