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Austrian glaciers shrink dramatically

Austria's glaciers shrank dramatically this summer, the most since a record hot period in 2003, principally because of low amounts of snow the preceding winter, scientists said.

Oct 02, 2011
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Shrub reveals the secrets of climate change

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an Australian first, scientists from The Australian National University and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage have uncovered a new way of identifying 300 years of climatic changes ...

Sep 08, 2011
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Arctic snow harbors deadly assassin

Heavy and prolonged snowfall can bring about unexpected conditions that encourage fungal growth, leading to the death of plants in the Arctic, according to experts.

Jun 19, 2011
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Could the Internet spell the end of snow days?

(AP) -- Could the Internet mean the end of snow days? Some schools think so, and they are experimenting with ways for students to do lessons online during bad weather, potentially allowing classes to go on ...

May 18, 2011
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