Protecting Coral Reefs from Climate Change Impacts through Sustainable Tourism

In the face of global climate change and coral reef degradation, the Green Fins initiative promotes conservation through sustainable reef-dependent businesses.

Say No to the Glow: Using NASA and NOAA’s Suomi NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite to Model Artificial Sky Brightness

As more outdoor lighting is installed for safety and development, light pollution has become a growing problem that threatens the quality of life for humans and wildlife.

Finding the Trees through the Cloud

As the water regime changes within Everglades National Park in response to mitigation efforts, identifying mangrove presence and tracking long-term changes is imperative to park management.

New catalyst paves way for carbon neutral fuel

Australian scientists have paved the way for carbon neutral fuel with the development of a new efficient catalyst that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air into synthetic natural gas in a ‘clean’ process using solar energy.

Volcanic crystals give a new view of magma

Volcanologists are gaining a new understanding of what’s going on inside the magma reservoir that lies below an active volcano and they’re finding a colder, more solid place than previously thought, according to new research published June 16 in the journal Science.

Satellites forewarn of locust plagues

Satellites are helping to predict favourable conditions for desert locusts to swarm, which poses a threat to agricultural production and, subsequently, livelihoods and food security.

Cold conversion of food waste into renewable energy and fertilizer has ‘enormous potential’

Researchers from Concordia’s Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering (BCEE) in collaboration with Bio-Terre Systems Inc. are taking the fight against global warming to colder climes.

US Navy Digitizes its Tactical Weather Data

Mapping technology company Esri has partnered with the U.S. Navy to develop a software system that will integrate meteorological data from unmanned vehicles to support tactical decision-making.

Sea Ice as a Way of Life

Hunters in the Belcher Islands keep a close eye on changing sea ice.

Dutch toxic landfill site is now capturing and storing carbon

Precise carbon measurements indicate that peat is already being formed at the Volgermeerpolder near Amsterdam (NL), a toxic waste landfill site that was capped with foil with an artificial wetland on top.

Cold conversion of food waste into renewable energy and fertilizer

Researchers from Concordia’s Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering (BCEE) in collaboration with Bio-Terre Systems Inc. are taking the fight against global warming to colder climes.

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

No seeds were lost but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change