News tagged with mediterranean climate

Study rehabilitates climate models

With new methods of reconstruction, climate researchers in Bern have been able to demonstrate that some 9,000 to 5,000 years ago, the Mediterranean climate was considerably warmer than previous studies had suggested. Among ...

dateFeb 07, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Warmer Mediterranean turns the Sahel green

Climate change can have mixed consequences: It would appear that the warming of the Mediterranean region, which has brought greater heat and drought to the countries there for around 20 years, is behind an increase in rainfall ...

dateJul 21, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Snakes may be in decline worldwide: study

Distinct populations of snake species on three continents have crashed over the last decade, raising fears that the reptiles may be in global decline, according to a study published Wednesday.

dateJun 08, 2010 in Ecology
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