Griffith University researchers have shown that leaf litter can play an important role in controlling algal blooms.
For much of the year, the salt pan is bone dry. But when the wet season brings abundant rains, the large, shallow basin becomes a temporary oasis.
Crater is 200 million years older than the previously oldest known crater.
Using a 22-year dataset of plant-caterpillar-parasitoid interactions collected within a patch of protected Costa Rican lowland Caribbean forest, scientists report declines in caterpillar and parasitoid diversity and density that are paralleled by losses in an important ecosystem service: biocontrol of herbivores by parasitoids.
Permafrost, the perennially frozen subsoil in Earth’s northernmost regions, has been collecting and storing plant and animal matter since long before the last Ice Age.
The shipping sector has potential to gain profit by reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
Arctic sea ice cannot “quickly bounce back” if climate change causes it to melt, new research suggests.
Researchers at Graz University of Technology have developed a measurement method that measures particles below 10 nanometres for the first time and will contribute to the implementation of future, stricter emission standards.
Wildfires in south eastern Brazil produce airborne pollution that worsens air quality in major cities such as Sao Paulo – cancelling out efforts to improve the urban environment and posing health risks to citizens, according to a new study.
A new report published in Nature Sustainability this week examines the potential impacts on food production of Zero Budget Natural Farming, a farming system that is sweeping India.
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