Archive: 24/01/2011

Increasing levels of phosphate in farmland soil

Phosphate levels in arable farmland have risen over the past thirty years, despite the restrictive policy on manure. This is the conclusion of Alterra (part of Wageningen UR) researchers in the journal Soil Use & Management.

dateJan 24, 2011 in Environment
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Pope to Catholics online: It's not just about hits

(AP) -- Pope Benedict XVI told Catholic bloggers and Facebook and YouTube users Monday to be respectful of others when spreading the Gospel online and not to see their ultimate goal as getting as many online hits as possible.

dateJan 24, 2011 in Internet
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Climate change threatens many tree species: researchers

Global warming is already affecting the earth in a variety of ways that demand our attention. Now, research carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem indicates that many tree species might become extinct due to climate ...

dateJan 24, 2011 in Ecology
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New model of man's role in climate change

The Roman Conquest, the Black Death and the discovery of America -- by modifying the nature of the forests -- have had a significant impact on the environment. These are the findings of Swiss scientists who have researched ...

dateJan 24, 2011 in Environment
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Hormonal therapy for older, pregnant horses?

Some horses have a history of early miscarriages and it has become customary to treat them with altrenogest, a type of progestin. The group of Christine Aurich at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna now for the ...

dateJan 24, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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