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May 18, 2016
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Tibet: Klimaänderung setzt Weideland zu

Wissenschaftler der Universität Marburg und der Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung haben die Veränderung der Weideflächen auf dem Tibetischen Hochplateau untersucht. Sie kommen in ihrer kürzlich online im Fachjournal „Scientific Reports“ veröffentlichten Studie zu dem Schluss, dass der globale Klimawandel den … Continue reading

January 22, 2014
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Schmelzwasser von tibetischen Gletschern überflutet Weiden

Geographen der Universität Tübingen messen in internationaler Studie die Gletscherschmelze auf dem Tibetischen Plateau Die Erde erwärmt sich, die Gletscher schrumpfen – aber nicht jede Gletscherschmelze lässt wie gefürchtet den Meeresspiegel ansteigen. In Tibet bleibt gemäß Messungen eines internationalen Forscherteams … Continue reading

August 10, 2012
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UCLA Scientist Discovers Plate Tectonics on Mars

For years, many scientists had thought that plate tectonics existed nowhere in our solar system but on Earth. Now, a UCLA scientist has discovered that the geological phenomenon, which involves the movement of huge crustal plates beneath a planet’s surface, … Continue reading

August 4, 2012
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Multiple Husbands Serve as Child Support and Life Insurance in Some Cultures Says MU Researcher

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Marrying multiple husbands at the same time, or polyandry, creates a safety net for women in some cultures, according to a recent study by a University of Missouri researcher. Extra husbands ensure that women’s children are cared … Continue reading

March 1, 2012
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When Continents Collide: A New Twist To a 50 Million-Year-Old Tale

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Fifty million years ago, India slammed into Eurasia, a collision that gave rise to the tallest landforms on the planet, the Himalaya Mountains and the Tibetan Plateau. India and Eurasia continue to converge today, though at an … Continue reading

March 25, 2011
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New Research Suggests Wild Birds May Play a Role in the Spread of Bird Flu

LAUREL, Md. — Wild migratory birds may indeed play a role in the spread of bird flu, also known as highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1.  A study by the U.S. Geological Survey, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and … Continue reading

July 18, 2010
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Between the Nightmare of the Gulf and the Magic of Solar Impulse

While the BP Deepwater Horizon well spits tens of thousands of barrels of oil offshore on the Gulf of Mexico, an environmental disaster of proportions never before imagined, a beautiful new kind of bird flies silently in the skies on … Continue reading