Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Thawing permafrost may release more CO2 than previously thought, study suggests

New research from University of Alberta ecologists show "mineral weathering" can be a significant contributor to Arctic climate change. More here.
Melting permafrost in Alaska. Photo by the US Geological Survey.

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...