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Rising stars in Earth and environmental sciences in the Nature Index 2020 Annual Tables

30 April 2020

Gemma Conroy, Bec Crew & Hepeng Jia

These institutions have achieved high increases in research output in the Nature Index since 2015.

Front line scientists call for mental health support in the wake of catastrophic ecosystem loss

15 March 2020

Gemma Conroy

Better resourcing to combat the psychological effects of dealing with a crisis will reinforce good science.

Top 10 countries in Earth and environmental sciences research

20 February 2020

Gemma Conroy

Canada jumps up the ranks, knocking Australia down.

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.

Top 5 universities for environment research in 2015

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.