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Aproape 90% dintre europenii care stau la oras sunt expusi unui nivel de poluare peste limitele recomandate

Aproape 90% dintre europenii care stau la oras sunt expusi unui nivel de poluare peste limitele recomandate

  Aproape 90% dintre europenii care stau la oras sunt expusi unui nivel de poluare cu particule si unei concentratii de ozon care depasesc nivelurile recomandate de Organizatia Mondiala a Sanatatii (OMS). Avertismentul vine din partea Agentiei Europene de Mediu (EEA), citate de agentia de presa a statului. “O mare parte din populatie nu traieste […]

Carbon cycle models underestimate indirect role of animals

Carbon cycle models underestimate indirect role of animals

Animal populations can have a far more significant impact on carbon storage and exchange in regional ecosystems than is typically recognized by global carbon models, according to a new paper authored by researchers at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES). In fact, in some regions the magnitude of carbon uptake or release […]

Without plants, Earth would cook under billions of tons of additional carbon

Without plants, Earth would cook under billions of tons of additional carbon

Enhanced growth of Earth’s leafy greens during the 20th century has significantly slowed the planet’s transition to being red-hot, according to the first study to specify the extent to which plants have prevented climate change since pre-industrial times. Researchers based at Princeton University found that land ecosystems have kept the planet cooler by absorbing billions […]