Archive: 21/01/2010

'Cooling' forests can heat too

The simple formula we've learned in recent years - forests remove the greenhouse gas CO2 from the atmosphere; therefore forests prevent global warming - may not be quite as simple as we thought. Forests can directly absorb ...

dateJan 21, 2010 in Environment
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New evidence links humans to megafauna demise

( -- A new scientific paper co-authored by a University of Adelaide researcher reports strong evidence that humans, not climate change, caused the demise of Australia's megafauna -- giant marsupials, huge reptiles ...

dateJan 21, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Digital music sales rise but piracy is sour note

(AP) -- Strong growth in digital music sales in 2009 led by Lady Gaga failed to stop the continuing slump in the international recorded music industry, and pirates remain a major problem, an industry body said Thursday.

dateJan 21, 2010 in Internet
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