» Glacier collapses in Italian Alps, six dead: rescuers
03/07/22 19:40 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
An avalanche set off by the collapse of the largest glacier in the Italian Alps killed at least six people and injured eight others Sunday, an emergency services spokeswoman said.

» Beyond Expelling Organs at Predators: What Else Are Sea Cucumbers Hiding?
03/07/22 14:22 from envirobites
Featured image caption: Sea cucumbers are echinoderms that live on the ocean floor worldwide. Some species are also edible and

» US mega drought makes boating rough on Lake Mead
03/07/22 09:31 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
In the 15 years since Adam Dailey began boating on Lake Mead, the shoreline has receded hundreds of meters, the result of more than two decades of punishing drought that is drying out the western United States.

» 'They're everywhere': microplastics in oceans, air and human body
03/07/22 09:30 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
From ocean depths to mountain peaks, humans have littered the planet with tiny shards of plastic. We have even absorbed these microplastics into our bodies—with uncertain implications.

» Changes of extreme precipitation in the Philippines, projected from the CMIP6 multi-model ensemble
02/07/22 20:54 from ScienceDirect Publication: Weather and Climate Extremes
Publication date: Available online 2 July 2022 Source: Weather and Climate Extremes Author(s): Juyoung Hong, Wilmer Agustin, Sanghoo Yoon, Jeong-Soo Park

» Waterways in Brazil's Manaus choked by tons of trash
02/07/22 06:44 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
In Manaus, the largest city in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, tons of stinking trash fill the canals and streams, giving one the feeling that they're visiting a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

» Satellite-tracking of whale sharks offered insight into their migratory and feeding behavior
02/07/22 06:38 from Ecology News - Biology News
The largest fish in the ocean is a globe-trotter that can occasionally be found basking in the coastal waters of the Panamanian Pacific. However, little more is known about the habits of the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) in the region. B...

» Variations in seismic parameters for the earthquakes during loading and unloading periods in the Three Gorges Reservoir area
02/07/22 00:00 from Earth and environmental sciences : Scientific Reports subject feeds

» Transcriptome analysis of human cholangiocytes exposed to carcinogenic 1,2-dichloropropane in the presence of macrophages in vitro
02/07/22 00:00 from Earth and environmental sciences : Scientific Reports subject feeds

» Green gentrification in European and North American cities
02/07/22 00:00 from Earth and environmental sciences : Nature Communications subject feeds

» Rapid northern hemisphere ice sheet melting during the penultimate deglaciation
02/07/22 00:00 from Earth and environmental sciences : Nature Communications subject feeds

» Structure induced laminar vortices control anomalous dispersion in porous media
02/07/22 00:00 from Earth and environmental sciences : Nature Communications subject feeds

» UN urges ambitious action to protect the oceans
01/07/22 21:41 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
World leaders must do more to protect the oceans, a major United Nations conference concluded on Friday, setting its sights on a new treaty to protect the high seas.

» Hidden in genetics: The evolutionary relationships of two groups of ancient invertebrates revealed
01/07/22 20:33 from Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
Using high quality molecular data, researchers have re-investigated a long-standing question about the position of two phyla of small aquatic invertebrates -- Kamptozoa and Bryozoa -- on the evolutionary tree.

» Montana bio station researchers discuss mine risks to salmon rivers
01/07/22 20:33 from Earth & Climate News -- ScienceDaily
Recently, a group of 23 science and policy experts from the U.S. and Canada published a review of mining risks to watersheds ranging from Montana to British Columbia and Alaska. The paper brought together experts in salmon ecology, water...

» How placentas evolved in mammals
01/07/22 20:32 from Earth & Climate News -- ScienceDaily
The fossil record tells us about ancient life through the preserved remains of body parts like bones, teeth and turtle shells. But how to study the history of soft tissues and organs, which can decay quickly, leaving little evidence behi...

» Environmental justice advocates slam Supreme Court ruling
01/07/22 18:46 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
The Supreme Court decision to limit how the Environmental Protection Agency regulates carbon dioxide emissions from power plants could make an already grave situation worse for those affected most by climate change and air pollution, adv...

» White rhinos return to Mozambique park after 40 years
01/07/22 18:45 from Ecology News - Biology News
A Mozambican park welcomed its first white rhinos in 40 years on Friday after 19 of the threatened animals completed a 1,600-kilometre (thousand-mile) truck ride from South Africa, conservationists said.

» Brazil sets new six-month Amazon deforestation record
01/07/22 18:44 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon reached a record level during the first half of 2022, the INPE national space agency said Friday.

» Research shows need to improve prediction of Arctic melt ponds
01/07/22 18:43 from Earth News - Earth Science News, Earth Science, Climate Change
New research shows two widely used computer models that predict summer melt pond formation on sea ice greatly overestimate their extent, a key finding as scientists work to make accurate projections about Arctic climate change.

» Dinosaurs took over amid ice, not warmth, says a new study of ancient mass extinction
01/07/22 18:31 from Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
There is new evidence that ancient high latitudes, to which early dinosaurs were largely relegated, regularly froze over, and that the creatures adapted -- an apparent key to their later dominance.

» Mining's effect on fish warrants better science-based policies
01/07/22 18:31 from Earth & Climate News -- ScienceDaily
A new article synthesizes the impact of metal and coal mines on salmon and trout in northwestern North America, and highlights the need for more complete and transparent science to inform mining policy.

» Mining's effect on fish warrants better science-based policies
01/07/22 18:00 from Ecology News - Biology News
A new paper published in Science Advances synthesizes the impact of metal and coal mines on salmon and trout in northwestern North America, and highlights the need for more complete and transparent science to inform mining policy.

» UK bird reserves closed after suspected avian flu outbreak
01/07/22 16:12 from Ecology News - Biology News
Seabird reserves in northeast England and Scotland have been closed to visitors after a suspected outbreak of bird flu, officials said on Friday.

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