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People of color more exposed to heat islands, study finds

People of color in the U.S. are more exposed to extreme urban heat which have health implications including heat-related deaths and illnesses...

Researchers find Greenland glacial meltwaters rich in mercury

Research reveals that the amount of toxic mercury in the Greenland glacial meltwaters are the similar to amounts found in highly industrialized...

World’s largest iceberg breaks off Antarctica: European Space Agency

The world's largest iceberg, around 170 kilometres (105 miles) long and 25 kilometres wide, with an area of 4,320 square kilometres, has...

Part of the Greenland ice sheet may be close to a...

The Greenland ice sheet contains the mass equivalent to raising global sea level by 7 meters. Research data revealed that a part...

Ocean warming primary cause of Antarctic Peninsula glacier retreat

Icebergs calved off from the glaciers in Marguerite Bay, Antarctic Peninsula. Credit: Alison Cook A new study has found for the first time that ocean...

Rust under pressure could explain deep Earth anomalies

An artwork depicting the decomposition of FeOOH in lower mantle conditions. The cycle starts from α-FeOOH (blue dot on the top) to its high-pressure...

Slowing of landslide flows reflects California’s drying climate

Photo captures one of the California landslide sites studied by the UO's Georgie Bennett and Joshua Roering. The research team they led found that...

Study helps explain sea ice differences at Earth’s poles

Location of the southern Antarctic Circumpolar Current front (white contour), with -1 degree Celsius sea surface temperature lines (black contours) on Sept. 22 each...

Space mission first to observe key interaction between magnetic fields of...

This artist's rendition shows the four identical MMS spacecraft flying near the sun-facing boundary of Earth's magnetic field (blue wavy lines). The MMS mission...

Found: Surviving evidence of Earth’s formative years

This is a photograph of Baffin Island, where a research team was able find a geochemical signature of material left over from the early...

Cosmic dust reveals Earth’s ancient atmosphere

This is one of 60 micrometeorites extracted from 2.7 billion year old limestone, from the Pilbara region in Western Australia. These micrometeorites consist of...