News tagged with carbon uptake

Key to survival of forest giants revealed

(Phys.org)—Anyone flying into Melbourne from the east notices the thousands of hectares of dead Mountain Ash trees that were killed in the 2009 Black Saturday fires, which marked the culmination of an extended ...

Nov 06, 2012 4.7 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast

Earth is getting dustier, model suggests

(PhysOrg.com) -- If the house seems dustier than it used to be, it may not be a reflection on your housekeeping skills. The amount of dust in the Earth's atmosphere has doubled over the last century, according ...

Jan 05, 2011 4.5 / 5 (11) 6 | with audio podcast

Managing ecosystems in a changing climate

Global warming may impair the ability of ecosystems to perform vital services—such as providing food, clean water and carbon sequestration—says the nation's largest organization of ecological scientists. In a statement ...

Jan 26, 2010 2 / 5 (4) 2