A new study reveals that soils could have a limited potential in countering the effects of climate and more likely to become a net source of atmospheric carbon dioxide in the next century.
Climate change, land use and population growth are threatening the availability of water sources in the Himalaya Mountain basins.
The breeding success of white-tailed eagles is being threatened by the growth and expansion of wind farms, which could further reduce populations of these unique birds.
When too much rain drowns an area, dams and watersheds are at risk of overflowing. This poses serious threats to local areas. Researchers suggest ways that land use developers can mitigate flooding damages by using something as simple as porous concrete.
Tropical mountain regions in Ecuador face significant impacts from climate change. Over the past two hundred years, vegetation on the Chimborazo volcano in Ecuador has migrated over 500 meters upslope.
An antique book about the second Dutch expedition of the Mascarene Islands depicts the first drawing of the now extinct dodo bird. This species went extinct in the 17th century from a combination of climate change effects and rapid island colonization.