News tagged with summer

Melting Arctic ice cap at record

With Arctic ice cap at record low this summer, University of Calgary geography professor John Yackel predicts serious consequences for the planet.

Sep 24, 2012
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When the grass isn't always greener

Worries about Pennsylvania facing a severe drought seem to have faded with recent rainstorms, but the question of how to care for your lawn during this summer's heat is still important.

Aug 09, 2012
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Pollution weakens monsoon's might

(Phys.org) -- Over 1.5 billion people in South Asia depend on the summer monsoon rains. Now, pollution exhaust threatens this primary water source for crops and daily living, according to new research at Pacific ...

Jul 25, 2012
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Social media spotlight shines on London Olympics

The London Olympics are set to be liked, tweeted, pinned and shared with more people than ever before as athletes, fans and organisers interact online in the first-ever social media Summer Olympics.

Jul 25, 2012
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Bullying can be a summertime issue, too

(Phys.org) -- The threat of bullying doesn't stop at the schoolyard gate nor does it end when the final bell signals the beginning of summer vacation, warns Dr. Jennifer Caudle of the University of Medicine and Dentistry ...

Jul 06, 2012
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Predicting hot days in Europe

(Phys.org) -- 'Red sky at night, shepherd's delight, red sky in morning, fisherman's warning.' This saying is one of Europe's earliest rhymes that were used to predict weather for the following day. With advances in modern ...

Jun 29, 2012
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