News - 10 Dec 2007
Mercury is a potent neurotoxin and a worrisome environmental contaminant, but the severity of its threat appears to depend on what else is in the water.
Researchers at the University of...
News - 4 Feb 2020
Aquatic life is under significant threat due to oil. Now, inspired by nature, scientists at the University of Bonn, the RWTH Aachen University, and the Heimbach-GmbH have created a new, eco-friendly...
News - 6 Nov 2019
An international group of researchers, which also included Dr Thomas Newsome at the University of Sydney and global collaborators, has warned that without deep and permanent shifts in human...
News - 31 Oct 2019
Brazil has the largest stretch of tropical ecosystems within protected areas. However, according to a study backed by FAPESP and published in the journal Conservation Biology, a substantial proportion...
News - 30 Jul 2019
Research related to the effect of global change on marine organisms has traditionally concentrated on physiological effects.
One classic example is the decreased ability of an oyster to...
News - 25 Jun 2019
According to a new study conducted at Imperial College London, 1,400-year-old methods can possibly increase the availability of water in Lima during the dry season.
Dwelling between the Andes...
News - 11 Dec 2018
The future of humans on Earth could also be their past.
In a research reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Monday, December 10th, 2018, scientists reveal that humans...
News - 30 May 2016
A global renewable energy project on the Galapagos Islands -- one of Earth's most fragile and important ecological treasures -- has helped avoid many tanker loads worth of risky diesel fuel...
News - 12 Jan 2016
Turning your old banana peels and last night's leftovers into biogas sounds like a win-win situation for you and the environment: You don't have to feel guilty about having cooked too much...
News - 4 Nov 2015
Biogas from human waste, safely obtained under controlled circumstances using innovative technologies, is a potential fuel source great enough in theory to generate electricity for up to 138 million...