For almost a decade, British environmentalist Rosemary Mason has been writing open letters and reports to media outlets and officials in the US, UK and Europe to question their decisions on pesticides, exposing perceived conflicts of interest in regulatory processes surrounding glyphosate and other agrochemicals.
The hot exoplanet is located at such a close distance to its host star that, according to current models of planet formation, it should not even exist. However, at least 337 out of all discovered exoplanets are, in fact, hot gas giants that are believed to have been formed at a distance from their planetary system.
Scientists and conservationists have warned that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef could experience its third coral bleaching outbreak in the last five years if ocean temperatures do not decrease in the next couple of weeks.
A new study by a team of international scientists reveals that removing carbon from the atmosphere is the only way to slow down the irreversible mass melting of Antarctic ice.
Virtually all videos by mysterious rapper 1.Cuz, who always performs in a face mask, deal almost exclusively with gang-related crime and drug trafficking.
According to scientists from the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, this is the first new tyrannosaur found in Canada in 50 years and one of the oldest tyrannosaur species ever found in North America.
Scientists in Antarctica announced Thursday that they have observed a new record temperature of 20.75 degrees Celsius on the continent.
Artist Shane Balkowitsch's plans to make a 210 cm tall mural of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg in the capital of North Dakota, Bismarck, were previously put on ice following social media threats of boycotts and possible vandalism.
After months of hundreds of dangerous bushfires ravaging Australia, firefighters in New South Wales (NSW) revealed Thursday that heavy rains over the past week have helped contain all of the fires in the state.
Australia's Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment on Tuesday announced it has identified 113 species that require “emergency intervention” due to the dangerous bushfires that have ravaged the country since September.
With heavy rain pounding the US Deep South and delaying local school openings, residents will see little respite as more rainfall and thunderstorms are expected to arrive this week.
A recent expedition to Antarctica has made an alarming discovery: the number of chinstrap penguins is declining drastically, with some colonies seeing a 77% reduction in size since they were last observed in 1971.
A new kind of tyrannosaur, dubbed the "reaper of death", was unearthed in the Canadian province of Alberta. Scientists have claimed that the new species of ancient animal is the oldest discovered in Canada.
The United Nations has called on the international community to be swift and free-handed with assistance to Africa’s desert locust-stricken countries before the infestation becomes unmanageable.
Seventeen-year-old schoolgirl Greta Thunberg, who is widely seen as a climate guru, has called the Sami and other indigenous people “the front line” arguing they possess a special wisdom about the future that the world must listen to.
A new study published Friday in the journal Science reveals that bumblebee populations in Europe and North America are rapidly declining due to hotter and more frequent extreme temperatures.
The UN’s weather agency on Friday announced that an Argentine research station thermometer at the Antarctic Peninsula had recorded a temperature of 18.3 degrees Celsius, a reading that, if officially confirmed, would surpass the previous record by 0.8 degrees Celsius.
A Washington, DC-based environmental nonprofit organization is accusing a total of 10 US oil refineries of grossly contributing to higher cancer rates last year by exceeding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) standards for benzene concentrations within facility perimeters.
Severe storms are pounding several states across the Southern and Southeastern US, forcing many residents to seek shelter as tornado warnings have taken effect Thursday.
The media's almost undivided attention to the celebrated teenage climate activist and her environmentalist cause hasn't spawned many of Greta Thunberg's namesakes in her home country. By contrast, the popularity of her name hit its lowest point in a decade.