34 million years ago the warm 'greenhouse climate' of the dinosaur age ended and the colder 'icehouse climate' of today commenced.
– Stockholm University
Increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration is the leading cause of greenhouse effects and global warming.
– Chinese Academy of Sciences
Northern Arizona University postdoc Xanthe Walker led a team that found that legacy carbon, while it remained protected from combustion in older tree stands where the historical fire return interval persisted, it burned in tree stands younger than 60...
– Northern Arizona University
Nature Embargo expired on 21-Aug-2019 at 13:00 ET
Study assembles canola root’s dose-response curves for nitrogen sources
– American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
An international team of scientists, including climate scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, found that accounting for phosphorus-deficient soils reduced projected carbon dioxide uptake by an average of 50% in the Amazon, compared to...
– Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
An international team of scientists reviewed more than 10,000 published climate change studies and has reached a sobering conclusion. Birds and other animals cannot adapt fast enough to keep pace with climate change, throwing species survival in doub...
– Cornell University
New research from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) published Aug. 19, 2019, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science provides evidence of the formation and abundance of abiotic methane—methane formed by chemical reactions t...
– Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science
Researchers at McMaster University who rush in after storms to study the behaviour of spiders have found that extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones may have an evolutionary impact on populations living in storm-prone regions, where aggress...
– McMaster University
Nature Ecology & Evolution Embargo expired on 19-Aug-2019 at 11:00 ET
Study shows chemical weathering is the cause of CO2 consumption in glacier-fed freshwater systems
– University of Alberta
PNAS Embargo expired on 19-Aug-2019 at 16:00 ET
Climate change is threatening the world’s food supply and the risk of supply disruptions is expected to grow as temperatures rise, according to a new United Nations report co-authored by Rutgers human ecology professor Pamela McElwee. So, how would...
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick
A new study from the University of Helsinki using miniaturized satellite-based tags revealed that during drier periods desert bats must fly further and longer to fulfil their nightly needs. According to researchers this signals their struggle in faci...
– University of Helsinki
When Earth's species were rapidly diversifying nearly 500 million years ago, that evolution was driven by complex factors including global cooling, more oxygen in the atmosphere, and more nutrients in the oceans.
– Ohio University
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
Of all the reasons why researchers would prefer more robust monitoring of pollutants in the atmosphere, one stands out: Having this basic information is an indication of progress in the realm of environmental science. A McKelvey School of Engineering...
– Washington University in St. Louis
Atmospheric Environment: X
More than 40% of residents in 15 cities in the “global south” – developing nations in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America – still lack quality, affordable water that can be piped into dwellings, according to a report released by ...
– Cornell University
World Resources Report, Aug. 2019
With sea level rise and extreme weather threatening coastal communities, it's no longer a question of whether they are going to retreat; it's where, when and how. In a new paper, researchers advocate for a managed and planned retreat, not a short-ter...
– University of Delaware
Science, Aug 22, 10.1126/scienceaax8346
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Mako sharks, also known as the ‘cheetahs of the sharks,’ are the fastest of all shark species, but they cannot outswim the threat of overfishing in the world’s oceans, say conservation experts from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and other ...
– Wildlife Conservation Society
The Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs issued its first Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for Fiscal Year 2020.
– Department of Energy, Office of Science
Electro-Active Technologies, Inc., of Knoxville, Tenn., has exclusively licensed two biorefinery technologies invented and patented by the startup’s co-founders while working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The technologies work as a system that ...
– Oak Ridge National Laboratory
– Salisbury University
– University of Delaware
– Virginia Tech