Unsung hero of science: Assessment

Katharine Mach, who served as co-director of science on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), will present her most recent findings on the...

It's more than just climate change

A new scientific paper by a University of Maryland-led international team of distinguished scientists, including five members of the National Academies, argues that there...

Roads are driving rapid evolutionary change in our environment

Roads are causing rapid evolutionary change in wild populations of plants and animals according to a Concepts and Questions paper published in Frontiers in...

Outdoor air pollution tied to millions of preterm births

Scientists have published a major study which links outdoor air pollution with 2.7 million preterm births per year. The study, which was led by a...

Whale-ship collisions

Scientists and government officials met at the United Nations today to consider possible solutions to a global problem: how to protect whale species in...

Shell and Exxon’s Brent Oilfield Decommission Shows How Industry Hits Communities and Environment to...

The North Sea oil and gas industry is the gift that keeps on giving when it comes to emitting dangerous greenhouse gases. Shell and Exxon are...

Shell and Exxon’s Brent Oilfield Decommission Shows How Industry Hits Communities and Environment to...

The North Sea oil and gas industry is the gift that keeps on giving when it comes to emitting dangerous greenhouse gases. Shell and Exxon are...

'The blob' of abnormal conditions boosted Western US ozone levels

An unusually warm patch of seawater off the West Coast in late 2014 and 2015, nicknamed "the blob," had cascading effects up and down...

Risk of rapid North Atlantic cooling in 21st century greater than previously estimated

The possibility of major climate change in the Atlantic region has long been recognized and has even been the subject of a Hollywood movie:...

Impact of climate change on mammals and birds 'greatly underestimated'

An international study published today involving University of Queensland research has found large numbers of threatened species have already been impacted by climate change. Associate...

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