Concentrations of fine particulate matter from incense burning in and around Hong Kong temples could be at least four times more than the recommended levels.
Some coral communities are becoming more heat tolerant as ocean temperatures rise, offering hope for corals in a changing climate.
The cycling between warm El Niño and cold La Niña conditions in the eastern Pacific has persisted without major interruptions for at least the last 11,000 years.
Two new studies have proposed novel methods of helping coral to survive warmer ocean temperatures.
Without the global ban on chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) we would already be facing the reality of a "scorched Earth", according to international researchers.
July is typically the world's warmest month of the year, but July 2021 outdid itself as the hottest July and month ever recorded.
Scientists are observing changes in the Earth's climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest IPCC report.
DNA testing of Australian honey can reveal where it was produced and its main floral sources, according to researchers from CSIRO.
Long before signs of bleaching appear, prolonged spells of warm water cause heat stress that disrupts the nutrient cycling of the coral and its symbiotic algae.
Australian scientists have uncovered an unlikely microscopic ally in the battle to reduce the amount of methane gas in the atmosphere.
Bacteria plucked from a desert plant could help crops survive heatwaves and protect the future of food, according to new research.
Autonomous airborne pollen samplers might help to provide a breath of fresh air for asthma and hay fever sufferers, according to researchers.
The mostly submerged continent has New Zealand and New Caledonia rising from its depths and was only put on the map by geologists in 2014.
Without efforts to mitigate climate change, summers spanning nearly six months may become the new normal by 2100 in the Northern Hemisphere.
Researchers have constructed a new method of quantifying just how fast the sea will react to warming, finding that former predictions have been too conservative.