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Almost a third of tropical Africa's flora faces extinction
31.7% of tropical Africa's vascular plant species could be threatened with extinction, reveals an international study coordinated by an IRD researcher, published in the journal Science Advances on 20 November 2019. (2019-11-21)
NASA estimates tropical storm Sebastien's rainfall rates
NASA found moderate rainfall occurring over a large area in Tropical Storm Sebastien, as it moves through the Atlantic Ocean. (2019-11-20)
NASA tracks typhoon Kalmaegi affecting northern Philippines
NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Typhoon Kalmaegi as it moved into the Luzon Strait and continued to affect the northern Philippines. (2019-11-20)
NASA observes tropical storm Fung-Wong organize
As Tropical Depression 28W continued organizing and developing into Tropical Storm Fung-Wong in the Philippine Sea, NASA's Aqua satellite provided data on the storm to forecasters. (2019-11-20)
NASA identifies new Atlantic Tropical Storm Sebastien
NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of newly formed Tropical Storm Sebastien, located northeast of the Leeward Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. (2019-11-19)
NASA tracks Typhoon Kalmaegi affecting Northern Philippines
NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Typhoon Kalmaegi as it moved into the Luzon Strait and continued to affect the northern Philippines. (2019-11-19)
NASA finds light rain in fading Tropical Depression 21E
Tropical Depression 21E never matured into a tropical storm and a NASA analysis of rainfall rates show the storm won't have that chance. (2019-11-18)
NASA finds heavy rain potential in typhoon Kalmaegi
NASA analyzed the cloud top temperatures in Typhoon Kalmaegi using infrared light to determine the strength of the storm. (2019-11-18)
The global distribution of freshwater plants is controlled by catchment characteristics
Unlike land plants, photosynthesis in many aquatic plants relies on bicarbonate in addition to CO2 to compensate for the low availability of CO2 in water. (2019-11-15)
The forests of the Amazon are an important carbon sink
The world's tropical forests store huge quantities of carbon in their biomass and thus constitute an important carbon sink. (2019-11-15)
NASA identifies new eastern pacific tropical storm
NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of developing Tropical Storm Raymond in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. (2019-11-15)
NASA gets an eyeful of Typhoon Fengshen
NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Typhoon Fengshen after its eye opened as Fengshen had strengthened from a tropical storm to a typhoon and developed an eye. (2019-11-15)
NASA looks at Tropical Depression Kalmaegi's water vapor concentration
When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Philippine Sea, water vapor data provided information about the intensity of Tropical Depression Kalmaegi. (2019-11-15)
Is evolution predictable?
An international team of scientists working with Heliconius butterflies at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama was faced with a mystery: how do pairs of unrelated butterflies from Peru to Costa Rica evolve nearly the same wing-color patterns over and over again? (2019-11-14)
NASA infrared data shows strength in Fengshen
Tropical Storm Fengshen's cold cloud top temperatures revealed that the storm was maintaining strength as a strong tropical storm. (2019-11-14)
Researchers develop a faster, stronger rabies vaccine
Every year, more than 59,000 people around the world die of rabies and there remains no cheap and easy vaccine regimen to prevent the disease in humans. (2019-11-14)
NASA-NOAA satellite finds displaced power in Tropical Cyclone Kalmaegi
Tropical Cyclone Kalmaegi is still experiencing wind shear and those winds have continued to displace the strongest storms north of the cyclone's center. (2019-11-14)
NASA provides an infrared analysis of Tropical Storm Fengshen
Tropical Storm Fengshen continued to strengthen in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean as NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead. (2019-11-13)
NASA finds heavy rainfall along Central Philippine Coast from Tropical Depression Kalmaegi
Tropical Depression Kalmaegi continues moving west through the Philippine Sea and toward a landfall in the east central Philippines. (2019-11-13)
NASA finds heavy rain in Tropical Storm Fengshen
The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite provided a look at the rainfall occurring within the newly developed Tropical Storm Fengshen. (2019-11-12)
NASA finds a stronger Matmo headed for landfall
Matmo strengthened from a tropical storm to a storm with hurricane-force in the overnight hours of Nov. (2019-11-08)
NASA-NOAA satellite finds a weaker, transitioning Tropical Storm Halong
Halong continued to weaken and is transitioning into an extra-tropical cyclone. (2019-11-08)
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Tropical Storm Nakri affecting Kalayaan
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Nakri and captured a visible image of the storm in the South China Sea. (2019-11-07)
NASA observes Tropical Storm Matmo in North Central Bay of Bengal
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Bay of Bengal, Northern Indian Ocean and found that Tropical Storm Matmo was positioned in the center of that body of water. (2019-11-07)
NASA-NOAA satellite finds tropical Cyclone Maha weakening
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Northern Indian Ocean and provided forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center with a view of Tropical Cyclone Maha's eroding structure that helped confirm it is weakening. (2019-11-06)
Newly formed tropical storm Nakri seen by NASA-NOAA satellite
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the South China Sea and captured a visible image of newly formed Tropical Storm Nakri while it remained quasi-stationary and as it slowly organized. (2019-11-06)
NASA-NOAA satellite finds super typhoon Halong finally weakening
Super Typhoon Halong has finally peaked in intensity and is now on a weakening trend. (2019-11-06)
Palm oil: Less fertilizer and no herbicide but same yield?
Environmentally friendlier palm oil production could be achieved with less fertilizer and no herbicide, while maintaining profits. (2019-11-05)
NASA tracking remnants of Tropical Cyclone Matmo
NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Matmo in the Arabian Sea is it headed north toward Bangladesh. (2019-11-05)
NASA looks at Tropical Cyclone Maha's water vapor concentration
When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Northern Indian Ocean, water vapor data provided information about the intensity of Tropical Cyclone Maha. (2019-11-05)
NASA finds thick ring of powerful storms around Super Typhoon Halong's eye
Typhoon Halong continued to strengthen and has become a super typhoon in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. (2019-11-05)
NASA provides an infrared analysis of Tropical Cyclone Maha   
NASA infrared imagery revealed Tropical Cyclone Maha was still a powerful storm as it continued moving through the Arabian Sea in the Northern Indian Ocean. (2019-11-04)
NASA provides an infrared analysis of typhoon Halong
Typhoon Halong continued to strengthen in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean as NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead. (2019-11-04)
NASA satellite imagery finds Rebekah now post-tropical
NASA's Terra Satellite provided a visible image of Post-Tropical Cyclone Rebekah as it continued moving in an easterly direction through the North Atlantic Ocean. (2019-11-01)
NASA finds Tropical Storm Maha's heavy rain potential over Lakshadweep
Tropical Cyclone Maha continued to move north along the southwestern coast of India when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and analyzed the cloud top temperatures. (2019-11-01)
Bound by blood
After studying vampire bat relationships in captivity, researchers at the Smithsonian in Panama released the bats into the wild colony where they originally came from. (2019-10-31)
NASA sees development of Tropical Storm Maha at southwestern India Coast
Tropical Storm Maha has developed near the coastline of southwestern India and NASA's Terra satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of the storm. (2019-10-31)
NASA finds small area of heavy rain left in Tropical Cyclone Kyarr
Tropical Cyclone Kyarr appears to be winding down as it moves through the Arabian Sea and NASA provided forecasters with an analysis of rainfall rates occurring in the weakening storm. (2019-10-31)
NASA gets infrared view of Atlantic Halloween subtropical storm
The latest addition to the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season developed quickly. (2019-10-31)
In Southeast Asia, illegal hunting is a more threat to wildlife than forest degradation
A new study carried out by the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW) in cooperation with the World Wide Fund for Nature Vietnam (WWF-Vietnam) and the Sabah Forestry Department of the Government of Malaysia suggests that for ground dwelling mammal and bird communities, illegal hunting using indiscriminate snares may be a more immediate threat than forest degradation through selective logging. (2019-10-30)
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