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Methane Emissions From Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells Underestimated

A recent McGill study published in Environmental Science and Technology finds that annual methane emissions from abandoned oil and gas (AOG) wells in Canada and...

Researchers at Brazil’s Space Institute Discover Why Lightning Branches and Flickers

Researchers at Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE), in partnership with colleagues in the United States, United Kingdom, and South Africa, have recorded for...

Largest Study of Asia’s Rivers Unearths 800 Years of Paleoclimate Patterns

813 years of annual river discharge at 62 stations, 41 rivers in 16 countries, from 1200 to 2012. That is what researchers at the...

The Secret of Australia’s Volcanoes Revealed

Why have there been so many eruptions since the age of the dinosaurs? Geoscientists at the University of Sydney can now provide a clear...

Keswick Island, Pristine Tourist Destination Facing China Crisis

Keswick Island, part of the iconic Whitsunday Island Group, is one of Australia's most pristine and scenic tourist attractions. Whether it will remain so...

Why Trees Probably Have All the Answers

When you ask yourself what trees are, what your relationship with them is, and how we impact each other, it is amazing to realize...

China’s Worrying Plans to Gain Control Over Green Energy

China is the largest polluter in the world, whether it is in terms of dumping plastics and toxins into the oceans or emitting carbon...

Climate Change Report Claiming ‘Point of No Return’ Exposed

A recent fear-mongering report that claimed humanity is ‘beyond the point of no return’ when it comes to climate change has been debunked by...

Waste Fishing Gear Threatens Ganges Wildlife

Waste fishing gear in the Ganges River poses a threat to wildlife including otters, turtles, and dolphins, new research shows. The study says entanglement in...

New Knowledge About What Causes Thunderstorms and Cloudbursts

Thunderstorms often provoke violent cloud bursts that can result in devastating flooding. But what actually spawns thunderstorms and cloud bursts? This question has spurred...

A New Theory: Water May Naturally Occur on All Rocky Planets

Life is deeply dependent on water, but where does water come from? Based on new research, researchers believe it may emerge in connection with...

Trees and Green Roofs Can Help Reduce the Urban Heat Island Effect

An urban heat island is an urban area that is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas. The temperature difference is typically larger at...

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