Category: Environment

Study suggests UK underestimates its methane emissions from oil and gas production; other countries probably do as well
Environment, Science

Study suggests UK underestimates its methane emissions from oil and gas production; other countries probably do as well

flash- January 27, 2023

by Glen Chua and Keely Swan, Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment, Princeton University Credit: CC0 Public Domain Methane is the second ... Read More

How Earth’s mineral weathering cleans our air
Environment, Science

How Earth’s mineral weathering cleans our air

flash- January 27, 2023

If a supervolcano burps out a choking cloud of carbon dioxide, even if the effects are deadly and devastating, Earth’s atmosphere will eventually return to ... Read More

New vessel deployed in fight to save near-extinct Mexico porpoise
Environment, Science

New vessel deployed in fight to save near-extinct Mexico porpoise

flash- January 27, 2023

The Seahorse vessel has been deployed by the Sea Shepherd conservationist group to help save the endangered vaquita porpoise in Mexico's Gulf of California. Conservationists ... Read More

Pallas’s Cats Inhabit Mount Everest Region, New Study Shows
Environment, Science

Pallas’s Cats Inhabit Mount Everest Region, New Study Shows

flash- January 27, 2023

At least two individuals of the Pallas’s cat (Otocolobus manul) live in Sagarmatha National Park, Mount Everest region, eastern Nepal, according to a genetic analysis ... Read More

Research explains strength of earthquake shaking in Nenana Basin
Environment, Science

Research explains strength of earthquake shaking in Nenana Basin

flash- January 27, 2023

This map shows the Nenana Basin and Minto Flats fault zone in central Alaska.The color denotes the depth to the basin’s basement surface. The triangles ... Read More

Seaweed farming could really help the planet
Environment, Science

Seaweed farming could really help the planet

flash- January 26, 2023

Seaweed is way more than just a slimy plant that feels gross to swim through. It can truly do it all. It’s one of the ... Read More

A 600 square mile iceberg is floating free in Antarctica
Environment, Science

A 600 square mile iceberg is floating free in Antarctica

flash- January 26, 2023

There’s a new rogue iceberg floating around Antarctica. The almost 600 square-mile iceberg broke off of the Brunt Ice Shelf on January 22, according to ... Read More

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