May 2021

GPS data reveal possible earthquake, tsunami hazard in northwestern Colombia
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GPS data reveal possible earthquake, tsunami hazard in northwestern Colombia

Data from a GPS network in Colombia have revealed a shallow and completely closed portion of the Caribbean subduction zone in the country suggesting a potentially large earthquake and tsunami risk for the northwestern region. The lock patch located south of the city of Cartagena is capable of generating an earthquake of 8.0 magnitude every

Mountain high Andean forests have high potential to store carbon
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Mountain high: Andean forests have high potential to store carbon

The Andes Mountains of South America are the most species-rich biodiversity hotspot for plant and vertebrate species in the world. But the forests climbing this mountain range provide another important service to humanity. According to new research published in Nature Communications, Andan forests are acting as carbon sinks, which absorb carbon dioxide and help protect

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