Researchers reveal dust source on Tibetan Plateau

Dust deposited on a glacier's surface can reduce the albedo of the ice and increase absorption efficiency of solar radiation, which has a significant impact on glacier melting and global climate change.

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.

Deciphering the enigmatic global distribution of fairy circles

One of the most impressive and mysterious natural formations that we can observe in the arid areas of our planet are fairy circles. These are enigmatic circular patterns of bare soil surrounded by plants generating rings ...

How to tackle the global deforestation crisis

Imagine if France, Germany and Spain were completely blanketed in forests—and then all those trees were quickly chopped down. That's nearly the amount of deforestation that occurred globally between 2001 and 2020, with ...

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