Scientists at Stanford University in California say they have found lithium – which can be used for batteries – in supervolcanoes. The lead author of the report, Tom Benson, said the discovery could be great news for "clean, green energy."
Danish archaeologists have discovered a previously unknown Viking ring fortress built in the late 10th century. Its unusual architecture has forced the scientists to marvel at how technologically advanced the society was that created it.
A study by a group of scientists in the United Kingdom confirmed that pesticides coating the seeds of the world’s most popular crops, like canola, corn and soybeans, are slowly killing bumblebees in Europe, North America and Asia, ZME Science reported.
A huge fire encompassing some 15,000 square meters broke out in Moscow Wednesday night, the local Emergency Ministry department reported.
Discovered on East Beach in Westerly, Rhode Island, a mysterious metal starfish-like gadget found about 10 feet from the shoreline has, unsurprisingly, left many concerned about what it could be.
Geologists from Edinburgh University discovered almost a hundred previously unknown volcanoes beneath the ice cover of Antarctica. Dr. Robert Bingham, one of the authors of a new study, told Radio Sputnik whether the newly detected spitfire mountains are active and what impact the volcanic eruption would have for the continent.
Health officials are desperately trying to stop the spread of a "Japanese fungus" which is resistant to drugs. Public Health England said it had spread to 55 hospitals across the UK.
The British Petroleum oil and gas company is putting a unique coral reef in the mouth of the Amazon river at risk by planning to use a chemical that may kill off corals to tackle consequences of a possible oil spill in the area, Greenpeace's Energydesk said on Tuesday.
A report by USGS says that a 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit the city of Abepura in Papua province, eastern Indonesia.
Israel to provide assistance to the government of Sierra Leone and local residents in the wake of deadly and devastating landslides.
Maps are often fascinating documents, but it's rare they tell a story all of their own - although collaborative movement Guerrilla Cartography is determined to change that, in perpetuity. The group's founder has told Sputnik how they intend to do it, and why.
A new study has uncovered almost one hundred previously unknown volcanoes hidden under the ice in Antarctica, which puts the icy continent on par with Eastern Africa and North America, the former known to house the largest volcano grouping on the planet.
A powerful earthquake hit off the southwest coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
Released Thursday by the American Meteorological Society, the latest State of the Climate report confirms 2016 was in fact the warmest year in the last 137 years worth of recordkeeping.
Air samples from the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington State have revealed that radioactive plutonium and americium particles that may have leaked out during a demolition of a contaminated building on the grounds of the former plutonium processing complex.
China has closed dozens of mineral extraction projects in natural reserves located in the northwestern part of the country in a bid to protect the wildlife, including endangered species of camels, local media reported on Friday.
Experts want the government to reconsider diverting water from Tibet to parched northern regions, but disagreements remain strong due to the huge cost and possible environmental damage.
After a storm flooded parts of New Orleans and revealed the weaknesses of the city’s drainage pumping system, countless residents have complained about the city’s failure. Workers for the city’s Sewerage and Water Board may be out of a job after the office lied to residents about the drainage system.
On June 5, also known as World Environment Day, Costa Rica announced its dream to lead the world’s first initiative to eradicate single-use plastics by 2021. The country’s ambitious goal is to replace products like plastic bags, straws, containers and coffee stirrers with renewable materials, reported EcoWatch.
It is not just sharks you have to worry about in Australia. A teenager came out of the sea after going for a paddle off a beach in Victoria with his legs covered in blood after they were feasted upon by a shoal of "sea lice."
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