Chilled-out tadpoles defy climate odds

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a previously unknown mechanism that allows tadpoles in cold environments to mitigate the detrimental effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

NASA analysis confirms 2023 as warmest year on record

Earth's average surface temperature in 2023 was the warmest on record, according to an analysis by NASA. Global temperatures last year were around 2.1 degrees Fahrenheit (1.2 degrees Celsius) above the average for NASA's ...

Image: Autumn in Japan

This image, from the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission on 1 November 2023, captures the colors of autumn over the Japanese archipelago.

Warming beaches threaten Yemen sea turtles' future

On a Yemeni beach, a sea turtle clambers ashore to lay eggs, which will likely be born female due to rising temperatures, creating a gender imbalance that brings the threat of local extinction.

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