News tagged with cold weather

Birds vanishing in the Philippines

The number of birds flying south to important wintering grounds in the Philippines has fallen sharply this year, with experts saying the dramatic demise of wetlands and hunting are to blame.

Jan 25, 2011 not rated yet 2

Are winters in Europe becoming colder?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite the trend towards global warming, people in Great Britain and Central Europe will possibly experience cold winters more often in the next few years. This is the findings of a study ...

Apr 20, 2010 4.5 / 5 (15) 15 | with audio podcast

Hypothermia: Staying Safe in Cold Weather

(PhysOrg.com) -- Frigid weather can pose special risks to older adults. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has some advice for helping older people avoid hypothermia -- when ...

Jan 15, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0