Great Barrier Reef experiencing 'worst coral bleaching' in years

Great Barrier Reef experiencing 'worst coral bleaching' in years

Stud reveals Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching at 95 per cent in northern section.

Going Dutch could save us from rising seas

Had nature been left to take its course much of the Netherlands would be a muddy swamp and the tiny coastal nation would never have risen to be the eurozone's fifth largest economy.

First insect-size robot that can fly, swim

First insect-size robot that can fly, swim

The RoboBee is a microrobot, smaller than a paperclip, that flies and hovers like an insect, flapping its tiny, nearly invisible wings 120 times per second.

Harvard researchers develop way to make 'super-steel'

 Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new steel surface coating that makes the world's most important engineering and construction material stronger, safer and more durable.

Seas could rise six metres even if governments curb warming: Study

Seas could rise six metres even if governments curb warming: Study

Sea levels could rise by at least six metres (20 feet) in the long term, swamping coasts from Florida to Bangladesh, even if governments achieve their goals for curbing global warming, according to a study published on Thursday.

Marine wild life about to collapse in 100 years: Study

Marine wild life about to collapse in 100 years: Study

The collapse of wildlife on land due human activity is about to recur in the sea in the next 100 years, a consortium of scientists has found.

Japan plans more proactive role in Asian security

Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed Friday that his country would play a larger role in promoting peace in Asia, and called for the rule of law to be upheld in the region.

Blocking sunlight at specific areas can stop Arctic melting

Solar geo-engineering can be applied to save the Arctic ice cap if targeted at specific regions of the planet, rather than cooling everywhere equally, a new study has found.

New finding on how seas, lakes developed on Mars

Researchers have discovered new explanation for how seas and lakes may have once developed on Mars.

Census shines light on biodiversity of the seas

Crabs, lobsters and other crustaceans represent the most common species in the world`s seas.

Greenland ice loss driven by warming seas: Study

Greenland`s continent-sized icesheet is being significantly eroded by winds and currents that drive warmer water into fjords, where it carves out the base of coastal glaciers, according to latest studies.