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Climate Change Rocked Cradles Of Civilization

Severe climate change was the primary driver in the development of civilisation, according to new research by the University of East Anglia. The early civilisations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, South Asia, China and northern South ...

Sep 15, 2006 4.5 / 5 (32) 0

Climate Change Seeps into the Sea

(PhysOrg.com) -- Good news has turned out to be bad. The ocean has helped slow global warming by absorbing much of the excess heat and heat-trapping carbon dioxide that has been going into the atmosphere since ...

Oct 24, 2008 3.3 / 5 (43) 22

Igloo-shaped 'Poo-Gloos' eat sewage

Inexpensive igloo-shaped, pollution-eating devices nicknamed "Poo-Gloos" can clean up sewage just as effectively as multimillion-dollar treatment facilities for towns outgrowing their waste-treatment lagoons, ...

Jan 09, 2011 5 / 5 (28) 6 | with audio podcast