» Analyses of the Kahramanmaraş earthquake from February 2023
28/11/23 22:37 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
On February 6, 2023, the devastating magnitude MW 7.8 Kahramanmaraş earthquake in South East Türkiye ruptured multiple fault segments of the "East Anatolian Fault Zone' separating the Anatolian and Arabian tectonic plates.
» Minerals and land use determine carbon storage in soils, finds study
28/11/23 22:16 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
Carbon sequestration in soils can contribute to mitigate climate change, and soil organic matter associated with minerals has the highest capacity to store carbon. A team of researchers, including scientists from the Max Planck Institute...
» Global marine life is on the move due to sea temperature rises, says study
28/11/23 22:04 from Ecology News - Biology News
A new study from the University of Southampton sheds light on the impact climate change is having on marine environments in a relatively recent global phenomenon known as "tropicalization."
» Researchers apply theory of semantic information to realistic model, find point where information matters for survival
28/11/23 21:52 from Ecology News - Biology News
Living systems—unlike non-living or inanimate objects—use information about their surrounding environment to survive. But not all information from the environment is meaningful or relevant for survival. The subset of information that is ...
» Film and TV production found to worsen climate crisis
28/11/23 21:35 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
Streaming giants are making TV production worse for the environment than ever before according to new research into the environmental impact of film and television production from the University of Warwick and the University of Cambridge...
» Flower power on Indian farms helps bees, boosts livelihoods
28/11/23 21:32 from Ecology News - Biology News
Planting flowers beside food crops on farms in India attracts bees, boosts pollination and improves crop yield and quality, researchers have found.
» Commitments needed to solve aviation's impact on our climate, says new research
28/11/23 21:12 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
Concerted efforts and commitments are needed to solve the complex trade-offs involved in reducing the impact of aviation on the climate, according to new research.
» Seasonal dynamics and annual budget of dissolved inorganic carbon in the northwestern Mediterranean deep-convection region
28/11/23 19:50 from BG - recent papers
Seasonal dynamics and annual budget of dissolved inorganic carbon in the northwestern Mediterranean deep-convection region Caroline Ulses, Claude Estournel, Patrick Marsaleix, Karline Soetaert, Marine Fourrier, Laurent Coppola, Dominique...
» Fish ecologist's research indicates need to conserve iconic migratory snook in Mexico
28/11/23 19:46 from Ecology News - Biology News
Allison Pease grew up fascinated by river fish, spending countless summers in a mask beneath the surface of Texas creeks. Now a fish ecologist in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri, Pease...
» In California, 600 years' worth of tree rings reveal climate risks
28/11/23 19:44 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
An interdisciplinary collaboration used 600 years' worth of tree rings from the San Joaquin Valley to reconstruct plausible daily records of weather and streamflow scenarios during that period. Modeling based on those scenarios revealed ...
» Healthcare changes can slash climate impact: global health agency
28/11/23 19:22 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
Global healthcare has a significant impact on the environment but there are ways it could slash its greenhouse gas emissions without increasing production costs, the international health agency Unitaid said Tuesday.
» Wetlands offer greater cumulative benefit for flood control: Study
28/11/23 19:18 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
Adding multiple smaller wetlands to the landscape can make large reservoirs more effective at flood control, according to a new study from Tulane University published in Environmental Research Letters.
» Dallas-Fort Worth air quality continues to miss EPA goals for safety
28/11/23 18:43 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
Air quality in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area continues to miss safety levels set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is unlikely to meet EPA goals anytime soon, according to new research from The University of Texa...
» Climate scientist reflects on year of disastrous weather, and what's to come
28/11/23 18:32 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
Unrelenting wildfires in Canada and Hawaii. Catastrophic floods in Libya. Sweltering temperatures across the globe. These climate disasters, which once would have happened every decade or longer, all took place in 2023. As the planet war...
» Solar activity likely to peak next year
28/11/23 18:23 from Earth & Climate News -- ScienceDaily
Researchers have discovered a new relationship between the Sun's magnetic field and its sunspot cycle, that can help predict when the peak in solar activity will occur. Their work indicates that the maximum intensity of solar cycle 25, t...
» Fish ecologist's research indicates need to conserve iconic migratory snook in Mexico
28/11/23 18:23 from Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
Biologists investigated the snook’s almost 400-mile migration up into the rainforest habitat of the Usumacinta River. They have found that the snook, which connect aquatic food webs and support fisheries, spawn and start their lives in c...
» Scientists confirm that Seychelles is frequented by blue whales
28/11/23 18:12 from Ecology News - Biology News
Seychelles is a special place for whales and dolphins. And yet, while its corals, turtles and sharks are relatively well studied, little is known about its cetaceans. Now scientists from the University of Seychelles, Florida Internationa...
» An adaptive representation model to efficiently represent geoscience knowledge
28/11/23 18:08 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
A geoscience knowledge graph (GKG) is an effective way of organizing various geoscience knowledge into a machine-understandable and computable semantic network. However, existing knowledge graph representation models leverage fixed tuple...
» A Peruvian farmer is trying to hold energy giant RWE responsible for climate change—the inside story
28/11/23 17:54 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
On a crisp, sunny day high in the Peruvian Andes, two German judges gaze across a mountain lake to the towering white glaciers in the distance. Dark spots are visible on the pristine ice and, in quiet moments, the cold wind carries the s...
» Researchers find no evidence of Arabian leopards despite extensive search in Saudi Arabia
28/11/23 17:49 from Ecology News - Biology News
Researchers have concluded that Saudi Arabia is likely no longer home to sustainable populations of Arabian leopards, as detailed in the journal Oryx.
» Study finds urban waterfowl are important seed dispersers for native and alien plants
28/11/23 17:45 from Ecology News - Biology News
Our park ponds typically hold good numbers of mallards, and urban grassy areas often hold concentrations of geese. In the UK, Canada Geese are an abundant and widespread alien species, well known for fouling parks with their feces.
» Measuring biodiversity across the US with space-borne lidar
28/11/23 17:34 from Ecology News - Biology News
Diverse ecosystems support the web of life and in the process, provide food, water, medicine and materials for humanity. But the butterfly effect tells us all things are connected. So, when biodiversity loss threatens the foundation upon...
» Australian mosquito species found to target frogs' noses
28/11/23 17:33 from Ecology News - Biology News
A pair of environmental and life scientists, one with the University of Newcastle, in Australia, the other the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research, has found that one species of mosquito native to Australia targets only t...
» Three reasons why removing grazing animals from Australia's arid lands for carbon credits is a bad idea
28/11/23 17:24 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
If you run a large polluting facility and can't work out how to actually cut emissions, you might buy carbon credits to offset your emissions from the Australian Carbon Credit Unit Scheme. These credits are meant to represent carbon take...