The North Sea: high levels of methane emissions

The observation of a high concentration of methane off the north coast has enabled scientists to take a fascinating trip back in time. The study also makes a contribution to a better understanding of the cycle of one of the most reactive greenhouse gases

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The heavy price of shale gas

The concentration of ethane in the atmosphere has begun increasing again since 2009. This reversal has also been accompanied by a significant surplus of methane, a well-known greenhouse gas. The exploitation of shale gas is the primary cause of this trend. 

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Spotlight on Mercury!

The transit of Mercury serves as a timely reminder of the importance of this planet to an understanding of our solar system. Geologists at the University of Liege are slowly but surely shedding light on the mysteries…

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Lake Kivu, an eldorado under supervision

How will Lake Kivu react to the massive exploitation of methane and climate change? And what will the impact be on local fishing, among other things? This unique ecosystem is the start of a major turning point that requires supervision.

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L'influence de l'homme sur l’élévation du niveau des mers

Une nouvelle recherche met en lumière l'impact de l'influence humaine sur l'élévation du niveau des mers 

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