News tagged with tropical region

Tree-ring science takes on the modern age

Whether it's learning how forests respond to environmental change or answering questions about the history of ancient cultures, trees continue to be a solid source of information for many kinds of researchers.

dateFeb 24, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Satellite images help species conservation

Organisms living on small islands are particularly threatened by extinction. However, data are often lacking to objectively assess these threats. A team of German and British researchers used satellite imagery to assess the ...

dateNov 17, 2011 in Ecology
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US forecasters say fall to extend SW drought

(AP) -- Federal weather forecasters say the country can expect more of the same weather for this fall, especially for drought-struck Texas and Oklahoma. And they urge coastal regions to be ready for a hurricane.

dateAug 18, 2011 in Environment
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Pistachios make healthy decafs

If caffeine gets your blood pumping more than it should, here's a piece of good news: when roasted appropriately, pistachios can become a tasty and healthier substitute for coffee, with all the aromas and flavour and none ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Other
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