A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit Yunnan Province in southwestern China.
Scientists next month are heading into northern Australia to hunt for an extinct animal: the Tasmanian tiger.
The updated version of the International Cloud Atlas contains several new additions, including one awesome cloud formation that seems to make the sky fall in.
The World Meteorological Organization has issued a report on the state of global climate, which warns the Earth has reached the stage by which scientists can no longer fully understand its environmental conditions - humankind has, the Organization believes, now stepped into truly "uncharted territory" in respect of climate.
The European Parliament lawmakers called on European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to investigate allegations of Monsanto falsifying reports on the safety of a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant - glyphosate, and take action if violations are found, the statement issued on Friday said.
A new report from the United Nations says that in the year 2040, 600 million of the world’s children will live in areas with severe water shortages.
The mess was accidentally released into the New York waterway on Wednesday, according to the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).
The two primary causes for record low levels in both the Arctic and Antarctica reported by NASA were a low September minimum sea ice extent followed by a very warm winter.
Scientists believe the classification of two major dinosaur groups has been wrong for over a century, a finding as seismic as discovering cats are actually dogs – just the latest breakthrough that has revolutionized human study and understanding of dinosaurs.
Whereas biofuel is often touted as the "greenest" solution to the Earth's climate woes, such as global warming, many experts find it at least as damaging to the environment as ordinary fuel. Another characteristic worth considering is the ethical aspect of using food as fuel.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has reported record carbon dioxide levels in 2016, over the 400 parts per million (ppm) threshold for the second year in a row.
For the first time ever, a wild bee has been added to the list of protected species by the United States government.
California is no stranger to temblors, but a new twist on the big shake now adds the risk of drowning, as the Los Angeles shoreline could sink up to three feet in a significant seismic event.
Oil-rich Norway, which in many parts of the world emerged as the champion of wildlife preservation, is threatening to cut its support of the Amazon rainforest amid Brazil's defiant underperformance and wide-spreading deforestation.
The US Geological Survey reported that a 5.5-magnitude earthquake had hit the Indonesian island of Bali.
Dutch and Brazilian researchers have published new findings claiming that the Amazon River formed between 9 and 9.4 million years ago.
Following a 2016 marked by record temperatures and extreme weather events, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has issued a new report claiming that the inhabitants of Earth are entering “truly uncharted territory” of climatic instability.
A team of researchers led by the University of Manchester in Britain are set to begin tests that could reveal some of the mysteries of turbulence.
The number of Democrats in the United States concerned about global warming has surged to 66 percent in 2017, up nine percent from the previous year, a new poll out Friday has found.
The Great Barrier Reef is on its deathbed, according to the cover of the March 15 edition of the journal Nature. Another coral bleaching event is occurring, the first time on record that two such events have occurred in successive years.
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