South African scientists map uninhabited islands in the Southern Ocean.
New research shows how regional weather, shaped by towering mountain ranges, might influence the size and shape of local rodents.
Irrigation-related cooling during summer months is overestimated by roughly 5 times, highlighting the need for climate models to accurately reflect local agricultural practices.
New research could help inform future studies of how the release of carbon dioxide from the Southern Ocean might affect global climate change.
Rich people’s aversion to flood risk results in poor people living in the most vulnerable locations poverty. Pro-poor flood risk management policies could have a significant impact on inequality.
Earth and environmental sciences have some of the least diverse racial and ethnic representation in academia. To face profound future challenges, the fields need to address the inequities of the past and how they inform the present.
An environmental planner proudly “helping the Filipino people.”
The two hemispheres feature the same planetary albedo despite a larger land fraction in the north, because storms over the southern ocean are cloudier than their northern counterparts.
Lightning in a thunderstorm changes the electromagnetic field in a way that sparks upward lightning from tall structures.
A new study compares exposure to power plant emissions among communities based on race, income, and geography. Black Americans are most at risk.