In June 2018, an international research team plans to start an investigation that could help to resolve one of the world’s most famous mysteries. By analyzing minute DNA samples, including urine and feces, in the water of the alleged monster’s lair in Scotland, they hope to track down this gigantic creature and document other unknown species.
Climate change passed an important milestone last month: April 2018 was the 400th month in a row in which global temperatures were warmer than the 20th century average, according to a new report by NOAA.
Fast forward to the year 2050 and parts of England, including London and South East may well be experiencing significant water supply shortages.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Exxon Mobil plans to reduce natural gas flaring by 25 percent and methane emissions by 15 percent in a bid to fight climate change, the US oil giant said in a press release on Wednesday.
A Finnish start-up's contribution to the noble cause of fighting plastic debris flooding the seas with two-piece swimsuits made of recycled waste, might be some of the hottest ones around.
This past weekend, a sinkhole developed on the White House’s North Lawn.
This weekend, lava poured from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island into the Pacific Ocean, resulting in the production of laze, or lava haze – the potentially deadly airborne chemical plume created when molten rock sizzles sea water.
The causes of the so-called "fast radio bursts" have long remained unknown and have been subject to much speculation.
Please McDonald’s (and every other fast-food joint): Take-away dinners will taste just the same using recyclable containers and our environmental impact will be significantly reduced.
A bitter dispute over bears in France's Pyrenees Mountains has intensified as farmers fear a new wave of bear attacks on their livestock.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three new cases of the Ebola viral disease were confirmed Friday in the northwestern city of Mbandaka in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the local health authority said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The health minister in DR Congo, Oly Ilunga, has confirmed 11 more cases of Ebola and one new death in Bikoro, in a new outbreak of this lethal infectious disease.
Researchers have detected new production of ozone-eating gas in eastern Asia, forbidden by an international treaty. They are calling for an investigation to identify the perpetrator and the precise location of the gas. Unless it’s stopped, recovery of Earth’s shield from damaging UV rays is in question.
Ash and smoke plumes from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano have reached up to 12,000 feet into the sky, prompting the evacuation of at least 2,000 residents.
Footage of the extremely close encounter has emerged on YouTube. A wild predatory cat played with a man, tickling the nerves of commentators.
New research reveals that worldwide tourism accounted for a staggering 8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions in 2013. In addition, tourism’s global carbon footprint increased from 3.9 to 4.5 gigatons of carbon dioxide between 2009 and 2013.
HONOLULU (Sputnik) – At least 26 homes have been destroyed by lava as ongoing eruptions from Kilauea volcano continue to threaten residents and property on Hawaii’s Big Island, the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency said Sunday.
Areas in Pakistan have now recorded the hottest April day ever as temperatures soared to a scorching 50.2°C on Monday.
Europe’s biggest insurer will soon cease insuring coal-fired power plants and phase out investment into fossil fuel-burning power generation.
Carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere, which contributes heavily to human-induced global warming, is now at its highest level in the past 800,000 years, according to scientists.
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