By Hanane Hadj-Moussa and Kenneth B Storey, Carleton University, Canada – Humans are a picky species. We are happiest in a near-constant environment and experience severe and often fatal injuries if our core temperature falls below 25 C or if the oxygen content of the air drops below 10%. Many other species, however, live in almost constant change.
Argentina was chosen as the seat of a new UNSECO Ocean Sciences Specialized Center, in the framework of OTGA, Ocean Teacher Global Academy, from the International Oceanographic Commission, ahead of the Ocean Sciences for Sustainable Development Decade.
Bright green stalks of weeds are sprouting from the ground where planes were supposed to take off at a new Mexico City airport as officials let nature take over in their bid to transform the marshy swath of an ancient lake into a giant park.
A record amount of the world's largest tropical wetland has been lost to the fires sweeping Brazil this year, scientists said, devastating a delicate ecosystem that is one of the most biologically diverse habitats on the planet.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has slammed environmental NGOs as a 'cancer' and denounced what he said was an international conspiracy accusing him of being responsible for devastating Amazon wildfires.
This year's Arctic Circle wildfires, still ablaze, have already surpassed the record set in 2019 for CO2 emissions, adding to the carbon pollution humanity needs to curtail, the European Union's Earth observation program said on Thursday.
The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between China and Argentina scheduled for this week has been delayed until November, the Argentine foreign ministry announced officially on Tuesday. The delay will enable to add an “article referred to the protection of the environment, natural resources, and bio-security”, added the release.
St Helena and the Falkland Islands will be joining over 100 islands in the Virtual Island Summit. The Summit (https://www.islandinnovation.co/summit/) is a free online event aimed at connecting islands across the globe to share common experiences through a digital platform.
Pope Francis on Tuesday urged nations to fight global warming according to the 2015 Paris climate accord, weighing in on issues that figure in the US presidential race. Modern society had pushed the planet beyond its limits and the time to fix a climate emergency was running out, he said.
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government have announced the launching of the penultimate 50 pence coin in the penguin series, which features the macaroni penguin.