29 March, 2017 – A 30-metre layer of salt discovered beneath the Dead Sea reveals drought worse than any in human history – and it could happen again.
28 March, 2017 − Scientific studies cast new light on the complex role soil microbes play in affecting ecosystems, atmospheric carbon levels and the climate.
25 March, 2017 – Fossils from around 56 million years ago warn of the dwarfing effect that dramatic global warming can have on mammal species.
20 March, 2017 – Field experiment on a special area of US grassland shows how climate change could disrupt the delicate life cycle of ecosystems.
16 March, 2017 – A dangerous mix of human-caused devastation and cyclic drought could start a vicious circle of forest dieback in the Amazon.
10 March, 2017 – Destruction of the Guiana Shield’s tropical rainforest in South America is linked to increased gold mining as the precious metal’s price rises.
9 March, 2017 – Drought and unsustainable practices are placing forests at risk, yet they are crucial to the reduction of the greenhouse gas emissions that fuel global warming.
8 March, 2017 – New studies show the effect of climate change on fish in the Amazon, and find evidence that human impact on the rainforest goes back thousands of years.
7 March, 2017 – Between 1992 and 2012, humans were more responsible than natural causes for wildfires in the US, due to population growth, urban expansion and global warming.
LONDON, 5 March, 2017 – How much summer sunlight strikes the Earth’s far north helps to reveal when an Ice Age will occur, scientists say, aiding understanding of human history.
2 March, 2017 – WWF-Brazil fears that a bill to open up more than 1 million hectares of protected Amazon rainforest is to facilitate industrial mining in the region.