The old-growth forests constitute a heritage of inestimable ecological and environmental value, as they represent small vestiges of how Europe's past primeval forest may have looked. The characteristics that distinguish an old-growth forest are typical of the final stages...
The melting of ice across the planet is accelerating at a record rate, with the melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets speeding up the fastest, research has found. The rate of loss is now in line with the...
The Arctic Ocean began warming rapidly at the beginning of the 20th century, decades earlier than modern experimental measurements have so far documented. The news comes from an international research group coordinated by the Institute of Polar Science (Cnr-Isp)...
Big times for tree lovers. From reforestation apps aiming to become the ‘Tinder for trees’, to Trump’s commitment to join the One Trillion Trees Initiative, this year has seen a real boost in governments and start-ups’ efforts to repopulate...
Quantum mechanics has remained an enigma for physicists and philosophers worldwide for more than a century. Quantum teleportation or the famous entanglement, described by Einstein as 'uncanny action at a distance', are among the anti-intuitive effects predicted by this...
The transition to an economy based on renewable energy sources requires the use of electrochemical methods to convert electrical energy into chemical energy and raw materials. A group of researchers from the Berlin Polytechnic, the Zurich Polytechnic, the Materials...
Several studies in 2020 analysed the variation of tropospheric ozone (O3) as a function of the restriction measures put in place to contain the spread of VOCID-19. Most of these these studies have been conducted mainly in urban or...
A study, published in the international journal Nature Plants, by young researchers from the Water Research Institute of the National Research Council in Verbania (CNR-Irsa), the University of Turin, the Federico II University in Naples, the Museum of Natural...
The surface of the Sun is dotted with countless eruptions reminiscent of bonfires, never seen before and revealed by the images sent by the Solar Orbiter probe, managed by the European Space Agency (ESA) in collaboration with NASA. Launched...
The United Nations decided to dedicate the decade 2021-2030 to the 'restoration of ecosystems on every continent and every ocean'. Indeed, damaged ecosystems’ rehabilitation could actually play an essential role in the fight against poverty and climate change. In this...

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