A new study published on 10 October in the journal Nature has found that sustainably feeding the world population, estimated to reach 10 billion by 2050, is achievable but only
Latest IPCC climate report paints a dreary picture, but does it go far enough? Some climate experts say, no
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released on 8 October paints a truly bleak picture of the detrimental impacts that could result from allowing the global mean
Scientists in the US are working toward virus-infected insects that would be dispersed in fields to genetically engineer agricultural crops as part of an ongoing programme funded by the US Defense
A paper published in the journal Joule on 4 October presents the most accurate model yet of how increasing wind power could affect climate change (1). Wind power reduces emissions
European Scientist had the pleasure of interviewing Bernard Durand, former Director of the Geology-Geochemistry Division of the French Institute of Petroleum and New Energies, then of the Ecole nationale supérieure
A new agreement signed in Greenland on 3 October has banned commercial fishing across much of the Arctic for at least the next 16 years. The international deal aims to
A new study published on 2 October in Nature Communications shows that anthropogenic warming will increase the burned areas due to fires in Mediterranean Europe (1). However, the findings suggest this
Freshwater fishes are among the most threatened groups of vertebrates and it is estimated that 39% of all European fish species face extinction within this century. During the early 2000s,
Ecology has reconnected the fundamental and sacred link that connects the environment to man. With this communion, it fills the void left by religions in an age of technological explosion.
Despite a ban several decades ago, a new study published on 28 September in the jounal Science suggests polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may be gradually wiping out some groups of whale species.