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UO-Led Study Finds Warming Peat May Boost Greenhouse Gases

Surface methane emissions increased and at greater depths in response to increasing temperatures.

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Pollution in Asian Tropopause Layer Comes from Human Activities and Natural Sources: Study

Scientists find a mix of sources contributing to aerosol layer above the Tibetan Plateau.

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Temperature Has Significant Influence on Air Pollution in Heating Season of Northeast China City

There was a strong positive correlation between three types of particles and air pollution.

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Surprising Growth Rates Discovered in World’s Deepest Photosynthetic Corals

New research published in the journal Coral Reefs revealed unexpectedly high growth rates for deep water photosynthetic corals.

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NASA Catches Development of Tropical Cyclone Nuri in South China Sea

A low-pressure system that developed in the Philippine Sea and tracked over the central Philippines has moved into the South China Sea and become a depression.

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Norwegian Fjord Turns Turquoise

In May 2020, a vivid phytoplankton bloom colored the surface waters of the country’s second-longest fjord.

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May 2020 Tied for Hottest on Record for the Globe

After registering unusually high temperatures across the globe, May 2020 tied with 2016 as the world’s warmest May on record.

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Rainscaping Education Helps Communities Prevent Polluted Runoff

During a downpour, rainwater hits pavement and flows into drains, picking up pollutants like oil, fertilizers, and road salts along the way.

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Cash Transfers to the Poor Linked to Ecological Benefits

Study by Johns Hopkins economist Paul Ferraro finds that Indonesian anti-poverty programs also led to less deforestation.

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In 'Nature': Using GIE to Map Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest

Ariel BenYishay contributed his expertise in geospatial impact evaluation to a land titling paper that was recently published in the journal Nature Sustainability.

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