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Pine plantations provide optimum conditions for natural forests to develop underneath them

Pine plantations provide optimum conditions for natural forests to develop underneath them

If there is any native forest in the vicinity, tree, fern and herbaceous species typical of these forests penetrate under the pine plantations without any need for action. That way it is possible, to a certain extent, for native forests to be restored, thanks to the process known as ecological succession. This is the conclusion […]

Evidence of mass extinction associated with climate change 375 million years ago discovered in Central Asia

Evidence of mass extinction associated with climate change 375 million years ago discovered in Central Asia

Members of a U.N.-sponsored research team with members from Appalachian State University’s Department of Geology have found evidence for catastrophic oceanographic events associated with climate change and a mass extinction 375 million years ago that devastated tropical marine ecosystems. «The Late Devonian mass extinction was one of the five largest mass extinction events in the […]

Japonia vrea sa inghete pamantul la Fukushima pentru a opri scurgerile radioactive

Japonia vrea sa inghete pamantul la Fukushima pentru a opri scurgerile radioactive

La Fukushima se inregistreaza cel mai ridicat nivel de radiatii atins vreodata in afara unui reactor nuclear Masuratorile arata un nivel de 25 de unitati sievert pe ora inregistrat intr-o conducta care transporta gaze din cladirea in care se afla reactoare nucleare topite in urma dezastrului din martie 2011. Acest nivel este cel mai ridicat […]