The movement of sea ice between Arctic countries is expected to significantly increase this century, raising the risk of more widely transporting pollutants like microplastics and oil, according to new research.
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Even a limited nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan would cause unprecedented planet-wide food shortages lasting more than a decade.
A new study looks at why the 2011 Tohoku tsunami off Japan was unexpectedly huge.
The surprising finding suggests that future hurricanes stoked by warming climate may be even more destructive to forests than scientists have already projected.
Diversity is key to resilience, says new study.
A scientist who has played a key role in documenting modern sea level rise and its causes is to receive the 2020 Vetlesen Prize for achievement in the earth sciences.
A study finds that ozone-depleting substances caused about a third of all global warming from 1955 to 2005, and half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss during that period.
Thousands more people could die from injuries each year as rising temperatures in the United States affect people’s behavior, says a new study.
A new study uncovers a previously undocumented relationship between erosion and wind speed.
Supports policies that protect and regenerate natural forests instead of planting new ones.