Hurricane Dorian slammed the Bahamas over the weekend as a Category 5 storm, spilling 30 inches of rain and devastating the islands. Many Bahamians are fearful there will be a lack of international aid for recovery following the storm, and experts warn such storms could become more frequent in the Global South.
Category 2 Hurricane Dorian has nearly passed Florida and continues toward Georgia and the Carolinas on Wednesday after devastating the Bahamas over the weekend and killing at least seven people.
People may like wild beasts, but mainly from a safe distance since they can pose a threat to both them and their pets. It's a good thing that after meals predators are way too lazy to do anything.
An ever-expanding pool of water inside a crater at the summit of Hawaii’s Kīlauea volcano has baffled scientists for over a month and is the subject of a number of theories about the liquid’s origin and what it may mean for the volcano and active crater.
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) recently formally recognized that climate change is a health emergency, joining other medical groups, including the American Medical Association, the British Medical Association and Doctors for the Environment Australia, which have also warned of the disastrous effects of climate change on human health.
Hurricane Dorian, now a Category 2 storm with sustained winds of 110 mph, began moving up the southeast coast of the US Tuesday, after slamming the Bahamas over the weekend as a Category 5 hurricane and spilling 30 inches of rain.
Despite her international stardom, Greta Thunberg's confirmed diagnoses of autism, Asperger's, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and selective mutism continue to haunt her profile.
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY (Sputnik) - The Shiveluch volcano, located in Russia’s Kamchatka Territory, spewed a column of ash 5.5 kilometers (3.4 miles) above sea level into the sky on Tuesday morning, the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team said.
The last time a natural cataclysm wiped out a species occurred 66 million years ago when an asteroid presumably ended the era of dinosaurs. It was not the first catastrophe of this magnitude but the fifth. An Australian scientist predicts that a new death wave could occur.
According to the American Meteor Society, which received about 70 reports relating to the incident, the object was likely a bolide, a very bright meteor that usually explodes in the atmosphere, producing as much light as a full moon.
The “stadium effect” is a natural phenomenon in which clouds in the eye of an especially powerful storm curve, like stadium tribunes collapsing under their own weight.
The city’s geographical location apparently makes Alexandria especially susceptible to the threat posed by rising sea levels.
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has classified a piece of rapidly approaching foul 'space weather' as a G2, the second-lowest on the G1-G5 scale of geomagnetic storms. But there is a possibility that highly-charged particles contained in the solar wind may cause electric disturbances on affected areas of our planet, the ABC57 broadcaster reported.
Residents in Florida are scrambling to prepare for Hurricane Dorian, which is expected to make landfall in the state as a Category 4 hurricane with 140 mph winds as soon as Sunday.
A couple of years ago, researchers from the University of Central Florida's Turtle Lab shared photos of a baby loggerhead turtle with two heads which they said was “alive” when they found it.
Pornhub vice president Corey Price says that ocean pollution has become one of the “most significant issues of our lifetime,” and something that the online porn provider can no longer ignore.
New Delhi (Sputnik): A large number of people in India's financial hub Mumbai are up in arms after learning that the local authority has given the green light to plans to fell thousands of trees in a city that is already regarded as a concrete jungle.
Earth could see a decline in fish stocks, a 100-fold increase in the destruction caused by superstorms and millions of people displaced due to rising sea levels, a 900-page draft report by the United Nations allegedly warns.
After Hurricane Dorian struck the Virgin Islands Wednesday, Florida is bracing itself for the storm, which is forecast to hit the state as a Category 4 hurricane over the weekend, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned Thursday. As a result, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has extended the state of emergency to the entire state.
Ten Democratic candidates are expected to hit the stage in September for the third Democratic National Convention-sanctioned debate in Houston, Texas, following the committee deadline. However, the DNC is receiving pushback from the public and politicians for its inner workings and seemingly shady requirements for eligibility.