Perdigão: Capturing the Complexities of Mountain Winds

Researchers are collecting data on multiple aspects of wind flow patterns shaped by meteorological forcing on intricate terrain through carefully planned field observations.

Extreme geothermal activity discovered beneath New Zealand’s Southern Alps

Unusually high temperatures, greater than 100°C, have been found close to Earth’s surface in New Zealand – a phenomenon typically only seen in volcanic...

Big fish in big trouble in Europe

Many large fish species, including many of the sharks and rays of Europe, are threatened with extinction. Confirming the findings of previous studies, scientists highlight regional...

2017 hurricane season follows year of extremes

2016 hurricane season started in January and ended 318 days later in late-November. Hurricane Matthew was the first Category 5 in a decade, the...

Volcanoes: Referees for the life on Earth

At the Triassic-Jurassic boundary, 200 million years ago, some 60% of species living on Earth disappeared. Scientists suspected that magmatic activity and the release...

Pollution ‘devastating’ China’s vital ecosystem, research shows

A pioneering new international study has looked at the true impact air pollutants have in impeding the local vegetation's ability to absorb and store...

Public confused by climate change messages

Experts, charities, the media and government confuse the public by speaking 'different languages' on climate change, a new study says. The research team focused...

Seacoast roads under new threat from rising sea level

Some roads, as far as two miles from the shore, are facing a new hazard that currently cannot be seen by drivers -- rising...

A brave new world for coral reefs

It is not too late to save coral reefs, but we must act now.

Subsidies promote overfishing and hurt small-scale fishers worldwide

Large-scale fisheries receive about four times more subsidies than their small-scale counterparts, with up to 60 per cent of those subsidies promoting overfishing.

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