Monthly Archives: July 2014

Our Sun today (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Our Sun today (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) (updated 28/07/2014. Link to met office re-established) “We had adopted a kind of solar uniformitarianism. As people and as scientists we have always wanted the Sun to be better than other stars and better … Continue reading

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Could plastic debris, coarse, fine and molecules (polymers), affect oceans functions as climate regulator, CO2 sink, albedo, evaporation…? (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


[Updated] Could plastic debris, coarse, fine and molecules (polymers), affect oceans characteristics as climate regulator, CO2 sink, albedo, evaporation, …? (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) Citation: Could plastic debris, coarse, fine and molecules (polymers), affect oceans characteristics as climate regulator, CO2 sink, … Continue reading

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Effects of ecosystem’s degradation and the EEA report. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Effects of ecosystem’s degradation and the EEA report. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) Recently the European Environment Agency has released a report about the “Effects of air pollution on European ecosystems“. “The overall goal of the report is to evaluate — for … Continue reading

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“Effects of air pollution on european Ecosystems” European Environment Agency technical report. Press release (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


“Effects of air pollution on European ecosystems” European Environment Agency technical report. Press release June 2014 (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) The 30th June 2014 the European Environmental Agency has released  a report about the ‘Effects of air pollution on European ecosystems‘. … Continue reading

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Allergies, asthma and the environment (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Allergies, asthma and the environment. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) The “hygiene hypothesis” In 1989 a scientists named Strachan proposed a novel but speculative explanation for the principal epidemiological features of hay fever and the apparent rise in the prevalence of allergic … Continue reading

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