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Sunburned in Siberia: Heat Wave Leads to Wildfires

Sunburned in Siberia: Heat Wave Leads to Wildfires

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2013

A heat wave in Siberia has led to a surge in wildfires, releasing large amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

Melting Permafrost Will Boost Temps, But Not Quickly

  • Published: Oct 5th, 2012

Scientists show how melting permafrost could add to global warming, and the results aren't what you might expect.

Image of the Day: For This Forest, It’s Easy Being Green

  • Published: Aug 4th, 2012

The Guyana Iwokrama forest is protected from deforestation, which generates one-fifth of all greenhouse gases.

NASA Animation: Watching the Earth Breathe

  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2012

A NASA animation of seasonal vegetation and it's effect on Earth's global atmospheric carbon dioxide.

Image of the Day: ‘Supertrees’ Super Useful in Singapore

  • Published: Jul 6th, 2012

Giant metal supertrees add to the urban garden that Singapore is creating in its Gardens by the Bay project.

The Issue of Population is More Than a Little Radioactive

  • Published: May 23rd, 2012

Earth’s booming human population is at the root of just about every environmental crisis that threatens the natural world.

Take a Ride Into Space With NASA’s Rubber Chicken

  • Published: May 1st, 2012

NASA teamsed up with school children to send Camilla the rubber chicken into space to measure solar radiation.

Image of the Day: Islands Monitored for Climate Change

  • Published: Apr 28th, 2012

Scientists have selected about 30 islands in the Mediterranean as biodiversity hotspots to monitor climate change.