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12 captivating images from the Sony World Photography Awards

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…

NASA flights detect millions of Arctic methane hotspots

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.

Climate change could trigger more landslides in High Mountain Asia

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.

Bloomberg’s Climate Lawyers Quietly Promote Green Agenda In State Govt.’s

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…

Burrowing mayfly’s decline may serve as a warning system for the health of our environment

(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.

Drug lord's rogue hippos taking over Colombia

When we think of invasive species, things like kudzu and zebra mussels come to mind, but Colombia may be facing a threat from a much larger species. Thanks to the fanciful whims of one of the most ruthless criminals in…