Rivers in some of the world's most populous regions are losing water, according to a new comprehensive study of global stream flow. The study, led by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), suggests that in many cases the reduced flows are associated with climate change. The process could potentially threaten future supplies of food and water.

A new analysis of ice cores conducted by scientists of National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the University of Washington (UW) show the existence of connection of the world's coldest continent Antarctica to global warming, as well as to periodic events such as El Ni

A succession of severe natural disasters has wreaked havoc in the poverty-ridden state of Orissa. First the state experienced a severe flood in the august, 1999 affecting six coastal blocks.