Monthly archives: Août 2009

Août

29
2009

Antarctic Glacier Thinning At Alarming Rate

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-08.15.09- The thinning of a gigantic glacier in Antarctica is accelerating, scientists report. The Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica, which is around twice the size of Scotland, is losing ice four times as fast as it was a decade years ago. Lire la suite


Août

29
2009

Températures de l'eau le plus élevé jamais enregistré hors d'hiver Tasmanie

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-08.20.09- Tasmanias côte est de l'enregistrement plus élevé que jamais en hiver température de l'eau de plus de 13C à 1.5C dessus de la normale en raison d'un renforcement de l'océan au nord de l'Australie provenant actuelle. Lire la suite


Août

29
2009

A storm brews over food, water & power

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-08.24.09- In California, irrigation helped turn the state into an agricultural superpower. But as Rajesh Mirchandani reports, lack of water is now turning parts of the state into a poverty-stricken dust bowl. Lire la suite


Août

29
2009

Research finds higher acidity in Alaska waters

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-08.24.09- Erosion threatens to topple coastal Alaskan villages. Melting ice threatens polar bears. Now, a marine scientist says the state’s marine waters are turning acidic from absorbing greenhouse gases faster than tropical waters, potentially endangering Alaska’s $4.6 billion fishing industry. Lire la suite


Août

29
2009

It’s officially our warmest ever winter

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-08.26.09- WEATHER records have been smashed from one end of the country to the other as Australia swelters through its warmest-ever winter. Lire la suite


Août

29
2009

Pakistan�s cry for water

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-08.26.09- Pakistan is running out of water so fast that the shortage will strangulate all water-based economic activity by 2015, a Pakistani thinktank says. And that pretty much covers 70 percent of the population who are involved in farming. Lire la suite


Août

29
2009

Water shortage threatens two million people in southern Iraq

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-08.26.09- Electricity supply to Nasiriyah has dropped by 50% because of falling levels of Euphrates river. Lire la suite


Août

29
2009

Tropical Storm Ignacio is forecast to weaken

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-08.26.09- Tropical Storm Ignacio is forecast to weaken as it rumbles far out in the Pacific. Ignacio’s maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph early Wednesday. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the tropical storm is expected to weaken. Lire la suite


Août

29
2009

Northeast warned as T.S. Danny heads north

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-08.27.09- Residents and vacationers along the East Coast may be in for a repeat of rain and rough surf this weekend as Tropical Storm Danny passes by New England. Lire la suite


Août

29
2009

Massive wildfire in Greece nearly extinguished

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-08.25.09- With a wildfire contained after raging for days near Athens, the Greek government faced a different kind of firestorm Tuesday as opposition parties and media lambasted its response to the blaze as inadequate. Lire la suite