New Scientist: Seagrass gardens are needed to cap the carbon bomb in the oceans.   “This is important as it reinforces arguments that the protection of seagrass meadows is an effective carbon mitigation strategy,” says Professor Carlos Duarte from KAUST. #carbon #co2

New Scientist: Seagrass gardens are needed to cap the carbon bomb in the oceans. “This is important as it reinforces arguments that the protection of seagrass meadows is an effective carbon mitigation strategy,” says Professor Carlos Duarte from KAUST.

KAUST is uniquely positioned to address climate change challenges for the benefit of Saudi Arabia and the world. The location of the University on the shores of the Red Sea allows immediate access to a unique marine environment that is saltier and warmer than most bodies of water. #ChangeClimateChange #DestinationKAUST

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology - Climate Change

As the world’s attention shifts to climate change for #earthday, read about #climatechange research at KAUST.

As the world’s attention shifts to climate change for read about research at KAUST.

#WEP2016 #KAUST

KAUST aspires to be a destination for scientific and technological education and research. By inspiring discoveries to address global challenges, we strive to serve as a beacon of knowledge that bridges people and cultures for the betterment of humanity.

"We must reduce greenhouse gas emissions today. ... This 2% Celsius target for reducing global warming is dependent on our actions." - Vijay Shah, explorer and filmmaker #WEP2016

"We must reduce greenhouse gas emissions today. This Celsius target for reducing global warming is dependent on our actions." - Vijay Shah, explorer and filmmaker

"2007 signaled a tipping point in the Arctic that we were losing all of the sea ice ... The models predict now the ice will be completely lost by the summer of 2025-2030" - Prof. Carlos Duarte #WEP2016

signaled a tipping point in the Arctic that we were losing all of the sea ice . The models predict now the ice will be completely lost by the summer of - Prof.

Researchers at KAUST find a greener approach to a green solution.   A solvent-free technique for creating adsorbent materials could reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

The world’s first carbon capture plant can convert into usable energy

Annoying anemones shed light on coral reef biology

I stopped by John Pringle’s office last week to hear about what he’s been up to. As we mentioned here a few months ago, Pringle, PhD, a professor of

SCIENCE NEWS: NASA teleconference on sea level change warns of rising oceans

Between North America & Europe, satellites recorded a slow migration of the Gulf Stream northward. The falling sea surface off California & Mexico is due to the Pacific decadal oscillation. Satellites Spy Nearly Quarter-Century of Sea Level Rise

NATURE MIDDLE EAST: What price for cleaner air in the Middle East? http://www.natureasia.com/en/nmiddleeast/article/10.1038/nmiddleeast.2015.143?utm_content=buffer77860&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer #environment

Declining Air Pollution in Middle East Linked to Political Upheaval, Economic Recession, Armed Conflict. [Credit: Lelieveld et al.

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