Tuesday, October 27, 2020
According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), Business Insider and Statista, as of the 24 April 2020, over a third of the world’s population, somewhere between 2.6 and 3.2 billion people worldwide, are under lockdown in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19. It is...
On the 9th of February 2020, just four days following an earlier Antarctic temperature record of 18.3C taken by Argentine research base Esperanza, a monitoring station on Seymour Island, part of a chain of islands off the same peninsula,...
Scientists have pinpointed the homeland of all humans alive today to a region south of the Zambesi River. The area is now dominated by salt pans, but was once home to an enormous lake, which may have been our ancestral...
Scientists have compiled a record of snowfall in Antarctica dating back the last 200 years. A 2018 study of snowfall in Antarctica headed by Dr Liz Thomas shows there has been a significant increase in precipitation over the 2017 period...
In 1857, guided by the flickering light of a candle deep in a cave at Naracoorte in South Australia, the Reverend Julian Tenison-Woods stumbled across thousands of tiny bones of rodents and small marsupials buried at the base of crystal columns. Without...
Environmental degradation is the disintegration of the earth or deterioration of the environment through consumption of assets, for example, air, water and soil; the destruction of environments and the eradication of wildlife. It is characterized as any change or aggravation to...
Recycling isn’t working anymore, in fact, was it ever? Most of us have long held recycling as the foremost proof that we are doing our bit for the planet. But recent global events threatening the viability of recycling schemes...
‘All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.’ Galileo Galilei. Science is a wonderful subject, it’s fascinating, captivating and intriguing, it expands one’s mind, and makes us think of our world in...
There are three (basic) atmospheric processes that modify the incoming solar radiation passing through our atmosphere, at around 340W/m2. These processes (Scattering, Reflection, Absorption), act on the radiation when it interacts with gases and suspended particles found in the...
Current CO2 Level at MLO 413.24 ppm Atmospheric CO2 Live Stream Table Below: Monthly mean CO2 constructed from daily mean values Links   Atmospheric CO2 Live Stream - What is the current level of CO2? CO2 mm mlo txt files