The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that east African countries facing desert locust swarms may have their food security further threatened, as international shipments of pesticides have been delayed due to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus.
New seismological data shows that isolation policies geared toward combating the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus are responsible for the recent reduction in seismic noise - allowing researchers to better detect earthquakes and other related events.
As sea surface temperatures continue to rise in the Gulf of Mexico, experts warn that the recent uptick may result in an increase of severe weather and storms over the next few months as tornado and hurricane seasons approach.
Citing the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has indefinitely suspended its own environmental regulations and will allow businesses to self-police amid the pandemic.
As the Antarctic ozone layer hole continues to recover, it is causing changes in atmospheric circulation, or the large-scale movement of air over Earth’s surface, a new study published in the journal Nature finds.
Viewers on social media, petrified by the footage posted on Twitter, claimed it was proof of biblical prophecies coming true, and cited references to the Bible.
East Antarctica’s Denman Glacier has retreated almost 3 miles in the past 22 years and, if completely thawed, would cause sea levels worldwide to rise by almost 5 feet.
As the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic sweeps across the globe, infecting tens of thousands of people, some scientists warn that the virus could be transmitted from humans to apes, a potentially lethal blow that could cause extinctions.
As the world continues to combat COVID-19 novel coronavirus, millions in Africa and the Middle East are expected to also be hit with the ever-worsening desert locust crisis, which experts say has the ability to grow at an unprecedented rate due to favorable breeding conditions triggered by climate change.
Washington, DC’s cherry blossoms have reached peak bloom, the US National Park Service announced Friday. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic also in full force, the pink and white blossoms won’t be getting a lot of visitors this year.
According to award-winning war correspondent Magda Gad, the world has finally followed Thunberg's advice and stopped flying and consuming and is ending capitalism, because the “right” people started to die.
Two suspected rhinoceros poachers were killed earlier this month in a shootout at the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in South Africa, according to Nomusa Dube-Ncube, who is the member of the KwaZulu-Natal province’s Executive Council responsible for economic development, tourism and environmental affairs.
February 2020 was the second-hottest February ever recorded, and the Northern Hemisphere winter months as a whole - December 2019 through February 2020 - were also the second-hottest in recorded history, according to a Friday report by scientists at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Expedition organizations announced Thursday that China has canceled permits to climb Mount Everest due to the COVID-19 outbreak, before the start of the spring climbing season.
An analysis by the Ice Sheet Mass Balance Intercomparison Exercise (IMBIE), an international collaboration of polar scientists, reveals that polar ice caps in Greenland and Anractica are melting six times faster than they were in the 1990s.
The teenage climate activist has been walking away from school to strike every Friday since August 2018, with only a few exceptions.
Using the United Kingdom’s Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) and NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, researchers have identified a new, star-forming galaxy known as NGC 8822.
An international team of researchers have discovered abundant amounts of Chlamydiae bacteria thriving in oxygen-devoid conditions in Arctic Ocean sediments. One known species of the bacteria, chlamydia trachomatis, can cause the common sexually transmitted infection chlamydia in humans, animals or even amoeba.
Scientists at the Australian National University (ANU) revealed in a statement Wednesday that they plan to develop a satellite to predict when bushfires could arise and how difficult they will be to contain.
A new study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change found that “ambient trends in shoreline dynamics” and “coastal recession driven by sea level rise” could almost wipe out half of the world’s beaches by the end of the century.