Climate change is taking its toll as the sea keeps crawling onto New Zealand's sinking coastline, halving the time authorities thought they had to take action, according to an NZ SeaRise study released earlier this week.
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has appointed Executive Committee member Tudor Morgan to its leading role. Tudor, VP Government and Industry relations at IAATO member operator Hurtigruten Expeditions, takes the reins from Robyn Woodhead, who steps down after five years on the EC, the last one as chair.
According to the findings of a study published Thursday in Science, if climate change is not curbed in time, the oceans will suffer a mass extinction as they did some 65 million years ago in the Cretaceous period when a meteorite and volcanoes wiped out life on Earth.
The City Hall of Paraguay's capital has this week declared the weasel, also known locally for its Guarani name mykurẽ, as an animal of value and importance.
Climate change has been confirmed once more to be taking its toll on Earth's shape as an ice island has been discovered in Antarctica which has stayed unchanged even in the presence of bypassing icebergs and other phenomena, according to NASA data.
Europe experienced the hottest summer on record in 2021, according to EU scientists in their Copernicus Climate Change Service report. The temperature in Europe was one degree Celsius above the 1991-2020 average.
A Falklands Conservation project has identified the Falklands Islands’ inshore waters as globally recognized Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) for breeding seabirds, driving forward their aim for quality marine management practices in the Islands.
April 25, marks World Penguin Day, an opportunity for many wildlife organizations to tout conservation efforts for these charismatic, amphibious birds. It’s nearly winter in the southern hemisphere, and April 25 coincides with Antarctic penguins’ annual northward march to the sea.
By Jonathan Margolis, The Telegraph – Monday 25 April is South Georgia's Liberation Day, when a British Task Groupin 1982 recovered the island from Argentine military occupation. However, the island has no citizens to celebrate the event, with no more than thirty temporary residents.
Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22, is a reminder to protect the environment, restore damaged ecosystems and live a more sustainable life. First celebrated in 1970, this year marks its 52nd anniversary.