Archive: 13/09/2010

Satellites reveal Russian fires worst in 14 years

(PhysOrg.com) -- More wildfires have burned around the Russian capital this year than in the last decade and a half, according to sensors aboard ESA's observation satellites. The forest and peat bog fires ignited this summer ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Environment
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If the water looks and smells bad, it may be toxic

Earthy or musty odors, along with visual evidence of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, may serve as a warning that harmful cyanotoxins are present in lakes or reservoirs. In a newly published USGS study of cyanobacterial ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Environment
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