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  • Human-Induced Climate Change Reversed 6,500-Year Global Cooling Trend
    14:31 - Jul 02 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- What would Earth’s climate naturally be doing if it weren’t for human intervention? Researchers at Northern Arizona University have now analyzed over 12,000 years of climate data, and found that human-induced warming interrupted and reversed a long-term natural global cooling period.
  • Extreme Warming of South Pole
    14:30 - Jul 01 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The South Pole has been warming at more than three times the global average over the past 30 years, according to research led by Ohio University professor Ryan Fogt and OHIO alumnus Kyle Clem.
  • Geochemists Solve Mystery of Earth's Vanishing Crust
    11:20 - Jun 29 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Thank goodness for the Earth's crust: It is, after all, that solid, outermost layer of our planet that supports everything above it.
  • Why Are Plants Green?
    12:42 - Jun 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- When sunlight shining on a leaf changes rapidly, plants must protect themselves from the ensuing sudden surges of solar energy. To cope with these changes, photosynthetic organisms -- from plants to bacteria -- have developed numerous tactics. Scientists have been unable, however, to identify the underlying design principle.
  • How Water in Deep Earth Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis
    14:05 - Jun 25 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- In a new study, published in the journal Nature, an international team of scientists provide the first conclusive evidence directly linking deep Earth's water cycle and its expressions with magmatic productivity and earthquake activity.
  • Forest Loss Escalates Biodiversity Change
    10:38 - Jun 21 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- New international research reveals the far-reaching impacts of forest cover loss on global biodiversity.
  • Use of Forests to Offset Carbon Emissions Requires an Understanding of Risks
    13:43 - Jun 20 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Given the tremendous ability of forests to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, some governments are counting on planted forests as offsets for greenhouse gas emissions -- a sort of climate investment. But as with any investment, it's important to understand the risks. If a forest goes bust, researchers say, much of that stored carbon could go up in smoke.
  • First Dinosaur Eggs Were Soft Like a Turtle's
    13:34 - Jun 18 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- New research suggests that the first dinosaurs laid soft-shelled eggs -- a finding that contradicts established thought. The study, led by the American Museum of Natural History and Yale University and published today in the journal Nature, applied a suite of sophisticated geochemical methods to analyze the eggs of two vastly different non-avian dinosaurs and found that they resembled those of turtles in their microstructure, composition, and mechanical properties. The research also suggests that hard-shelled eggs evolved at least three times independently in the dinosaur family tree.
  • Promoting Sustainable Land Management Practices Are Critical to Improve People’s Livelihoods
    16:58 - Jun 16 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Representation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the Islamic Republic of Iran commemorates World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2020, highlighting the importance of promoting sustainable production and consumption.
  • Hummingbirds See Many More Colors Than Humans
    13:22 - Jun 16 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- To find food, dazzle mates, escape predators and navigate diverse terrain, birds rely on their excellent color vision.
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Official: UNESCO Intent to Promote Tourism Cooperation with Iran

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran expressed deepest sympathies to Japanese government and nation over the casualties and damages caused by flood in the country.
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