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Op-Ed: Russia's Grain and Gas Embargoes Should Have Been Expected

Published Aug 7, 2022 9:08 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Anna-Sophie Maass] Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has resulted in four interrelated security crises....

Changing Currents Could Accelerate Melting of East Antarctic Ice Sheet

Published Aug 4, 2022 3:22 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Laura Herraiz Borreguero, Alberto Naveira Garabato and Jess Melbourne-Thomas] Warmer waters are flowing towa...

NASA Contemplates Exploring the Oceans - On Another World

Published Jul 10, 2022 8:34 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By David Rothery] NASA has recently announced $600,000 in funding for a study into the feasibility of sending s...

Tanker Cover Ban May Benefit Russian Insurers - And Raise Premiums

Published Jun 26, 2022 7:02 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Business

[By Sam Beatson, Ahmed Barakat and Elham Vosughi-Kia] An EU/UK plan to ban their insurers from providi...

Study: Climate Change Will Affect Wave-Driven Coastal Erosion

Published Jun 19, 2022 10:14 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Thomas Mortlock, Adrean Webb, Itxaso Oderiz, Nobuhito Mori, Rodolfo Silva and Tomoya Shimura] The world’s coastlines...

Antarctica's Riskiest Glacier is Melting Away From Below

Published Jun 10, 2022 12:43 AM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Ted Scambos] Flying over Antarctica, it’s hard to see what all the fuss is about. Like a gigantic wedding cake, the f...

To Study 170-Knot Hurricanes, Engineers Will Need a Bigger Fan

Published Jun 6, 2022 12:32 AM by The Conversation

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By Richard Olson, Ameyu B. Tolera, Arindam Chowdhury and Ioannis Zisis] In an airplane hangar in Miami, engineers are recreati...

The Gulf's Loop Current Could Make More Powerful Hurricanes in 2022

Published Jun 3, 2022 2:24 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Nick Shay] The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1, and the Gulf of Mexico is already warmer than average. Even...

Shanghai Returns, but Supply Chain Will Worsen Before Getting Better

Published May 25, 2022 2:08 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Shipping

[By Sarah Schiffling and Nikolaos Valantasis Kanellos] Shanghai is slowly emerging from a gruelling COVID lockdown that has all...

Climate Change is Making Both Hurricanes and Hurricane Flooding Worse

Published May 15, 2022 9:31 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

Super cyclones, known as hurricanes or typhoons in different parts of the world, are among the most destructive weather events on...

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