Environment

Shrinking rivers affect fish populations

New research from the University of Canterbury distributed today has discovered that a shrinking river is less able to help larger predatory fish, for...

Forecasting fire: New model to detect the formation and spread of fires

NASA scientists recently developed a model that investigates different climate factors that prompt the development and spread of fires. The Global Fire Weather Database...

Study: Uranium spoiling groundwater in Rajasthan

India extracts more than a third of worldwide groundwater resources and more than 90% of this is being used for irrigation. Long-term exposure to...

Scientists set sail for Greenland’s fjords to unravel mysteries of nutrient cycling

Glaciers are known to be a wellspring of phosphate, silicon, and iron, supplements that are basic for the development of the marine algae that...

New way to reduce CO2 to CO1 with common elements and sunlight

Scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in collaboration with Université PARIS DIDEROT and CRNS have discovered a new method to reduce CO2 to CO1. They...

Striking the right balance between wind energy and biodiversity

In collaboration with the University of Bucharest in Romania, scientists at the EPFL have developed a simulator that can calculate the performance of wind farms. Researchers from...

Nanoplastics accumulate in marine organisms and may pose harm to aquatic food chains

Plastic nanoparticles - these are tiny pieces of plastic less than 1 micrometer in size - could potentially contaminate food chains, and ultimately affect...

Kicking the car(bon) habit better for air pollution than electric cars

A new study by the Oxford University, changing our lifestyles and the way we travel could have as big. The radical way of life...

Twin satellites map 14 years of freshwater changes

In a new study by the NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, scientists analyzed 14 years of observations from the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) to...

Sterol-producing bacteria that may change the way geologists interpret the rock record

Sterols linger in soils and rocks for billions of years and have filled in as an indication to geologists that the plants, creatures, and...

Climate-threatened animals unable to relocate properly

According to University of Exeter study, 30 of the 62 mammal species will have their habitat substantially affected by climate change but don't have the characteristics...

Researchers may be underestimating roadkill numbers

There are millions of wildlife deaths on British roads every year. the subsequent remains speak to a significant measure of nourishment for scroungers. By expelling...

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