News archive

Words count: the evolution of Earth and environmental sciences

5 July 2018

Smriti Mallapaty

Discover the trending terms in the field, from climate to water and meteorites to mercury.

Scientists build green connections

29 June 2018

Catherine Armitage and Aaron Ballagh

Networks of researchers across disciplines and across the world are working to solve some of humanity's biggest problems.

Kunming's natural advantage

20 June 2017

Flynn Murphy

The region's natural and cultural bounty are making researchers worldwide take notice. 

Chinese and US researchers team up to study forests in a warming world

15 November 2016

Sujata Gupta

A new program is encouraging climate change research partnerships between two research powerhouses.

New Zealand's 'Lord of the Rings' effect a boon for science

10 November 2016

Linda Vergnani

A pragmatic and deliberate approach to research funding yields impressive results for New Zealand.

Turkey's geology a boon for scientists

2 September 2016

Annabel McGilvray

The country's output of earth and environment science papers is growing.

US a hotspot of environment research

21 June 2016

Neil Savage

Four of the top five universities producing the most earth and environment research in the index last year are in the United States. 

How researchers discovered phytoplankton are warming the Arctic

23 May 2016

Mark Zastrow

In climate modelling, one of the biggest impacts has the smallest of beginnings.