Scientists using radar have revealed evidence of how the East Antarctic ice sheet first formed.
Arnaud Bataille and colleagues conducted a genetic analysis that showed that a specific mosquito was not introduced recently by humans but instead arrived about 200,000 years ago.
AIDESEP – an umbrella group that represents most of Peru’s Amazonian indigenous ethnicities – are demanding the repeal of nine legislative decrees they claim will facilitate the deforestation and privatization of their traditional lands and natural resources.
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached a record high, according to the latest figures released by an internationally regarded measuring station in the Arctic.
Among the most productive oil fields in the United States, Elk Hills Oil Field in California presents a complicated surface in this image from March 7, 2009. …Read more at the original article here (This article was syndicated in an earlier version of the Earthzine website, but is no longer reproduced here. Hope you enjoy the article at the original … Read More
Distinctive lines of clouds that mirror the shape of the shore hang over the Aral Sea in this photo-like image. …Read more at the original article here (This article was syndicated in an earlier version of the Earthzine website, but is no longer reproduced here. Hope you enjoy the article at the original source).
Scientists find the signal of a decline in the numbers of insects in Chernobyl’s exclusion zone, 20 years after the nuclear accident.
Winding up a three-day meeting this week, the International Whaling Commission signaled what conservationists see as a dangerous change of course that jeopardizes the future of the world’s whales.