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ECI researchers contribute to IPCC report

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http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk — Myles Allen and others show that it is extremely likely that human influence is the main cause for observed warming since 1850. 02/10/13 2 October 2013 - Read More
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Oxford University edits a themed issue of Philosophical Transactions A on Water Security, Risk and Society

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http://www.water.ox.ac.uk — Professors Jim Hall and David Grey, and Drs Dustin Garrick, Simon Dadson and Rob Hope, have organised and edited a landmark collection of papers, an outcome of the 2012 international conference Water Security, Risk and Society. 02/10/13 2 October 2013 - Read More
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Making clean drinking water universally available is 'achievable'

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http://www.ox.ac.uk — Making clean drinking water globally accessible is one of the biggest challenges of this century. A new study by the members of the School contends that this goal is achievable if the key elements of good governance and management are adopted. 01/10/13 1 October 2013 - Read More
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Prof. Judith Pallot awarded 2013 Heldt Prize

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http://www.awsshome.org — Prof. Judith Pallot has been awarded a 2013 Heldt Prize by the Association for Women in Slavic Studies for the best book in Slavic/Eastern European/Eurasian women's studies. The book, 'Gender, Geography, and Punishment. The Experience of Women in Carceral Russia' was published by OUP in 2012. 01/10/13 1 October 2013 - Read More
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What Caused This Weird Crack to Appear in Michigan?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Strange and sudden earth movement that caused a gaping gash and a deep booming sound in a Michigan forest is being explained as a "pop-up" in the bedrock. Read More
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Medium-Size Asteroid Strike Could Unleash a Mini Ice Age

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A strike by a medium-size asteroid on land (as opposed to at sea) could cause average global temperatures to plunge to Ice Age levels, and lead to steep drops in precipitation and plant productivity, among other effects, a new study suggests. Read More
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Turning Off Niagara Falls Could Reveal Geological Secrets

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A new plan to dry out the American side of Niagara Falls to perform much-needed bridge repair could also yield geology insights, new research suggests. Read More
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Zika Vaccines Are in the Works, But Still Years Away

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Demands for Zika prevention are urgent, but the road to a viable vaccine is long and expensive. Read More
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