Archive: 06/19/2011

Australia's Fairfax says paywalls necessary

Australian media company Fairfax Sunday said paywalls were necessary for its business, days after rival publisher News Limited said it would start charging for some online access later this year.

dateJun 19, 2011 in Business
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Climate change disasters could be predicted

Climate change disasters, such as the melting of the Greenland ice sheet, dieback of the Amazon rainforest or collapse of the Atlantic overturning circulation, could be predicted according to University of Exeter research.

dateJun 19, 2011 in Environment
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Arctic snow harbors deadly assassin

Heavy and prolonged snowfall can bring about unexpected conditions that encourage fungal growth, leading to the death of plants in the Arctic, according to experts.

dateJun 19, 2011 in Environment
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UN meets to mull climate change quick-fix options

On the heels of another halting round of talks on climate change, UN scientists this week will review quick-fix options for beating back the threat of global warming that rely on technology rather than political ...

dateJun 19, 2011 in Environment
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China orders recall of Glaxco drug

China Saturday ordered British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline to recall an antibiotic used to treat infections in children which was found to be tainted with a plasticiser.

dateJun 19, 2011 in Medications
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