A team of researchers understands more about the melting of the Greenland ice sheet. They discovered a flow of hot rocks, known as a mantle plume, rising from the core-mantle boundary beneath central Greenland that melts the ice from below. Greenland and Iceland are connected through these plumes! […]
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Honeybees spread animal dung on the entrance of their hives to effectively ward off giant hornets. What’s the best way to ward off giant hornets if you’re a honeybee? Animal dung, according to a first-ever University of Guelph study. U of G researchers have discovered honeybees in Vietnam […]
Listen to this interview with the Danish climate minister closing down the oil industry for good.
Dan Jørgensen has agreed the world’s most ambitious climate goal with a promise to cut 70% of emissions by 2030 Denmark’s climate minister is fairly certain that the deal to close down the nation’s oil industry by 2050, announced on Friday morning, marks the biggest moment in his career. “I […]
Carbon pricing has become a polarizing tactic in the fight against the climate crisis and emissions. Some governments promote the “tax” as a way to deter polluters and penalize those who contaminate the environment free of charge. While some opponents view the levy as an easy way to […]
Limiting global warming to 1.5 °C over pre-industrial levels is only possible if we make better use of the world’s forests, which collectively act as a huge carbon sink. But maximising the strength of this carbon sink won’t be cheap: it might cost in the region of $393 billion per year. […]
Journey through a place where two worlds collide, our beautiful coastlines. Relax and experience stunning shores with this 10 hour loop. A good break from working from home?
Kokanee shore spawning numbers in the Interior of British Columbia were some of the highest on record since the 1970s, according to a fisheries biologist. “This was a really high year for shore spawners. It was actually one of the highest we have on record, I don’t really […]
Hunters say there were plenty of polar bear tracks around the giant mammal. When Lenny Panigayak and his family were out seal hunting near Taloyoak, Nunavut, they came across a rare sight, even for experienced hunters. It was a full-size, beached, frozen bowhead whale. “That was a very, […]
China’s new deep-sea manned submersible Fendouzhe (Striver) returned to south China’s Hainan Province on Saturday morning onboard the scientific research ship Tansuo-1, after completing its ocean expedition. Fendouzhe set a national record by diving to a depth of 10,909 meters in the Mariana Trench at 8:12 a.m. on […]