Reports say it took the fishermen several hours to pull the net onboard as the shark weighed a ton.
The sinking of the Titanic is one of the world's worst cruise ship disasters in history. The tragedy claimed the lives of 1,500 people.
In an effort to cut down on waste left on Mount Everest and the surrounding area, lawmakers in Nepal’s tourist-heavy rural region of Khumbu Pasang Lhamu have passed legislation banning all single-use plastics.
Residents of Brazil’s populous São Paulo municipality saw their daytime skies suddenly turn to night on Monday, leaving many wondering whether they were at the doorsteps of an apocalyptic conflict.
The US capital got hit with intense storms Tuesday evening amid broiling summer heat and humidity. Some areas of Washington, DC, reported large hail, strong winds and up to an inch of rain in less than an hour.
More than half a billion bees have died in Brazil over the last three months. The cause? Harmful pesticides, according to researchers.
Parts of the Indiana Dunes National Park, including some beaches, have been closed after a steel plant’s recent chemical spill sent cyanide and ammonia into the east branch of the Little Calumet River, near Lake Michigan.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian researchers have developed a device that can detect heart disease with high speed, sensitivity, and reliability, a media report said.
New Delhi (Sputnik): With heavy downpour battering several parts of northern India in the last few days, as many as 58 people have died, forcing the authorities to issue a flood alert on Tuesday. Also, over 10,000 people have been evacuated in India’s national capital as a precautionary step.
People gathered Sunday in Borgarfjörður, Iceland, a fjord in the west of island nation near the town of Borgarnes, to mourn the loss of Okjokull (Ok), an Icelandic glacier no longer thick enough to be considered a glacier.
The restorations of the gothic masterpiece that was nearly destroyed by the fire that erupted on the Notre-Dame de Paris’s roof on 15 April 2019 were underway following Emmanuel Macron’s promise to conclude the reconstruction within five years, until they were recently interrupted after dangers of lead contamination were disclosed.
As heat waves are setting all-time temperature records across the globe, climate change is making the world warmer and heightening the threat of devastating fires, claim scientists, urging the need to study atmospheric effects of such conflagrations.
Great amounts of plastic fragments and fibers were found in ice floes in the Fram Strait, the passage between Greenland and the Norwegian Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances.
Pythons are famous for being able to swallow victims much larger than themselves, but it is quite rare to be able to record on camera the moment when a python’s fully-grown prey is not only swallowed but then also regurgitated.
A measles-like virus that affects marine animals caused the death of at least 40 dolphins on Tuscan beaches in Italy this year.
It’s official: July was the hottest month on record for our planet Earth, with the average global temperature being slightly above 62 degrees Fahrenheit last month.
The earthquakes that struck California last month caused more than $5 billion worth of damage to Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, a large military installation located in China Lake, California, approximately three miles north of Ridgecrest, which was severely affected by the tremors.
Jackson Hepner was playing in a creek bed near The Inn at Honey Run in Millersburg, Ohio, in July when he found a fossilized tooth from a woolly mammoth, an extinct cousin of the modern elephant.
Rainwater samples collected from the Colorado Front Range contained not just soil and mineral particles, as one would expect, but multicolored microscopic plastic fibers, according to a new study titled “It is Raining Plastic” by the US Geological Survey (USGS) and the US Department of the Interior.
There was enough unstable, warm, moist air in the Earth’s upper latitudes over the weekend to produce thunderstorms above the Arctic Circle, including lightning bolts that struck the surface within 300 miles of the North Pole. That’s not unprecedented, but it is rare, and the conditions that enabled it are a product of climate change.