In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response.
Reversing the encroachment of the coniferous forest that happened in the southern Rockies during the last century would significantly lower the probability of high-intensity wildfires in the region, according to new University of Alberta research.
In the early morning of Aug. 10, 2012, more than half of Jasper National Park’s Ghost Glacier broke free and crashed into Edith Cavell Pond.
Water is essential for life – and scarcity of freshwater resources, exacerbated by climate change, can trigger serious consequences, including economic hardship, conflict and displacement.
The world’s wood products — all the paper, lumber, furniture and more — offset less than 1 percent of annual global carbon emissions by locking away carbon in woody forms, according to new research.
Social and environmental responsibility in globalized supply chains are hard to police.
The United Kingdom’s goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 has now become law, making the UK the world’s first G7 country to establish this form of legally binding target, Reuters reported.
Billions of people worldwide rely on streams flowing from forest lands for their water supply.
The Trump administration has announced a new rule for power plants that gives states more control over setting limits on greenhouse gas emissions and requires only modest efficiency upgrades at facilities.
Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a novel technology that produces liquid hydrocarbon fuels exclusively from sunlight and air.
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