Amid a multi-million-dollar sewage installation project last week, Indiana workers stumbled upon the remains of a 10,000-year extinct prehistoric mammal whose presence predates both the elephant and woolly mammoth.
New climate change models developed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are causing some concern among scientists, as they show a much faster pace of global warming to much higher temperatures than previous models - and scientists aren’t sure why.
Miss Costa, a large female great white shark tagged by research company OCEARCH in September 2016, recently shocked monitors when the sub-adult fish made a rare appearance in Gulf waters near the Florida coast.
Google's Open Heritage project that captures cultural heritage datasets has stressed the "vulnerability and impermanence" of sites, such as the burnt up cathedral in Paris.
Antony Loewenstein, an independent journalist and author, joined Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear Tuesday to discuss protests launched by UK-based climate change group Extinction Rebellion in multiple cities Monday.
In collaboration with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the Vector-Vita Novosibirsk company, researchers from Tomsk Polytechnic University have developed a silver nanoparticle-based cure for the white spot syndrome virus that is lethal to shrimp.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A UK-based climate group has launched a "rebellion" march in London on Monday, blocking traffic across the capital. They urge people from across the world to join non-violent civil disobedience in a bid to demand that the governments address what they describe as an ecological emergency.
New research to be presented at the 2019 General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), in Vienna, Austria, from April 7 to 12, reveals that radioactive fallout from nuclear meltdowns and weapon testing is being stored in glaciers and will be released into the environment through glacial melting as global temperatures increase.
Measuring almost 9 feet in length, a rare dusky shark was seen almost 1.5 kilometers off the coast of Netanya, a Mediterranean resort city in Israel.
A group of scientists found and killed a 17-foot Burmese python at the Big Cypress National Preserve in the Florida Everglades last week. The pythons, an invasive species overrunning the Everglades, pose a significant risk to local wildlife.
In a milestone for cosmological research, astronomers have announced that they will reveal on Wednesday the first-ever photographic image of a black hole.
A new and deadly fungus has quietly taken root in the urban centers of many developed nations and is resisting efforts to stop its spread, according to reports.
Norman was the world's Number 1 Official World Golf Rankings golfer for over 300 weeks in the 1980s and 1990s, winning 91 international tournaments. He is also known for establishing charities and charity events.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - A 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan on Thursday, the Chinese Seismological Bureau has said.
Californians are currently experiencing what scientists are referring to as an “earthquake drought,” and while that may sound like good news, it’s not. Experts are suggesting that Cali is now overdue for an earthquake with a magnitude greater than 7.0.
Canada is warming up at almost twice the rate as the rest of the world, according a new report commissioned by the Canadian Environment and Climate Change Department, painting a grim picture for the country’s environmental future.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has been registered off the coast of Mauritius on Monday, the data of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) showed.
Spring has officially sprung in Washington, DC, as the US capital’s collection of Yoshino cherry blossom trees reached an early peak bloom on April 1.
As states and nations increasingly seek to move away from fossil fuel-powered electricity generation, the US state of Florida is making a bold move for sustainable energy.
New evidence has been revealed that documents the strange nature of galaxies that contain little to no dark matter.