The map will help to plan interventions such as tree planting and peat bog restoration.
Image copyright SPL Image caption The Moon appears red in a lunar eclipse as sunlight is filtered through Earth’s atmosphere The night sky had a display in store on Wednesday 31 January, with a lunar event being called the “Super blue blood moon”. For Australia, Asia and some parts of the US and Eastern Europe, […]
Image copyright Tompkins Conservation Image caption The donated land will form part of a network of 17 national parks Kristine McDivitt Tompkins, the widow of US billionaire Doug Tompkins, is donating 408,000 hectares of land to Chile for national parks to be created. Doug Tompkins, one of the founders of the outdoor clothing brand The […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Air pollution that lingered over eastern China in 2013 is being linked to changes in Arctic sea ice The air pollution that lingered over eastern China for nearly a month in 2013 has been linked to the loss of Arctic sea ice the previous autumn. A study says the […]