Environmental Sciences

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Since the start of the year, the world has witnessed some unpredictable and shocking events taking place around the globe, and despite our characteristically quick recovery from the disasters, the scale of these calamities cannot be dismissed. In 2018, a shifting pattern of consecutive rains in the Arabian Peninsula created pockets of water in the […]
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The increased use of non-renewable energy resources is usually considered the main cause of extreme climate change in the past few decades. However, scientists at Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JLP) conducted studies that suggest the reduction in atmospheric aerosols can have a stronger impact on extreme winter weather compared to greenhouse gases. Aerosols […]
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With rising debates on the climate change crisis, researchers and scientists are working tirelessly to provide solutions to combat existing pollution levels and introduce methods to reduce pollution in the future as well. However, it is difficult to incorporate these methods as they are not yet cost-effective or efficient enough to run the global economy. […]
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A seismometer is an instrument that is used to detect motion within the earth caused by earthquakes or volcanic eruptions. Connected with a timing and a recording device, the seismometer was originally made to listen out for vibrations in the ground due to moving tectonic plates; however, due to their sensitivity, they can be used […]
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Researchers at ABoVE (NASA’s Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment) have recently studied the causes of Arctic wildfires and their impacts around the globe. Elizabeth Hoy, a boreal fire researcher and rest of the team at ABoVE dug out and examined a block of soil in Saskatchewan, Canada during a field expedition. ABoVE concluded that soils in […]

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