Waves, tides, storms and hurricanes can all take a toll on the coastline, eroding the land and rewriting the shoreline. Those changes can put infrastructure and communities at risk. But researchers are rolling out new guidelines to help create more … Continue reading →
The tiny Tangier Island is just 12 miles from mainland Virginia in Chesapeake Bay. No cars, no trains; the only transportation to Tangier Island is by boat or by small airplane, says the island’s official website.
Plant life on Antarctica is growing rapidly due to climate change, scientists have found. Few plants live on the continent, but scientists studying moss have found a sharp increase in biological activity in the last 50 years.
On 4 September 2010, a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the South Island of New Zealand near Christchurch. The earthquake’s epicentre was 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Christchurch, near the town of Darfield. Its known as the Canterbury earthquake or … Continue reading →
A simple rule can accurately predict when Earth’s climate warms out of an ice age, according to new research led by UCL. In a new study published in Nature, researchers from UCL, University of Cambridge and University of Louvain have … Continue reading →
Whether you’re rebuilding or remodeling, your trash can is likely to be bursting at the seams throughout the process. But should it be? Here are some home materials that should definitely stay out of the trash.
Langzeitveränderungen in marinen Lebensgemeinschaften im Fokus der Forschung Marine Todeszonen sind nicht ausschließlich ein Phänomen der letzten Jahre. Paläontologen der Universität Wien um Martin Zuschin haben aus 500 Jahre alten Sedimentkernen der nördlichen Adria auch frühere Sauerstoffkrisen des Mittelmeeres abgelesen … Continue reading →
Vegetation at Most Abandoned Oil and Gas Pads Slow to Recover After 10 Years A new scientific approach can now provide regional assessments of land recovery following oil and gas drilling activities, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study published in … Continue reading →