New analysis of ash clouds created from large volcanic eruptions shows the temporary cooling effects are changed as the environment becomes hotter.
As the Earth warms, heatwaves are expected to occur more often, with sharper intensity and for longer periods. Rising temperatures adversely affect worker productivity and human health, but for policymakers to take substantive action for heat adaptation, and meet what researchers see as a life-saving Paris climate agreement, making an economic case is key. This article first appeared in Horizon Magazine in August 2020.
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From Freshwater Blog
Beneficial microbes might spread through a population in the same way as infectious diseases.
From the Naked Scientists
Conservationists hope the reintroduction of wildlife into natural environments can act as an ecosystem engineer and help protect biodiversity. The Naked Scientists explore how the European bison is able to exert such dramatic effects on its environment.
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