Geologists from Oregon State University and the University of North Carolina revealed new insights on studying the processes of land-based volcanoes in the annual American Geophysical Union fall meeting in San Francisco.
Algae blooms are expected to devastate lakes in the next decades, as a direct result of climate change and warming waters. This could be potentially devastating for local ecosystems and those that depend on these freshwater reservoirs.
An earthquake that occurred in 1570 in Italy moved a river, an event attributed at the time to a sinning city. Researchers have been looking at how it was or was not related to a 2012 quake.
Are the world's deserts holding more carbon than all the plants in the world?