As nations prepare to meet in Uruguay to negotiate a new Global Plastics Treaty, a new study has revealed the discovery of synthetic plastic fibres in air, seawater, sediment and sea ice sampled in the Antarctic Weddell Sea.
A new study finds that bird species with extreme or uncommon combinations of traits face the highest risk of extinction.
Rising air temperatures due to global warming melt glaciers and polar ice caps.
Associate Research Scientist Kara Lamb grew up reading her father’s Scientific American magazines.
A new report coauthored by University of Waterloo professor Maria Strack has provided the most comprehensive assessment of the world's peatlands to date and identified actions governments should take to improve their protection, restoration and sustainable management.
The heat wave that hammered western North America in late June and early July 2021 was not just any midsummer event.