Sea urchins wreak havoc on kelp forests in Tasmania. How can we stop this environmental disaster?

Every year, a supercharged ocean current due to climate change brings destructive and spiny species south from New South Wales to the rocky reefs of eastern Tasmania. Long-spined sea urchins are bad news for Tasmanian marine life, as this species can quickly gnaw through swaying kelp forests to bald rocks, forming underwater moonscapes known as … Read more

An IU professor provides insight into the evolution of stars

As scientists’ understanding of the origins of the universe expands, IU Associate Professor Constantine Dilianis is working to explain inconsistencies with current models of star evolution in new research. Most astronomers today say that our universe emerged in a violent explosion known as the Big Bang, about 13.8 billion years ago. The whole universe was … Read more

Undiagnosed Fabry disease in cardiac changes, renal impairment

A prolonged clinical history of cardiac changes, including valvular disease, without an apparent cause and accompanied by impaired renal function may be a sign of nondiagnosis. Fabry diseaseproposes a case report. the report, “Transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement for Anderson-Fabry disease with severe tricuspid regurgitation“in Issue. Fabry disease, as well as Anderson-Fabry disease, is it causes … Read more

Outdoor recreation such as hiking and cycling can take a toll on wildlife

Researchers say outdoor recreation can change the way animals behave, removing them from critical habitats. This endangers the safety of Washington wildlife such as the mountain lion. Image courtesy of the National Park Service In western Washington, it appears as if a backpass or mountain range can be seen in almost every direction. With Three … Read more

Nearly 14,000 Nigerians are suing Shell over the devastating impact of pollution | Nigeria

Nearly 14,000 people from two Nigerian communities are seeking justice in the High Court in London against fossil fuel giant Shell, alleging it is responsible for the devastating pollution of water sources and the destruction of their way of life. People from the Niger Delta region of Ugal, a farming community, submitted their claims last … Read more

Spot the King of the Planets: Watch for Jupiter | Environment

Jupiter is the undisputed king of the planets in our solar system! Jupiter is bright and easy to spot from our vantage point on Earth, aided by its massive size and reflective cloud tops and streaks. Jupiter even has moons the size of planets: Ganymede, the largest of them, is larger than Mercury. What’s more, … Read more

YSM researchers explored the psychiatric comorbidities associated with endometriosis

Depression, anxiety and eating disorders have been found to be associated with the predominant underdiagnosed disease. Chloe Nield 2:35 AM, Feb 02, 2023 Staff reporter Courtesy of Dora Caller Endometriosis is a disease that affects approximately 10 percent of women worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Symptoms of endometriosis – a Illness Where tissue … Read more

How solar farms can double as wildlife sanctuaries

Australia’s renewable energy transition has prompted the construction of dozens of large-scale solar farms. Prosperity helps reduce Australia’s dependence on fossil fuels, but it requires converting large tracts of land to host solar infrastructure. Solar farms are mostly built in rural areas. This has been raised concerns about a potential decline in both agricultural production … Read more