Australian authorities announced Friday that they are working to protect water plants, pumping stations, pipes and other water infrastructure surrounding the city of Sydney, which have been threatened by hundreds of hazardous bushfires in the country.
At least 15 “destructive weather events” caused by climate change took place over the last year, causing more than $1 billion worth of damage each, according to a report released this month by relief and development agency Christian Aid.
Citizens in the United Arab Emirates are waiting anxiously to observe the solar eclipse that takes place on 26 December.
According to Save the Rhino, an organisation that is dedicated to preserving rhinoceroses, around 5,000 black rhinos are left in the world, with almost all of them living in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Namibia.
New Zealand police on Tuesday announced that they had terminated the search for the bodies of two people who went missing following the deadly volcanic eruption that took place on December 9 on the country’s White Island.
A witness said she feared for her life and that of her two young daughters who were screaming inside the suburban house, thinking it was going to fly away like in the American musical fantasy film 'The Wizard of Oz.
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg recently brought her global message of quickly addressing climate change, campaigning throughout the world and calling for governments to immediately take action.
The discovery was made by Professor Steve Simpson, a marine biologist, bioacoustics and fish ecology expert at the University of Exeter, in the United Kingdom, using high-quality underwater recording equipment at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium.
According to Finance Market and Housing Minister Per Bolund, this step will help Sweden become “the world's first fossil-free welfare state”. At present, though, the country is home to 4.7 million cars, and fewer than 100,000 are electric.
Scientists at Moscow State University of Psychology and Education (MSUPE) have investigated the relations between the life path characteristics of people with different personality types and the development of cardiovascular diseases in elderly people.
The US state of Nevada is requesting a judge reject the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) motion for dismissal of a state lawsuit which accuses the federal government of conducting a “secret plutonium smuggling operation” that violates environmental laws and subverts states’ oversight powers.
As the height of rush hour began Wednesday afternoon in the New York tri-state area, local residents were hit with a sudden weather event known as a snow squall, which is characterized as a brief but powerful blast of heavy snow accompanied by strong wind gusts.
Australia experienced its hottest day ever recorded on Tuesday, and temperatures are expected to continue to spike as the country faces hundreds of bushfires that have caused extremely hazardous air conditions.
The Komsomolets sank 7 April 1989, after catching fire southwest of Bjørnøya in the Norwegian Sea. During the heroic attempts to extinguish the fire and save the reactor, and the ensuing ordeal in icy waters, 42 lives were lost, in one of the biggest tragedies in the history of the Soviet Navy.
What is believed to be the first ever single-use cup in history will be displayed at the British Museum in London later this month as part of its “Rubbish and Us” display.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Last month our planet experienced its second hottest November in recorded history, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said in a press release on Monday.
Stephanie Grisham, White House Press Secretary and First Lady Melania Trump’s communication aide, has come to the defense of her and her husband, US President Donald Trump, after 45’s tweets toward 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg made many question the legitimacy of FLOTUS’ anti-cyberbullying campaign.
A new study published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that Indonesia’s glaciers on a mountain range in the country’s Papua region are expected to melt and disappear within a decade.
According to experts, so-called 'sun dogs' are more likely to occur when the sun is lower on the horizon in January, April, August and October.
Russian astrophysicist Gennady Bisnovatyi-Kogan, Chief Researcher at Space Research Institute of RAS, has achieved significant progress in the possibility of testing the “Zeldovich pancakes” model, which describes the formation of the Universe.