Air pollution can alter the effectiveness of antibiotics and increases the potential of disease, new study reveals

New research has explored the impact of black carbon on bacteria in the respiratory tract. The study specifically looked into how air pollution affects the bacteria living in our bodies, specifically the respiratory tract — the nose, throat and lungs.

Call for Papers: Coral Reefs

IEEE Earthzine, an online scientific publication, is soliciting articles of 800 to 3,000 words for its second 2017 quarterly theme, Coral Reefs.

Epic Antarctic voyage maps seafloor to predict ocean rise as glacier the size of California melts

Global research group will trace Totten glacier’s history back to last ice age, in hope of predicting future melting patterns

Changing atmospheric conditions may contribute to stronger ocean waves in Antarctica

A new study led by Colorado State University provides important details on the extent of sea ice, which can protect ice shelves from the impacts of ocean storms, in the Antarctic Peninsula.

Airborne thermometer to measure Arctic temperatures

The radiometry techniques in use for remote sensing of water temperature currently are only precise up to about a half degree.

Anthropogenic groundwater extraction impacts climate

Anthropogenic groundwater exploitation changes soil moisture and land-atmosphere water and energy fluxes, and essentially affects the ecohydrological processes and the climate system.

VIDEO: Time-Lapse Google Maps Show How The World Is Changing

Google Earth’s time lapse videos of earth’s landscape could make you think about the great baseball player Yogi Berra.

Huge Antarctic iceberg poised to break away

One of the 10 largest icebergs ever recorded is ready to break away from Antarctica, scientists say.

Biologist’s ant research provides long-term look at effects of climate change

Many scientists have attempted to tackle how climate change will affect the natural world by determining the thermal tolerance of various species, then predicting what will happen to them as our world warms.

Flood threats changing across US

A University of Iowa study finds the threat of flooding is increasing in the northern half of the United States and declining in the South.

Just Waiting to be Discovered – Finding Hope in Earthbound Mysteries

We’ve investigated less than 5 percent of the world’s oceans. This op-ed looks at media framing and engaging the public in ocean exploration.

Murmansk’s silver lining: Arctic city expects renaissance with ice melt

The largest city in the Russian Arctic expects global warming to change its trading fortunes with the revival of the northern sea route