Rapid Cloud Clearing Phenomenon Could Provide Another Piece of Climate Puzzle
Rapid and dramatic clearing of low cloud cover off the southwest coast of Africa could help climatologists understand how clouds affect Earth’s heating and cooling.
How Frequent Hurricanes Change Estuarial Ecosystems
Increased hurricane frequency can lead to increased algal blooms, fish kills and dead zones in estuaries.
City Fish Evolve Different Body Forms Than Country Fish
Some stream fish evolve sleek body shapes in urbanized waters, while others become less streamlined. Biologist Brian Langerhans examines the body shape disparities between city and rural fish.
“Space” Invader – Invasive Marine Fouling Species Crowds Out Natives
An invasive species of tunicate known as Clavelina oblonga crowds out and overgrows other marine fouling species and reduces biodiversity.
Tracing Subglacial Water Storage
Some 70 percent of the world’s population consumes water that has glacial input, so it’s important to understand how these icy giants operate.
Recommending a New Approach for the EPA on Low-Dose Endocrine Effects: Q&A With David Dorman
Committee provides strategies to EPA for evaluating low-dose effects of endocrine-active chemicals on human health.
Milkweed planted on Lonnie Poole Golf Course should help struggling monarch butterfly populations.
Invasive and Native Marsh Grasses May Provide Similar Benefits to Protected Wetlands
An invasive species of marsh grass may provide similar benefits to protected wetlands as native marsh grasses.
Urban Warming Slows Tree Growth, Photosynthesis
New research finds that urban warming reduces growth and photosynthesis in city trees. The researchers found that insect pests are part of the problem, but that heat itself plays a more significant role.
Food Additive Key to Environmentally Friendly, Efficient, Plastic Solar Cells
A common food additive helps researchers create a solar cell that can be manufactured without using environmentally hazardous chemicals.