Solving the mystery of the Arctic’s green ice

In 2011, researchers observed something that should be impossible — a massive bloom of phytoplankton growing under Arctic sea ice in conditions that should...

Manufacturing, global trade impair health of people with no stake in either

The latest products may bring joy to people around the globe, but academic researchers this week are highlighting the heightened health risks experienced by...

Tackling resilience: Finding order in chaos to help buffer against climate change

A new article aims to provide clarity among scientists, resource managers and planners on what ecological resilience means and how it can be achieved.

11 percent of disappearing groundwater used to grow internationally traded food

Eleven percent of the global non-renewable groundwater drawn up for irrigation goes to produce crops that are then traded on the international market, new...

Oil drillers face an angry mob in Mexico’s guerrilla country.

When an angry mob torched City Hall in the southern Mexican town of Tecpatan last month, it sent a warning flare across a country...

These scientists want to create ‘red teams’ to challenge climate research. Congress is listening.

SUN VALLEY, CA – MARCH 10: The gas-powered Valley Generating Station is seen in the San Fernando Valley on March 10, 2017 in...

Coal is losing Appalachian stronghold as Trump fights back.

Natural gas already won the battle with coal on America’s Atlantic coast. Now it’s about to move west and take Ohio -- and President Donald...

‘Weather whiplash’ triggered by changing climate will degrade Midwest’s drinking water

New research shows weather whiplash in the American Midwest's agricultural regions will drive the deterioration of water quality, forcing municipalities to seek costly remedies...

Making cows more environmentally friendly

An important discovery surrounding plants used to feed livestock has been released by scientists. They report that plants growing in warmer conditions are tougher...

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