An unprecedented belt of brown algae stretches from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico—and it’s likely here to stay.
Planting more vegetation, using reflective materials on hard surfaces and installing green roofs on buildings can help cool potentially deadly urban heat islands -- a phenomenon that exists in nearly all large cities -- a new study from Portland State University shows.
The U.S. Forest Service’s Gila National Forest reported four naturally caused fires on July 4, 2019, and three of them generated enough smoke to be seen from space by satellite.
An international team of scientists has shown it is possible to breed cattle to reduce their methane emissions.
Many familiar grains today, like quinoa, amaranth, and the millets, hemp, and buckwheat, all have traits that indicate that they coevolved to be dispersed by large grazing mammals.
High in the Andes Mountains, dagger-shaped ice spires house thriving microbial communities, offering an oasis for life in one of Earth’s harshest environments as well as a possible analogue for life on other planets.
Vast networks of seismic lines that run through Alberta’s boreal forest boost emissions of methane.
For Ben Pelto, a study in glacier changes compares to a bank account.
The best way to protect corals threatened by climate change is to conserve a wide range of their habitats, according to a study in Nature Climate Change.
Hundreds of sharks and rays have become tangled in plastic waste in the world’s oceans, new research shows.
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