Upwelling in the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean provides essential nutrients for the region’s microscopic plants, but iron – a key ingredient that facilitates nitrogen consumption
The conspiracy-minded will shout “chemtrails.” Of course that’s nonsense. But just what is creating these clouds? I have to admit that I was a little taken aback
NASA’s Terra satellite provided a visible image of Category 3 Tropical Cyclone Gita as it continues to bring heavy rainfall, powerful winds and storm surge
While increased fire activity has threatened Pacific Northwest forests, University of Idaho researchers have found a silver-lining: the proportion of unburned areas critical for post-fire
La Niña is still with us and influencing drought and other weather patterns in the United States and elsewhere. But check out the animation above.
In Indonesia, more than 197 million people live within 100km of a volcano, including more than 8.6 million inside a 10km radius. Phys.org – latest
The Pacific nation of Tuvalu—long seen as a prime candidate to disappear as climate change forces up sea levels—is actually growing in size, new research
A pipeline project aimed at boosting Canada’s overseas oil sales and reducing reliance on US buyers has pitted two provincial governments against each other, sticking
Populations of green sea turtles living in the eastern region of the Pacific Ocean have rebounded in recent years, but their numbers remain dangerously depleted.
In what is being described as ‘The Teddy Roosevelt effect,’ a deadly fungus in the Pacific Northwest may have arrived from Brazil via the Panama