From 1992 to 2019, 600,000 square kilometers of natural floodplains were lost globally due to land conversion.
Long-term changes in Earth’s climate affected the dispersal of human ancestors and their adaptation to diverse habitats, a new study finds.
The sensors help bridge gaps in air quality data due to critical shortages of government monitoring stations.
The tool extracts landslide information in real time, which could advance landslide research as well as disaster response.
Climate change elevates the risk category of ecosystems across the United States, a new study finds.
The plans identify localized vulnerabilities, as well as adaptations to climate change risks.
Village volunteers use remote sensing and manual measurement to help farmers use groundwater more efficiently.
New technology is bringing better connectivity to remote areas, helping farmers improve crop yields and allowing fisherfolk to venture more safely out into the sea.
The frequencies of heat waves and heat-induced mortality have soared in India. Now government agencies and research organizations are developing city-specific action plans to mitigate heat impacts.
The number and intensity of floods are increasing—they can inundate neighborhoods in Chennai in just 15 minutes. New models can pinpoint and help warn vulnerable areas hours or even days in advance.