Trade and social networking helped our Homo sapiens ancestors survive a climate-changing volcanic eruption 40,000 years ago, giving hope that we will be able to ride out global warming by staying i
Too little rain, or too much, is often a driver of poverty and hunger, leading to poor nutrition and food insecurity among vulnerable populations.
Geologists studying volcanic activity have uncovered new evidence about the drying up of the Mediterranean Sea 5.96 million years ago
One out of 3 people in the world is exposed to earthquakes, a number which almost doubled in the past 40 years; around 1 billion in 155 countries are exposed to floods according to the Atlas
Falling sulfur dioxide emissions in the United States are expected to substantially increase rainfall in Africa's semi-arid Sahel, while bringing slightly more rain to much of the U.S., according t
Wheat, rice, sugar, cotton and maize are among the essential internationally traded crops in the global economy.
Five researchers have been named winners of the 2017 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for their research in engineering, innovation and technolog
The effects of roads on carnivores have obviously been underestimated in worldwide species conservation.
Perena Gouma, a professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington, has published an article in the journal Sensors that describes her invention o
In a two-day conference organised in collaboration between the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union and ECDC, HIV experts from across the European Union discussed how to reverse
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President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
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NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio