A landslide in the far north of Norway swept eight buildings into the sea on Wednesday; a local has captured the destruction in a dramatic video.
China on Tuesday revealed that it had successfully completed the first high-precision airborne gravity survey of Mount Everest, also known as Mount Qomolangma - the Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas - and surroundings areas.
The sun came out of its slumber and unleashed its strongest flare since October 2017 on Friday.
The Danish plan to dump what corresponds to nearly 200 swimming pools of untreated sewage into the Øresund Strait has caused bad blood between the neighbours.
Miami, Florida, received half a foot of rain Tuesday evening, prompting the US National Weather Service (NWS) to issue flash flood warnings for the Northern Miami-Dade and Southern Broward counties as water poured into the streets.
While the tiny creatures are completely harmless for humans, they might become a major problem for plants and trees across the land because the eggs the insects are laying will destroy numerous branches and vines.
There is a link between COVID-19 and increased global warming due to the rarely-discussed phenomenon of “aerosol masking,” Guy McPherson, scientist and professor emeritus of natural resources and ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Arizona, told Radio Sputnik’s Political Misfits Friday.
A flying object, believed to be space junk, was spotted some time Friday over central Victoria, a state in southeastern Australia.
Researchers note that cicada populations ordinarily emerge from the soil together during one particular year and then are absent for up to 17 years. The periodical insect army last emerged in 2003.
The international research team has proven that seawater can be used to protect people and equipment on oil platforms from thermal emissions caused by fire. This will help individuals escape from a fire when there is a lack of fresh water nearby. The research results were published in the International Journal of Thermal Sciences.
Japan’s Mount Fuji, a popular hiking location, will be closed this summer to prevent the spread of COVID-19, officials reported on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The 65th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, will be held in Rotterdam next year, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said in a statement.
A 54-year-old man in Santiago in Spain’s northwest Galicia region died Sunday after being stung by an Asian giant hornet.
Over the last week, many earthquakes have taken place along the Pacific Ocean coast in California, as well as in other countries and US states.
Extremely cold weather is expected over the weekend across the US Northeast and parts of New England, where some communities may even witness snow flurries making a grand appearance.
A new study published Friday in the Nature Partner Journal Climate and Atmospheric Science predicts that the global mean sea-level rise could reach more than 1 meter by the end of the century and more than 5 meters by 2300 if global emission targets are not met.
In addition to its ability to kill a human, the Asian giant hornet, or “murder hornet,” is a threat to the “agriculture and agricultural systems” of the US, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has warned.
Giant killer hornets over 5 centimetres long reside in the forests of East Asia and have killed up to 50 people a year in Japan alone, using a potent quarter-inch-long stinger that is capable of dissolving human flesh.
While the hornets' mandibles allow them to decimate a beehive in a matter of hours, their powerful venom and long stingers make these insects a credible, and possibly lethal, threat to humans as well.
In a statement Friday, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) revealed that the largest ozone layer hole ever recorded above the Arctic has now closed.