Gorgeous landscapes and emotional portraits are just some of the elements captured by the finalist and shortlisted entries in the Sony World Photography Awards. In its 13th year, the 2020 competition received more than 345,000 images from 203 countries and…
Being resilient to climate change near the Great Lakes means preparing for wildly fluctuating lake levels, unseasonable temperatures and erratic precipitation.
In a new study, scientists with NASA’s Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) used planes equipped with the Airborne Visible Infrared Imaging Spectrometer — Next Generation (AVIRIS — NG), a highly specialized instrument, to fly over some 20,000 square miles (30,000 square kilometers) of the Arctic landscape in the hope of detecting methane hotspots. The instrument did not disappoint.
More frequent and intense rainfall events due to climate change could cause more landslides in the High Mountain Asia region of China, Tibet and Nepal, according to the first quantitative study of the link between precipitation and landslides in the region.
Other Democratic presidential primary contenders may push the Green New Deal, but Michael R. Bloomberg is advancing his climate change agenda behind the scenes with the help of one Democratic state attorney general at a time. Since its founding in…
(Dartmouth College) Study of an ‘extremophile’ found in the hot springs of Yellowstone National Park can be used to help researchers understand climate change.
(Virginia Tech) But scientists from Virginia Tech and the University of Notre Dame recently discovered that a particular species — the burrowing mayfly — had a population decrease of nearly 84 percent from 2015 to 2019.
A team of Johns Hopkins researchers have identified an ultra-absorbent new material that can soak up almost 9 liters of water from thin air every day.
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The fossil of this new-to-science dinosaur offers a view into dinosaur-bird evolution.