What killed off the Neanderthals? It's a big debate, and now a study says that no matter what the answer, they were doomed anyway.
Too little rain, or too much, is often a driver of poverty and hunger, leading to poor nutrition and food insecurity among vulnerable populations. According to a new study, rainfall patterns also provide clues on how to most ...
The flow of China's carbon emissions has reversed according to new research led by scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Nature itself can be the best defense against climate change for many species—at least in the short term—according to a study published in the journal Ecology Letters from the University of California, Davis.
The data used to calculate the damage that an additional ton of carbon dioxide has on the global economy has long relied on outdated science. Recent updates modeled by the University of California, Davis and Purdue University ...
For reef-building corals, not just any symbiotic algae will do, new research shows.
A new study by Monash biologists has provided fresh insights into the long-standing questions of why animals are of the size they are and what happens when we artificially induce a change in their size.
The University of Surrey has developed a new and cost-effective catalyst to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change - carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).
Humans may be adding large amounts of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by using groundwater faster than it is replenished, according to new research. This process, known as groundwater depletion, releases a significant amount ...
Deforested areas of the Amazon Basin have a limited ability to recover because of recent changes in climate, a study shows.