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A Deep Blue Challenge
One of the most accessible and complete reports on the state of our oceans is now available as a free download. Tackling issues from carbon dioxide absorption to sea level rise, plastic pollution and...
Icebergs: the Hidden Face of Ice Giants
As large icebergs are breaking away from the Antarctic peninsula, CNRS news takes a closer look at these mountains of ice adrift in the sea. Where do they come from, why do they float and what are...
Are our Mineral Resources Truly Limited?
The increasing depletion of fossil fuel reserves and scarcity of fresh water sources, the exhaustion of ore deposits, and the disappearance of topsoil all raise the question of whether our planet’s...
COP21: Give the Oceans a Voice
The climate essentially depends on the ocean, which acts as a real "carbon pump" and heat reservoir. Biologist Françoise Gaill asks for political consideration of the ocean in the coming...
The Legacy of World War I
How Many Sexes Are There?
COP21: Action Required
Scientists Issue a Warning to Humanity
A Mysterious Volcanic Eruption in the Middle Ages
Pizza: Globalization for Dinner?