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1 day ago
Scientists triple number of viruses found in oceans

New York, Sep 25 (IANS) In a study having far-reaching implications like helping preserve the environment through reducing excess carbon expelled by humans into the atmosphere, an international research team has catalogued surface ocean viruses treble the number of those known hitherto. The study, led by scientists from Ohio State University, in the US, including University of Michigan b...

5 days ago
How warmer seas are changing our planet for the worse

London, Sep 21 (IANS) The upper depths of the world's oceans have warmed significantly since 1995, resulting in severe hurricanes, storm surges and an increase in the number of icebergs, according to a new report. Many people may associate warmer seas with the pleasant weather conditions they're used to experiencing while on holiday, but the fact of the matter is that an increase in sea ...

9 days ago
Arctic ice cover reaches second lowest minimum on record

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The 2016 Arctic sea ice cover tied with 2007 for the second lowest yearly minimum on record, according to a new report. Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its annual lowest extent on September 10, NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado at Boulder reported on Thursday. At 4.14 million squar...

11 days ago
Polar bears losing life-sustaining sea ice: Study

New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Polar bears, whose global population is estimated at nearly 25,000, are increasingly losing life-sustaining sea ice crucial for their hunting, resting as well as for breeding in the Arctic region, a study has found. According to scientists, the Arctic is warming at nearly double the global rate as a result of climate change fuelled by mankind's burning of fossil f...

11 days ago
Russian scientists trapped by polar bears receive emergency supplies

Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS) Five Russian meteorologists at a remote weather station in the Arctic are currently being besieged by about 10 polar bears for nearly two weeks on Troynoy island. A passing ship has delivered flares and dogs to the station to help fend off the beasts, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday. The station's head Vadim Plotnikov said that a female bear has been...

13 days ago
August 2016 hottest ever recorded

New York, Sep 13 (IANS) August 2016 was the hottest in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by NASA scientists. The temperature last month was 0.16 degrees Celsius warmer than the previous warmest August in 2014, NASA said in a statement on Monday. Although the seasonal temperature cycle typically peaks in July, August 2016 ti...

13 days ago
Russian river turned red by metallurgical waste

Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS) The world's biggest nickel producer has admitted a spillage at one of its plants which was responsible for a river in Siberia turning blood-red. After denying blame for the contamination of the water, Norilsk Nickel said on Monday that a dike at its Nadezhda plant overflowed, colouring the Daldykan river, by the Arctic town of Norilsk, red, CNN reported on Tuesday.<...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

17 days ago
Yanni to perform in Abu Dhabi on September 30

Abu Dhabi, Sep 8 (IANS) Greek composer Yanni, who is also a well-known keyboardist, pianist, and music producer, will enchant his fans here at du Forum stage in Yas Island on September 30. The 61-year-old will get his fans grooving to a brand new show including new compositions from his latest album Sensuous Chill. A 15-member international orchestra will accompany the renowned c...

21 days ago
Japan starts 'scientific' whaling in North Pacific

Tokyo, Sep 5 (IANS) Japan on Monday opened its scientific whaling season on the north coast of country, during which it expects to capture 51 minke whales. The season will end late October in the North Pacific and the operation aims to help in the management of maritime resources based on an analysis of the contents from the stomachs of captured whales, said the Japanese Fisheries Agency...

21 days ago
Japan starts 'scientific' whaling in North Pacific

Tokyo, Sep 5 (IANS) Japan on Monday opened its scientific whaling season on the north coast of country, during which it expects to capture 51 minke whales. The season will end late October in the North Pacific and the operation aims to help in the management of maritime resources based on an analysis of the contents from the stomachs of captured whales, said the Japanese Fisheries Agency...

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