The moon jellyfish is notoriously known for its “burning stings” that human skin can feel, irrespective of whether the sea creature is in the water or on land.
New research published on Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change has found that the South Pole is warming three times more rapidly than the rest of the world, thanks to a combination of both human-induced climate change and ocean temperature variability in the tropical Pacific.
NASA astronomers have been monitoring the Sun daily for over a decade, gathering 20 million gigabytes of images. Space observatories have amassed some 425 million photos of the Sun in total over the past ten years.
Drone footage released Tuesday by Sea Rescue South Africa (NSRI), a non-profit organization, shows a great white shark swimming beneath oblivious surfers near the Plettenberg Bay coastline in South Africa’s Western Cape province
An enormous dust cloud is traveling from the Sahara desert across the Atlantic Ocean and may soon hit parts of the United States, according to scientists with the US National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Sunday's eclipse occurs when the northern hemisphere sees the longest day of the year, the summer solstice. This is when our planet's north pole is inclined most directly toward the sun.
A new study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday suggests that the Arctic Ocean is more susceptible to acidification than previously believed.
The elusive jellyfish was first observed by a German naturalist back in the 19th century, and has only since been encountered twice - once in 1945 and then again in 2014.
Norway and Canada are currently vying with Ireland for a UN Security Council spot. Both countries have spent a lot of time and effort on their bids to return to the council after a nearly two-decade absence.
A new study published by University of Sydney researchers in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science has found that great white sharks off the Australian east coast spend more time feeding near the seabed than previously believed.
Scientists with the Copernicus Climate Change Service managed by the European Commission revealed Friday that the Earth experienced its hottest May ever recorded last month.
A landslide in the far north of Norway swept eight buildings into the sea on Wednesday; a local has captured the destruction in a dramatic video.
China on Tuesday revealed that it had successfully completed the first high-precision airborne gravity survey of Mount Everest, also known as Mount Qomolangma - the Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas - and surroundings areas.
The sun came out of its slumber and unleashed its strongest flare since October 2017 on Friday.
The Danish plan to dump what corresponds to nearly 200 swimming pools of untreated sewage into the Øresund Strait has caused bad blood between the neighbours.
Miami, Florida, received half a foot of rain Tuesday evening, prompting the US National Weather Service (NWS) to issue flash flood warnings for the Northern Miami-Dade and Southern Broward counties as water poured into the streets.
While the tiny creatures are completely harmless for humans, they might become a major problem for plants and trees across the land because the eggs the insects are laying will destroy numerous branches and vines.
There is a link between COVID-19 and increased global warming due to the rarely-discussed phenomenon of “aerosol masking,” Guy McPherson, scientist and professor emeritus of natural resources and ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Arizona, told Radio Sputnik’s Political Misfits Friday.
A flying object, believed to be space junk, was spotted some time Friday over central Victoria, a state in southeastern Australia.
Researchers note that cicada populations ordinarily emerge from the soil together during one particular year and then are absent for up to 17 years. The periodical insect army last emerged in 2003.