New study reveals surprising facts behind a shrinking wetland, and suggests remedies.
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Using newly refined analysis methods, scientists have discovered that a North Korean nuclear bomb test last fall set off aftershocks over a period of eight months on a previously unmapped earthquake fault nearby.
A comprehensive plan outlines ways to clean up the Hudson River and reduce the impacts from development and climate change.
The initiative will help to drive business models, investment vehicles, and policies for a new carbon economy.
By enhancing climate models, a project will help to improve forecasts of intense hurricanes like Hurricane Florence.
Experts from around the Earth Institute weigh in on some of the biggest questions about Hurricane Florence.
Our hurricane and disaster experts are standing by to answer media questions about hurricane physics, emergency response, climate change, and more.
In a new study, researchers report that their physics-based model of California earthquake hazards replicated estimates from the state’s leading statistical model.
An extensive investigation by the Reuters news agency has found that many children living on U.S. military bases may be exposed to hazardous levels of lead in decaying family housing.
Tiny microbes called phytoplankton live beneath the ocean’s surface, producing oxygen that is essential to human survival. A new study sheds light on how these all-important diatoms survive and thrive under difficult conditions.