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weeds

Could Weeds Give The Answers To Handling Climate Change

It is no doubt that the planet is experiencing a serious climate change and if the phrase “survival of the fittest” originating from the evolutionary theory is something to by, then the means to understand and be able to cope with the changes has to be found. Luckily, we always seem to have all the [...]

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The effect of climate change on regional fish population

In recent decades, climate change has been a big concern for the world. Everyone from individual countries to scholars and world leaders have been pondering on the fate of the planet, especially in respect to man’s activities. With the UN Climate Change Conference already under way in the city of Doha, Qatar, a new study [...]

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Extreme Climate Patterns

The current rise in hot temperatures witnessed in different parts of the world is signs of global warming getting worse. This is evident with the recent heat waves which have seen different parts of the world receiving extremely high temperatures. Summer seasons in 1950s experienced average temperatures which were neither high nor low. In 1980s, [...]

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Avian influenza in wild birds – Why climate change can increase irevalence

Climate change has been thought to affect migratory patterns of different species. To find out how this change has affected a species of shorebirds in relation to horseshoe crabs, two population ecologists set out to find the answers using a mathematical model. The two experts Pejman Rohani and Victoria Brown indeed discovered a few things. [...]

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Climate change and its affect on conquering Mt Everest

Mount Everest at approximately 29,092 feet or 8,845 metres stands as a moumental challenge for mountain climbers world wide. Climbers have been ascending Everest for decades. Hundreds of climbers have ascended Everest since the first successful expedition by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in 1951. Everest stands as a omnipresent sentinel standing guard over [...]

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