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Unraveling the drought dilemma in South Korea: Can reservoirs be a carbon source?

Researchers analyzed water quantity and quality data from domestic agricultural reservoirs to shed light on the hydrological impacts of a severe drought on degrading the water quality......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 20th, 2024

Climate inaction undermines public support for lifestyle changes, study finds

New research into the public perception of climate change initiatives finds that while there is strong support for low-carbon lifestyles, inaction is limiting public beliefs that a low-carbon future is possible......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 10 min. ago

South Sudan says its 6M antelope make up world"s largest land mammal migration, but poaching on rise

Seen from the air, they ripple across the landscape—a river of antelope racing across the vast grasslands of South Sudan in what conservationists say is the world's largest land mammal migration......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 10 min. ago

Thirty years of change of fish communities in South China Sea

Daya Bay is a representative semi-enclosed bay in the South China Sea, with a variety of ecosystems including mangroves, coral reefs, shelves, estuaries, salt marshes and quagmires. It is an important spawning ground, feeding ground and germplasm ban.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 10 min. ago

Species composition and succession of coral reef fishes in Huaguang Reef, Xisha Islands

Huaguang Reef, one of the expansive atolls in the Xisha Islands, is completely mature, stretching 31 kilometers from east to west and 12 kilometers from north to south. Positioned as a concealed reef in the water, only the north and south gates are c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 10 min. ago

In a world-first, researchers map a 4,200 km transatlantic flight of the painted lady butterfly

In October 2013, Gerard Talavera, a researcher from the Botanical Institute of Barcelona at CSIC, made a surprising discovery of painted lady butterflies on the Atlantic beaches of French Guiana—a species not typically found in South America. This.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Using supercomputer researchers discover new clues to improving fusion confinement

Nuclear fusion—when two nuclei combine to form a new nucleus, thereby releasing energy—may be the clean, reliable, limitless power source of the future. But first, scientists must learn how to control its production......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Global South health care practices contribute to spread of antimicrobial resistance across the world, study suggests

Many bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics originate in Pakistan and other parts of the Indian subcontinent. Infections caused by these bacteria are challenging to treat; longer treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics is required and despite t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Sediments reveal the ancient ocean during a mass extinction event

About 183 million years ago, volcanic activity in modern South Africa unleashed an estimated 20,500 gigatons of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the ocean–atmosphere system over a period of 300 to 500 thousand years. Known as the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic E.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Zeek: Open-source network traffic analysis, security monitoring

Zeek is an open-source network analysis framework. Unlike an active security device such as a firewall, Zeek operates on a versatile ‘sensor’ that can be a hardware, software, virtual, or cloud platform. This flexibility allows Zeek to qu.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News17 hr. 38 min. ago

Biodiversity loss from 2010 oil spill worse than predicted

A new peer-reviewed study from researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington; the University of Nevada, Reno; Mokwon University in Daejeon, Korea; and Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi shows the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill of 2010 af.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Whistleblower claims to have nearly died because of illegal chemical exposure from Apple

An ex-employee has accused Apple of exposing her to gaseous organic chemicals from a secret chip fabrication plant located near her home.Apple's Santa Clara operation was visited by the EPA (Source: Apple Maps)Apple fired whistleblower Ashley Gjovik.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Study provides new understanding of Gurbantunggut Desert"s dust source

Central Asian dust has a significant impact on regional and global climate, and it is crucial for the balance of local ecosystems, socio-economic development, and human health......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Open-source Rafel RAT steals info, locks Android devices, asks for ransom

The open-source Rafel RAT is being leveraged by multiple threat actors to compromise Android devices and, in some cases, to lock them, encrypt their contents, and demand money to restore the device to its original state. Check Point researchers have.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Scientists explore the vast reservoir of dissolved organic matter in oceans

Few things last very long in the world of the open oceans, it would seem. In the light-filled surface layer, microscopic algae convert carbon dioxide and water into biomass via photosynthesis. Individual cells vanish in a matter of hours or days, ing.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

Internet Archive forced to remove 500,000 books after publishers’ court win

Internet Archive fans beg publishers to stop emptying the open library. Enlarge (credit: Tim Macpherson | Image Source) As a result of book publishers successfully suing the Internet Archive (IA) last year, the free onli.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

CDK Global hackers demand tens of millions in ransom to end dealership outage, report says

CDK is planning to make the payment, a source with knowledge of the situation told Bloomberg. The hacking group behind the attack is believed to be based in eastern Europe, the source said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Novel catalysts for improved methanol production using carbon dioxide dehydrogenation

Encapsulating copper nanoparticles within hydrophobic porous silicate crystals has been shown by scientists at Tokyo Tech to significantly enhance the catalytic activity of copper-zinc oxide catalysts used in methanol synthesis via CO2 hydrogenation......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

How a biocatalyst might boost the growth of microalgae

Living organisms consist to a large extent of carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) compounds. These have to be taken in with food or, in the case of plants, produced through photosynthesis......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Human activity: A double-edged sword in the face of drought

Earth and environmental scientists have reported that, as human socio-economic activities increase, greenhouse gas emissions will rise, leading to more frequent extreme weather events such as droughts and floods. However, a research team from Pohang.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Hacker claims to have hit Apple days after hacking AMD

Intelbroker claims to have breached Apple's defenses and obtained the source code for various tools. Earlier this week, they may have hacked AMD......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024