Dense rainforests, maple-blanketed mountains and sweeping coniferous forests demonstrate the growth and proliferation of trees adapted to specific conditions
the Earth's largest carbon sink -- capture and store carbon? The answer to this question will become increasingly important as the planet warms and as we try to get ahead of a runaway climate scenario.
Sometimes, it's really easy for scientists to tell species of animals apart--they'll be obviously different shapes or colors. Other times, different species
The harmful algae that causes red tide is currently at near undetectable levels in Florida waters compared with the much higher concentrations at this time last year.
The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of Earth's coldest continent, making it particularly vulnerable to a changing global climate
How wildlife will react to climate change is an open question, but one of the first studies to compare the responses of tropical mammals to warmer habitats
Green roofs - roofs that are planted with vegetation -- may improve the indoor air quality of commercial buildings by cutting the amount of ozone coming into the buildings from the outside
Humans' love for meat could be hurting the planet. Many of the steps involved in the meat supply chain result in greenhouse gas emissions.
Servers in the cloud, originally intended for business, broaden access to cluster computing, make new research strategies in geophysics possible
Northern peatlands store approximately one third of global soil carbon, namely around 500 gigatons.
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and captured a visible image