Glaciers thinning in Asia

High peaks in Nepal. Credits: ESA Providing water for drinking, irrigation and power, glaciers in the world’s highest mountains are a lifeline for more than a billion people. As climate change takes a grip and…

Giant clams tell the story of past typhoons

A highly precise method to determine past typhoon occurrences from giant clam shells has been developed, with the hope of using this method to predict future cyclone activity. A team of researchers led by Tsuyoshi…

Later tropical blooms could affect marine life

Color changes in the northern Red Sea indicate rising sea temperatures could significantly impact tropical marine ecosystems. [caption id="attachment_15197" align="alignnone" width="722"] KAUST researchers Ibrahim Hoteit (left) and John Gittings )right) examined ocean color changes over…

Rice, UH team preps for massive Antarctic glacier…

Offshore research team to aid in historic study of threatened Thwaites Glacier [caption id="attachment_15127" align="alignnone" width="936"] This schematic shows an ice shelf extending miles beyond the "grounding line" where an Antarctic glacier meets both land…