‘Earth Systems Science’
New research and scientific studies on the state of our planet, climate change, oceans, forests, land-use restoration of ecosystems damaged by human activities.
ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Neonicotinoid pesticide affects foraging and social interaction in bumblebees Posted: 07 Jan 2017 08:35 AM PST Changes in social behavior have been observed in bees with sublethal exposure to the neonicotinoid pesticide, imidacloprid, report scientists.
Shocking Crack in Ice Shelf Grows Another 11 Miles, These Stunning Photos Expose the World’s Biggest Crimes Against Nature, China Leaves U.S. in…
TOP NEWS OF THE DAY Friday, January 6, 2017 Quote of the Day "The struggle ends when gratitude begins." — Neale Donald Walsch Here's What You Need to Know on the Upcoming War on Our Health and Environment Before Inauguration Day, the Trump era has opened [...]
Researching and reporting the science and impacts of climate change These Are the 10 Most Important Climate Stories of 2016 By Brian Kahn, Published: December 28th, 2016 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/most-important-climate-change-stories-2016-21007 This year is likely to remembered as a turning point for climate [...]
Flood threats changing across US Study finds flood risk growing in the North, declining in the South Date:December 29, 2016 Source:University of Iowa Summary:A new study finds the threat of flooding is increasing in the northern half of the United States and declining in the South. The findings are based on water-height measurements at [...]
Global climate target could net additional six million tons of fish annually Date:December 22, 2016 Source:University of British Columbia Summary:If countries abide by the Paris Agreement global warming target of 1.5 degrees Celsius, potential fish catches could increase by six million metric tons per year, according to a new study. FULL [...]
Satellites track variations in Antarctica’s glacial retreat 12-12-2016 10:00 AM CET Five satellites spanning two decades have revealed variations in the timing and pace of glacial retreat in West Antarctica. Some glaciers’ thinning spreads up to three times faster than on neighbouring tributaries, and was offset by [...]
NOAA Issues 'Jaw-Dropping' Assessment on 'Unprecedented' Arctic Warming Latest Arctic Report Card finds that region's temperatures continue upward climb twice as fast as global temperature increase by Andrea Germanos, staff writer Published on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by Common [...]
Sea Ice Hit Record Lows in November Science News from research organizations Sea ice hit record lows in November Date: December 6, 2016 Source: University of Colorado at Boulder Summary: Unusually high air temperatures and a warm ocean have led to a record low Arctic sea ice extent for November, according to scientists. In the [...]
The Weather Channel to Breitbart:, Oil Pipeline Shut Down After Spill Near Standing Rock, Leaked Memo Outlines Trump’s …
TOP NEWS OF THE DAY Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Quote of the Day "You are the sum total of everything you've ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot - it's all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are [...]
Thermal Coal in Asia: Stopping the [...]