According to research reported on December 6th, 2022, in the open access journal PLOS Biology by Christopher Doropoulos and George Roff from CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere, Australia, a new, low-cost staining method permits visual tracking of coral larvae as they disperse and settle in coral reefs.
More and more trees are suffering the consequences of decades of man-made climate change. The growth of the European beech has so far suffered decline mainly in southern Europe.
A forest's resilience, or ability to absorb environmental disturbances, has long been thought to be a boost for its odds of survival against the looming threat of climate change.
Salt marshes are a well-known carbon sink and can aid in carbon sequestration efforts. But they are also dynamic ecosystems that change with the seasons and tides.
Scientists working at the ongoing Department of Energy's (DOE) Spruce and Peatland Responses Under Changing Environments (SPRUCE) experiment use the site's northern Minnesota bog as a laboratory.
Various species hunker down as winter approaches for some much-needed rest, including bears, squirrels, and parasitic wasps.
As per an international research team headed by Michael Hochella of the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, the immediate necessity to eliminate surplus carbon dioxide from the Earth’s environment could consist of enrolling a few of the smallest inhabitants of the planet.
According to a new study headed by Maria Luiza Pedrotti of Sorbonne Universite, nearly 200 species of bacteria tend to colonize microfibers present in the Mediterranean Sea.
Global climate change and, in particular, the warming of the oceans has caused the frequency and severity of marine heatwaves to increase every year, with serious consequences for the stability and resilience of coral populations.
Scientists from Argonne will study the soil around ground-mounted solar panels and develop a national soil database to better understand impacts on the ecosystem.