Category: Environment

What’s Up at the Bottom of the Ocean?
Environment, Science

What’s Up at the Bottom of the Ocean?

flash- January 25, 2023

The seafloor is not as serene as it seems. In fact, it’s a busy, flexible hub of scientific activity. Our changing climate and the crucial ... Read More

France under pressure to save dolphins from trawlers
Environment, Science

France under pressure to save dolphins from trawlers

flash- January 25, 2023

Scientists believe many more dolphins die at sea than wash ashore. Hundreds of dolphins are washing up on France's Atlantic coast and thousands more are ... Read More

Global Models Underestimated Groundwater Recharge and Discharge
Environment, Science

Global Models Underestimated Groundwater Recharge and Discharge

flash- January 25, 2023

Editors’ Highlights are summaries of recent papers by AGU’s journal editors. Source: Geophysical Research Letters Groundwater is an important supply for drinking water and irrigation. ... Read More

New Fish Species Has Mysterious Horn-Like Structure on the Back of Its Head
Environment, Science

New Fish Species Has Mysterious Horn-Like Structure on the Back of Its Head

flash- January 25, 2023

Sinocyclocheilus longicornus inhabits a completely dark cave in southwestern Guizhou province in China. Live adult male paratype of Sinocyclocheilus longicornus. Image credit: Xu et al., ... Read More

Half of US coastal communities underestimate sea level risks, study finds
Environment, Science

Half of US coastal communities underestimate sea level risks, study finds

flash- January 25, 2023

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Many communities in the United States underestimate how much sea level will rise in their area, according to a new study ... Read More

Earth’s inner core might be switching up its spin
Environment, Science

Earth’s inner core might be switching up its spin

flash- January 24, 2023

In elementary school science class, we learned that the Earth has three main layers: the crust, mantle, and the core. In reality, the core—which is ... Read More

Study: Changes in Rotation of Earth’s Inner Core Occur on Decadal Scale
Environment, Science

Study: Changes in Rotation of Earth’s Inner Core Occur on Decadal Scale

flash- January 24, 2023

The rotation of the Earth’s inner core may have recently paused and could be reversing, according to new research by geoscientists from Peking University. Yang ... Read More

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