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November 8, 2018
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Gebirge bereiten Boden für Artenreichtum

Gebirge machen zwar nur rund zehn Prozent der Erdoberfläche aus, beherbergen aber ein Viertel aller landlebenden Tierarten. WissenschaftlerInnen des Senckenberg Biodiversität und Klima Forschungszentrums, der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt und anderer internationaler Institutionen haben nun erstmals belegt, dass der Artenreichtum von Wirbeltieren … Continue reading

July 3, 2016
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Lebensraum Manganknolle

Senckenberg-Wissenschaftler haben mit einem internationalen Team die möglichen Auswirkungen des Manganknollen-Abbaus auf die Artenvielfalt erforscht. Während ihrer Expedition mit dem Forschungsschiff SONNE konnten die Meeresforscher anhand von Videoaufnahmen zeigen, dass die Individuenzahl in Gebieten mit Manganknollen um ein Zweifaches höher … Continue reading

January 29, 2016
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Map shows hotspots for bat-human virus transmission risk

West Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia are most at risk from bat viruses ‘spilling over’ into humans resulting in new emerging diseases, according to a new global map compiled by scientists at UCL, the Zoological Society of London … Continue reading

January 14, 2014
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Klimaschutz in Gorontalo

NABU startet neues Projekt im indonesischen Tropenwald Hilfe für einen der 34 globalen „Hotspots der biologischen Vielfalt“: Der NABU und sein indonesischer Partner Burung Indonesia haben ein neues Projekt zum Tropenwaldschutz auf der indonesischen Insel Sulawesi gestartet. „68,5 Prozent dieser … Continue reading

December 30, 2013
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Can We Turn Unwanted Carbon Dioxide Into Electricity?

New power plant design to expand use of geothermal energy in the U.S. Video: Gilley, S., and Bielicki, J (2013). “Geothermal Energy: Enhancing Our Future.” Online video. www.energypathways.org and YouTube. YouTube , 1 Dec. 2013. Web.

March 20, 2013
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Predicting hotspots for future flu outbreaks

This year’s unusually long and rocky flu season would be nothing compared to the pandemic that could occur if bird flu became highly contagious among humans, which is why UCLA researchers and their colleagues are creating new ways to predict … Continue reading

December 15, 2011
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NASA: Climate Change May Bring Big Ecosystem Changes

PASADENA, Calif. – By 2100, global climate change will modify plant communities covering almost half of Earth’s land surface and will drive the conversion of nearly 40 percent of land-based ecosystems from one major ecological community type – such as … Continue reading

September 23, 2011
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Bing Home Page Springs to Life With Fall Video

*Bing introduced video to its home page today to celebrate the start of fall, bringing motion to the iconic visuals that have helped differentiate Microsoft’s search engine.* REDMOND, Wash. – Sept. 23, 2011 – Bing is celebrating the first day … Continue reading