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Ancient catastrophic drought leads to question: How severe can climate change become?

— 26 Feb 2011 17:48 | Environment

How severe can climate change become in a warming world? Worse than anything we've seen in written history, according to results of a study appearing this week in the journal Science…

World's largest lake sheds light on ecosystem responses to climate variability

— 17 Feb 2011 18:06 | Environment

Siberia's Lake Baikal, the world's oldest, deepest, and largest freshwater lake, has provided scientists with insight into the ways that climate change affects water temperature, which…

Lake-effect theory sinks, but quake timing questions go on

— 11 Feb 2011 15:45 | Geology and palaeontology

A chronology of 1,000 years of earthquakes at the southern end of the San Andreas Fault nixes the idea that lake changes in the now-dry region caused past quakes. However, researchers…

Scientists find part of New Zealand's submerged 'Pink Terraces'

— 4 Feb 2011 16:46 | Environment

They were called the Eighth Wonder of the World. Until the late 19th century, New Zealand's Pink and White Terraces along Lake Rotomahana on the North Island, attracted tourists from…

Scientists find industrial pollutants in Eastern Lake Erie carp

— 22 Jan 2011 10:23 | Environment

Researchers from Upstate New York institutions, including the University at Buffalo, have documented elevated levels of two industrial pollutants in carp in eastern Lake Erie, adding…

Study: Fish near coal-fired power plants have lower levels of mercury

— 7 Oct 2010 15:42 | Biology

A new study from North Carolina State University finds that fish located near coal-fired power plants have lower levels of mercury than fish that live much further away. The surprising…

Montana State team finds rare oasis of life on floor of Yellowstone Lake

— 5 Oct 2010 03:34 | Biology

Montana State University researchers have discovered a rare oasis of life in the midst of hundreds of geothermal vents at the bottom of Yellowstone Lake…

If the water looks and smells bad, it may be toxic

— 14 Sep 2010 10:52 | Environment

Earthy or musty odours, along with visual evidence of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, may serve as a warning that harmful cyanotoxins are present in lakes or reservoirs.…

Death of the 'doughnut'

— 4 Sep 2010 10:57 | Environment

Something has been eating Charlie Kerfoot's doughnut, and all fingers point to a European mollusc about the size of a fat lima bean…

Warmer climate entails increased release of carbon dioxide by inland lakes

— 22 Jul 2010 09:44 | Environment

Much organically bound carbon is deposited on inland lake bottoms. A portion remains in the sediment, sometimes for thousands of years, while the rest is largely broken down to carbon…

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