News tagged with lake ecosystems

Some Canadian rivers at risk of drying up

( -- Some Canadian rivers are at risk of drying up as impacts of climate change intersect with growing water demand from the country's cities, industries and agriculture, a new WWF report has found.

dateOct 15, 2009 in Environment
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Seeing the forest under the trees

( -- Scientists recently discovered nitrogen that falls from the atmosphere in acid rain can influence large tracts of sugar maples in North America.

dateDec 08, 2011 in Ecology
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NASA study finds Earth's lakes are warming

( -- In the first comprehensive global survey of temperature trends in major lakes, NASA researchers determined Earth's largest lakes have warmed during the past 25 years in response to climate change.

dateNov 23, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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