Sand is a foundational element of our cities, our homes, our landscapes and seascapes. How we will interact with the material in the future, however, is less certain.
Borneo’s logged forests are buzzing with life and have unrealized conservation potential.
Durante la COP26, el Panel Científico por la Amazonia enfatiza la necesidad del conocimiento indígena y local para orientar las recomendaciones científicas y políticas.
A new book explores how Earth science knowledge addresses critical global challenges including sustainable development, disaster risk reduction, and climate change.
Using intravenous anesthetics instead of volatile ones could help curb greenhouse gas emissions, but there are challenges to making the switch.
The plans identify localized vulnerabilities, as well as adaptations to climate change risks.
Archaeology might not solve all the agricultural challenges that climate change will bring, but it could provide important lessons and a record of new ideas.
Emissions rates are still growing every year, though that growth has slowed. The world needs to reach negative growth soon to prevent a potential 3.2°C rise by the end of the century.
New research in western India found that fertilizer based on Traditional Ecological Knowledge made soil more fertile in a head-to-head test with industrial fertilizers.
Fertile terra preta soils were created through centuries of carefully managed land use. Scientists are taking cues from these soils to better sequester carbon and improve soil for agriculture.