The color of your clothing can impact wildlife

Your choice of clothing could affect the behavioral habits of wildlife around you, according to a new study.

Climate change could unlock new microbes and increase heat-related deaths

Scientists warn that global climate change is likely to unlock dangerous new microbes, as well as threaten humans' ability to regulate body temperature.

Quo vadis Antarctic bottom water?

The formation of deep water, which is an important component of the climate system, takes place in only a few parts of the ocean:...

Earth’s oldest asteroid strike linked to ‘big thaw’

Scientists have discovered Earth's oldest asteroid strike occurred at Yarrabubba, in outback Western Australia, and coincided with the end of a global deep freeze...

Air pollution in New York City linked to wildfires hundreds of miles away

A new study shows that air pollutants from the smoke of fires from as far as Canada and the southeastern US traveled hundreds of...

Missing piece to urban air quality puzzle

Air quality models have long failed to accurately predict atmospheric levels of secondary organic aerosol, which comprises a substantial fraction of the fine particulate...

Mosquitoes are drawn to flowers as much as people — and now scientists know...

Despite their reputation as blood-suckers, mosquitoes actually spent most of their time drinking nectar from flowers. Scientists have identified the chemical cues in flowers...

Sustainability strategies more successful when managers believe in them

New research has found that business sustainability strategies can succeed alongside mainstream competitive strategies when managers believe in them.

Human-sparked fires smaller, less intense but more frequent with longer seasons

Fires started by people have steadily increased in recent decades, sparking a major shift in U.S. wildfire norms, according to a new study. The...

Urine fertilizer: ‘Aging’ effectively protects against transfer of antibiotic resistance

Recycled and aged human urine can be used as a fertilizer with low risks of transferring antibiotic resistant DNA to the environment, according to...

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