Ecuador’s authorities said on Saturday that over 30 people had been killed by powerful floods since the beginning of 2017, media reported.
Responding to an alarming rise in science denial in the West, hundreds of thousands of people in more than 600 cities around the globe are celebrating the use of science as the way to view the physical and natural world when formulating global policy.
Russian scientists have simulated the Earth’s collision with a one-kilometer-wide (0.6 mile) asteroid and created a model of the catastrophic consequences this could have on our planet.
Vladimir Putin approved a national environmental safety strategy until 2025.
As glaciers disappear on our increasingly warm planet, the rivers fed by their meltwater are affected as well, sometimes dramatically altering the landscape, as the remarkable shift of a Canadian river has just illustrated.
The majestic giraffes of Africa are in trouble, and environmental groups have lodged a formal request with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to reclassify the animals as an endangered species before the iconic long-necks undergo a “silent extinction.”
The death toll from the landslides that occurred in the city of Manizales in Colombia now stands at over a dozen.
If you live in the Earth’s Northern Hemisphere, you may be able to observe shooting stars streaking across the night sky in the season’s second big light show, as the annual Lyrid meteor shower is now in full swing.
It seems that everywhere people go, trash is left behind. Space, it turns out, is no exception, as recent reports point to a growing problem with dangerous manmade bits orbiting the Earth at extremely high speeds.
A wetter climate was responsible for the extinction of woolly mammoths, saber-toothed cats and other large animals at the end of the last Ice Age, according to a new study.
Donald Trump has signed into law a new bill reauthorizing the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s tsunami warning and weather research programs.
The death toll of the powerful floods in Peru that occurred in most country's regions has reached 113, with around 400 people having been injured, the country’s emergencies authorities said.
Susie Polston, a resident of the town of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, awoke in the wee hours on Easter Sunday to find a nearly 10-foot, 300-pound alligator reclining on the second-story porch of her home.
An Arizona photographer’s Facebook post is going viral, after he claimed to have seen UFOs while driving home last week.
Plans by private space explorers to launch "mega constellations" of thousands of communications satellites to allow for global wireless services could lead to a rise in collisions and buildup of dangerous space junk in Earth's orbit, a study has warned, suggesting corporate interest in space is perhaps somewhat sky high.
A new study suggests that actions must be taken now to limit the effects of global warming, as humanity has just ten years to begin the process of balancing out Earth’s climate. It’s a warning brought home by just-released reports showing that March was the second-hottest month since record keeping began.
A new report from an Austrian team of glaciologists has found that 87 of the 90 monitored glaciers in the Austrian Alps retreated in 2016, continuing a trend that they say will end in the near-total obliteration of the Alpine glaciers by 2100.
A British Petroleum (BP) oil and gas well in Northern Alaska blew out on Friday morning and spewed its contents into the air through the weekend, as the company was unable to put a stop to the leak due to severe weather conditions.
A team of NASA researchers have snapped a photo of the long crack in the Petermann Glacier along the northern coast of Greenland. There is a chance that the new crack could meet an older one and split off an ice island twice the size of Manhattan.
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