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Water in the atmosphere from the Tonga eruption may weaken the ozone layer

Working with a colleague from the University of Edinburgh, a team of researchers at the California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Laboratory discovered evidence...

Cloud study demystifies impact of aerosols

According to new research, aerosol particles in the atmosphere have a greater impact on cloud cover but less impact on cloud brightness than previously...

Marine heatwaves have devastating impacts on marine life in the tropical western and central Pacific Ocean region

The study, published in Global and Planetary Change, looks at the frequency, intensity, and duration of marine heatwaves in the future (MHWs). A MHW...

The Discovery of metamorphic diamonds in northeast Queensland could provide clues about how Australia was formed

A team of researchers from James Cook University and the University of Adelaide discovered metamorphic diamonds in rocks near Australia's northeast coast. Alexander Edgar,...

Research reveals where carbon storage in soils has the most potential

Soil is the largest terrestrial organic carbon reservoir and is critical for climate change mitigation and adaptation. Mineral-organic associations play an important role in...

Reconstructing volcanic eruptions to help scientists predict climate risks

Dr. Matthew Toohey (Ph.D.) of the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and Dr. Michael Sigl (Ph.D.) of the University of Bern were part of the...

A satellite study shows most forests around the world are becoming less resilient to change

A small group of researchers from Italy, France, and the United States discovered that most forests around the world are becoming less resilient to...

Tonga volcano ‘afterglow’ causes dazzling skies in Antarctica

Antarctica New Zealand science technician Stuart Shaw, who is stationed at Scott Base for the winter, took these breathtaking photos of the skies above...

A new study finds environmental injustice is key to decoding the climate change debate

Researchers at the University of Miami's (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science discovered that Miami's history of environmental injustice was the...

Pioneering climate change research reveals long-term global carbon cycle impacts

Dr. Heather Ford of Queen Mary's School of Geography co-authored a new study in Nature Geoscience that uses a novel research model to demonstrate...

The study indicates a link between climate fluctuations and mass extinction

Researchers studying rocks in India discovered chemical evidence of a series of rapid climate fluctuations during the greatest known mass extinction event, which occurred...

The new model shows Earth’s deep mantle was drier from the start

The Earth's mantle is a thick layer of silicate rock that lies between the crust and the molten core, accounting for approximately 84 percent...

Mid-depth waters off the United States East Coast are getting saltier

A new study led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) reveals a significant increase in the frequency of warm saltwater intrusions from the...

Portugal battles forest fires amid heatwave

Following a punishing heatwave, around 1,500 firefighters were battling multiple forest fires and several bush fires in central and northern Portugal on Sunday, prompting...

As climate change makes some areas dangerous to live in, it may get harder to move

Climate change could reduce international mobility for low-income populations in Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa, and the former Soviet Union by up to 10% by...