According to the annual State of the Climate report, 2017 was the globe’s 3rd-warmest year on record, behind 2016 (1st) and 2015. Earth also experienced record-high greenhouse gas concentrations and rises in sea level.
Do sharks have bullet-like strikes? Do they have super-vision? Can they take down prey in milliseconds? Mantis shrimps have these abilities – and more – to make them among the world’s most impressive predators.
You’ve seen the picture: a fearsome T. Rex, baring its teeth, tongue stretching out of its mouth. But new research says there’s a problem with this classic image. Dinosaurs couldn’t stick out their tongues.
A research team recorded the sound of methane bubbles seeping from the seafloor off the Oregon coast, with the aim of using acoustics to identify – and perhaps measure – this important greenhouse gas in the ocean.