News tagged with carbon dioxide

Storing carbon in the Arctic

For the past three decades, as the climate has warmed, the massive plates of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean have shrunk: In 2007, scientists observed nearly 50 percent less summer ice than had been seen in 1980.

Dec 04, 2013 3.6 / 5 (18) 8 | with audio podcast

Corals surviving the ocean's pollution

Unlike other marine species, the corals are still capable of adapting under current circumstances of sea acidification, reveled by researchers at the Center of Biological Research of the Northeast (Cibnor). ...

Dec 02, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

When tectonics killed everything

A new paper reveals how the worst extinction in Earth's history may have been tied to the formation of Supercontinent Pangea. The catastrophe wasn't triggered by an impact from above—unlike another well-known ...

Nov 25, 2013 3.9 / 5 (29) 8 | with audio podcast