A recent Royal Society study shows climate change and rising oceans are pushing black-browed albatross breakup rates higher. Among the world's most devoted monogamous species, they are “divorcing” more frequently. For 15 years, researchers studied a wild population of 15,500 breeding couples in the Falkland Islands, and in effect, only 1 to 3% of couples would separate after picking a partner to pursue more romantic pastures.Add your comment!
By Dana M Bergstrom and Shavawn Donoghue – We tend to think Antarctica is isolated and far away – biologically speaking, this is true. But the continent is busier than you probably imagine, with many national programs and tourist operators crisscrossing the globe to get there.Add your comment!
An international team of scientists led by the British Antarctic Survey have published research on using new technology to study mass stranding of whales from space and how the technology could be used to help protect populations.Add your comment!
A Netherlands company has produced an additive that mixed with the feed given to cattle helps to mitigate methane gas emissions and its impact on climate change. Allegedly it is the first product to reach the European market following its approval by the European Food Safety Authority, EFSA.2 comments
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Friday said the Amazon desertification alert was “the same old nonsense” and blamed the opposition for those reports which were aimed at denting the country's image and scaring away investors.Add your comment!
By Daniel Parsons and Martin Taylor (*) – The Glasgow Climate Pact urges countries to “accelerate efforts towards phasing down”, rather than “phasing out”, coal power that isn’t mitigated by carbon capture and storage.Add your comment!
At the conclusion of a two-day meeting at the Foreign Office, the Joint Ministerial Council, JMC, which brings together UK ministers and Overseas Territories leaders agreed on a joint communiqué which included the agenda of issues addressed. Previous to the JMC the Overseas Territories Association held a meeting of their Political Council.9 comments
The highlight of this year's Joint Ministerial Council, JMC, meeting between British Overseas Territories leaders and UK cabinet ministers was a speech by the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, referred to climate change and the role BOTs play “on the front line”.Add your comment!
Dogs covered in oil have appeared on the Comodoro Rivadavia beach in the Argentine province of Chubut, it was reported. Local residents insist poorly sealed oil wells are the reason for the environmental tragedy but say the problem is not new.
One day after closing the UN's COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson highlighted one historical fact: coal has been sentenced to death as a source of energy over time.