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Managing moorlands so that more birds can be reared for lucrative shooting parties is adding to climate change by destroying layers of peat and releasing large quantities of stored carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
Posted on Oct 6, 2014
As global temperatures warm, scientists say that in both Australia and the Arctic natural processes are at work to help mitigate the increased heat.
Posted on Jun 1, 2014
Deep beneath the Great Plains of America, scientists have discovered a vast buried store of organic carbon that poses a potentially serious danger to the climate.
Posted on May 30, 2014
Soil slows global warming by absorbing some climate-heating carbon dioxide—but not as much as scientists presumed, new research shows.
Posted on May 3, 2014
Wetlands in northern latitudes are adding more to methane emissions than science had expected, a research team based in Canada has found.
Posted on May 2, 2014
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One of the main species of microbes that hold the soil together is likely to be affected by rising temperatures, with unpredictable consequences for fertility and erosion.
Posted on Jul 4, 2013
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