The 160-mile-long Garlock fault that runs northeast-southwest along the Mojave Desert in Southern California has begun moving for the first time on record, according to a study published Thursday by Caltech scientists and based on new satellite radar images.
Norway’s first F-35 fighter jets landed at Ørland in 2017. By 2030, the fleet is expected to number 52, replacing Norway's current fleet of 57 F-16s.
A new study published this month by researchers at the University of Warwick found that air pollution has detrimental effects on human memory and can even cause the human brain to age a whole decade.
The magnitude 4.8 earthquake that rocked Central California near Tres Pinos Tuesday afternoon appears to have occurred along a section of the San Andreas Fault, called the “creeping section,” which is not historically known for producing earthquakes.
New Delhi (Sputnik) People in the Indian national capital breathed the cleanest air in five years for a day, after the Dussehra festival when effigies of the mythological demon king Ravana are burnt across India.
Thousands of eco-activists are currently participating in an "international rebellion" movement that began on 7 October, calling on governments around the world to take action on the climate crisis.
The Saddleridge Fire, which quickly spread through northern Los Angeles Thursday night, forced around 100,000 people to evacuate their southern California homes.
An October snowstorm, dubbed Winter Storm Aubrey, brought blizzard conditions to the US’ northern Great Plains and Midwest regions Thursday.
The fact that pigs haven’t been spotted using tools, like some other wild species out there, might stem from the fact that wild pigs aren’t particularly well studied.
16-year-old Greta Thunberg has already won a plethora of awards, including this year's Right Livelihood, also known as the “Alternative Nobel”.
The Swiss astronomer Didier Queloz and his fellow astrophysicist Michel Mayor were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics on 8 October “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star” alongside Canadian-American physicist James Peebles, who received the prestigious prize for "theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology."
A new study published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience found that higher-than-usual temperatures above the South Pole caused by Antarctic vortex-weakening are likely to trigger “fire-conducive weather across subtropical eastern Australia.”
Increasing the weight of a pig can bring only short-term benefits; moreover, such an approach is contrary to general norms, said Ren Shouwen, a researcher in the Animal Husbandry Institute at the Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Nanjing, China.
Recent findings have indicated that Icelandic walrus disappeared from Iceland at some point during the 13th century, shortly after the arrival of the Vikings.
In 2016, when Greta Thunberg was only 12 and her family contacted national broadcaster SVT with a TV series suggestion about her environmental commitment, SVT rejected the idea, only to regret it bitterly.
This year is on course to break the record when it comes to the number spacewalks outside the International Space Station. Four more spacewalks are expected this month, including an all-female one slated for 21 October.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – An attack on the Transandino pipeline in Colombia has caused an oil spill that is contaminating the Guamues River, Colombia’s oil giant Ecopetrol has announced.
The picturesque Russian region of Altai has over 7,000 lakes, snow-capped mountains – including Siberia’s highest peak (Mt Belukha, 4,506 metres) – dark woodlands, rivers, bears, wolves, and even snow leopards.
Last month was the warmest September on record, “virtually on a par with September 2016,” according to the Copernicus Climate Change Service, which is part of the European Union’s Earth Observation Programme.
Businesses such as SeaWorld and Loro Parque may see decreases in revenue following travel site TripAdvisor’s latest animal welfare policy update, which seeks to curb commercial profits from whale and dolphin captivity.