Nature

From the polar ice caps to tropical rainforests, the Earth is dramatically altered as a result of climate change. Explore the latest research and discussions concerning our natural world. 

1 month 1 hour ago

Interview : Neeshad V.S, Co-FOunder & Coordinator, AYCM Qatar , Dr Mari Luomi, Senior Research Emirates Diplomatic Academy, Jamie Clarke, Executive Director of Climate Outreach, Dr Bradley Freeman, Associate Professor of Communication and Information Studies, American University in Dubai and Khalifa Al Obaidly, Director of the Artists in Residence Programme, Doha Fire Station.

1 month 4 days ago

It's becoming increasingly clear that all the renewable energy deployment we can muster isn't going to be enough to keep us below 2 degrees C warming. In addition to turning off the carbon emission spigot, we have to be draining more carbon from the atmosphere, especially through soils.  So this story from Thompson Reuters Foundation is particularly good news:

1 month 1 week ago

What are the most important things -- or the most practical, or the highest impact -- that we can do to prevent catastrophic climate change?

It turns out that many have little or nothing to do with renewable energy, high tech and massive infrastructure projects.

The single most impactful solution? Around the world, educate girls and give them access to family planning.

1 month 1 week ago

Just finished J Purdy’s After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene – which makes clear that a sharp distinction between humans and “nature” is no longer useful or accurate. 

3 months 2 weeks ago

PHOTO: N. WATSON AND L. THOMPSON, MIT

Penny Chrisholm is an expert on Prochlorococcus. In fact, MIT’s professor of Biological Oceanography has dedicated the last 30 years of the career to researching this incredible microbe.