Duke University scientists have discovered a previously unknown dual mechanism that slows peat decay and may help reduce carbon dioxide emissions from peatlands during times of drought.
Changing climate conditions and increasing occurrences of wildfires may leave globally important carbon stocks defenceless, new research shows.
Satellites can help us to safeguard nature's richest carbon storehouses – peatlands.
A species of alga that resembles the planet Saturn has been discovered for the first time in the British Isles.
Expanding production of palm oil, a common ingredient in processed foods, soaps and personal care products, is driving rainforest destruction and massive carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new study led by researchers ...
New research into smouldering wildfires in the UK has found that they could be a contributor to climate change.
A new study comparing the carbon-holding power of freshwater wetlands has produced measurements suggesting that wetlands in temperate regions are more valuable as carbon sinks than current policies imply, according to researchers.
Indonesia plans to use weather changing technology to try to unleash torrents of rain and extinguish raging fires on Sumatra island that have cloaked neighbouring Singapore in thick haze, an official said Wednesday.