Ozone pollution has increased in Antarctica

Ozone is a pollutant at ground level, but very high in the atmosphere's "ozone layer," it absorbs damaging ultraviolet radiation. Past studies have examined ozone levels in the Southern Hemisphere, but little is known about ...

Time to shift the discussion on sex work

It is time to change the debate around sex work from a moral issue to one of workers' rights, a University of Otago study argues.

Keeping track of spacecraft as Earth's water alters its spin

Mass is constantly being redistributed around our planet, as Earth's atmosphere, oceans and other bodies of water on and under the surface melt, shift and stir. This mass redistribution alters Earth's center of gravity, which ...

A steady DRIP with NASA satellites

When drought hits the Horn of Africa, it's a threat to lives and livelihoods. Communities need access to water for sanitation, hydration, livestock and agriculture – and in many cases, tapping groundwater supplies is ...

Local emissions amplify regional haze and particle growth

New particle formation (NPF) is a major source of aerosol particles in the global atmosphere. In polluted megacities, such as Beijing, the role of new particle formation events and their contribution to haze formation through ...

Model estimates subsidence risks across the globe

An international team of researchers has created a model that can be used to make estimates about the degree of subsidence risk for different parts of the world. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group ...

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