Latest Natural environment Stories
Although the days of odd behavior among hat makers are a thing of the past, the dangers mercury poses to humans and the environment persist today.
A new study confirms rising levels of water vapor in the upper troposphere – a key amplifier of global warming – will intensify climate change impacts over the next decades.
Using a cutting-edge research technique, UCLA researchers have reconstructed the temperature history of a region that plays a major role in determining climate around the world.
NCAR scientists and partners next week will launch a field project in the tropical Pacific, a remote region that holds a key to understanding worldwide climate.
Unless greenhouse gas emissions are stabilized, the average location on Earth will experience a radically different climate by the year 2047, experts from the University of Hawaii, Manoa claim in research published in Thursday’s edition of the journal Nature.
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Significant reductions in mercury emissions will be necessary just to stabilize current levels of the toxic element in the environment, according to new research from a team led by Harvard University.
plant species making up an ecosystem are better predictors of ecosystem chemistry than environmental conditions such as terrain, geology, or altitude
Around the world, the effects of global climate change are increasingly evident and difficult to ignore.
The drive to develop crops for use as biofuel, continues to raise questions about additional uses of forest land.
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- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.