global warming

The speed with which the sea is 'eating' the coasts of the United Kingdom doubles

The rate of sea level rise has doubled in recent years. More than a million people will be affected by the erosion of the British coasts.

Plants make their own aspirin to combat stress

How many times have you taken an aspirin because your head hurt? We are not the only ones who throw salicylic acid to relieve our pains.

Scientists discover a population of polar bears in Greenland

They survive by hunting on freshwater ice that pours into the ocean from glaciers. The study could give clues to the future of the species.

Why climate change could leave us without treasures from the past

The melting of the Norwegian ice sheets will leave the objects exposed, at the mercy of the elements and with the consequent risk of deterioration.

How to save coral reefs by the sound they emit

They use machine learning to train an algorithm to recognize the subtle acoustic differences between a healthy, vibrant reef and a degraded one.

What is the memory of the oceans and why are they losing it?

As our climate changes, the world's waters do too, with anomalies evident in their temperature, structure, currents, and even their color.

CO2 levels have just reached their highest level in human history

Earth's CO2 has exceeded 420 parts per million for the first time since records began. These are the latest data published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Climate change. What is the true weight of the human factor?

Humans emit about 5% of what the oceans and vegetation do together. However, these are huge carbon sinks.

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More and more cases of monkeypox in Europe

The RKI reports 3025 infections with the monkeypox virus in Germany. The numbers are also increasing in other European countries, and in some places the vaccine is becoming scarce.

More and more cases of monkeypox in Europe

The RKI reports 3025 infections with the monkeypox virus in Germany. The numbers are also increasing in other European countries, and in some places the vaccine is becoming scarce.

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Welwitschia, the potentially immortal plant

This huge gymnosporm plant from the Namib Desert in Namibia has only two leaves, which it retains throughout its millennia-old life.

RKI registers 72,737 new infections – incidence at 366.8

The number of new infections has fallen compared to the previous week. However, many corona cases are no longer recorded in the RKI statistics.