• Seismogram at Weston Observatory
    Last update: 23:15 27.07.2019
    23:15 27.07.2019

    Strong Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Near South Coast of Japan's Honshu Island - EMSC

    There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage as a result of the quake.

  • Smoke Vortex
    Last update: 14:36 27.07.2019
    14:36 27.07.2019

    Monstrous Smoke Vortex Created by Massive Wildfires in Arctic Spotted From Space (Photos)

    This July has been one of the hottest months ever registered in human history, with new temperature records hitting several European countries.

  • Seismograph
    Last update: 06:14 27.07.2019
    06:14 27.07.2019

    At Least 8 People Killed, 12 Injured Due to Twin Earthquakes in North Philippines- Reports

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Earlier on Saturday, media reported that at least five people had been killed and 12 injured in the two earthquakes that occurred near the northern islands of the Philippines during the night.

  • Harrison Duran, a fifth-year biology student, discovered a Triceratops skull during a paleontology dig in North Dakota
    Last update: 00:19 26.07.2019
    00:19 26.07.2019

    US Student Discovers 65 Million-Year-Old Triceratops Skull in North Dakota (Photo)

    A paleontology dig proved to be a major success for an undergrad college student after he uncovered the partial skull of a Triceratops that roamed during the Cretaceous period, the longest portion of the Mesozoic Era.

  • Pink Salmon
    Last update: 10:58 25.07.2019
    10:58 25.07.2019

    Norway Battling 'Russian Invasion' of Salmon, Fishermen Urged to Kill 'Occupiers'

    While the the mythical “Russian invasion”, widely debated by the Scandinavian press and politicians alike, has yet to materialise, Norway is already seriously fighting invaders from the East in its waters.

  • Marsh Clubmoss Lycopodiella inundata (Lycopodiaceae)
    Last update: 11:23 24.07.2019
    11:23 24.07.2019

    Sweden Revealed as Possible Cradle of World's Flora

    The assumption is that ash from a prehistoric volcano near present-day Sweden created soil for the first land vegetation to grow in.

  • Intact Renaissance Shipwreck in the Baltic
    Last update: 09:49 24.07.2019
    09:49 24.07.2019

    Enigmatic Ship Found on Baltic Sea Bottom (Video)

    The uniquely well-preserved find dating back to the Renaissance, the time of Christopher Columbus and Leonardo da Vinci, has been described by archaeologists as “a game changer”.

  • Satellite Images Show California Quake Shattering Desert Floor
    Last update: 21:57 23.07.2019
    21:57 23.07.2019

    ‘Dramatic’ Satellite Images Show California Quake Shattering Desert Floor (Photos)

    Recently-released satellite images show the Earth’s tectonic plates sliding against each other during the powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake that caused a fissure within the Little Lake fault zone in Southern California’s Indian Wells Valley area on July 5.

  • Forest fire
    Last update: 20:08 23.07.2019
    20:08 23.07.2019

    Out of Control Arctic Wildfires Burning at Rate Unseen in at Least 10,000 Years, Scientists Warn

    Satellite images of the fires, raging across wide swathes of Alaska, northern Canada, Greenland and northern Russia, show the destruction of forests not thought to have burned this intensely for thousands of years.

  • Collected grapes are seen with a pair of secateur in a box at the Domaine Pinson vineyard during the Chablis wine harvest in Chablis, France, September 5, 2017.
    Last update: 00:27 20.07.2019
    00:27 20.07.2019

    French Wine Production Suffers Due to ‘Unfavorable Weather Conditions’

    Wine production in France may decrease by as much as 13% this year due to bad weather conditions affecting vineyards, the country’s farm ministry announced Friday.

  • A boy plays in a fountain to cool off as temperatures approach 100 degrees Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo.
    Last update: 22:01 19.07.2019
    22:01 19.07.2019

    Nearly 200 Million Across US Facing ‘Dangerous Summer Heat Wave’ (Photos, Videos)

    A brutal heat wave is spreading across the eastern two-thirds of the US, bringing dangerously high temperatures to around 190 million Americans from Texas and Oklahoma northeastward to Maine.

  • Indian flood affected women transport drinking water on a boat in Burha Burhi village
    Last update: 08:50 19.07.2019
    08:50 19.07.2019

    Weatherman Issues Red Alert in Southern Kerala as India’s Flood Toll Rises to Over 100

    New Delhi (Sputinik): The flood situation in several regions of India remains grim, as the national weather forecasting agency has warned of heavy rain in some parts of Southern India.

  • A woman drinks water during sunset, as a heatwave
    Last update: 22:00 18.07.2019
    22:00 18.07.2019

    ‘Dangerous Heat Wave’: Blackouts Feared as Brutal Temps Expected in Central, Eastern US (Photos, Videos)

    A brutal heat wave is expected to peak this weekend in the central and eastern US, including New York City, Washington, DC, and Chicago, and could even result in power outages as the demand on air conditioners increases.

  • Swedish teenager and environmental activist Greta Thunberg speaks during a Fridays for Future rally, in Rome, Friday, April 19, 2019. Thunberg was in Rome to headline Friday's school strike, the growing worldwide youth movement she spearheaded, demanding faster action against climate change.
    Last update: 10:08 18.07.2019
    10:08 18.07.2019

    Swedish 'Climate Prophet' Greta Thunberg Irks Brits by Claiming UK Does 'More Harm Than Good'

    The 16-year-old Nobel Peace Prize nominee, who has amassed a following of millions around the globe, has claimed that children have a better understanding of climate change than adults.

  • In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017, file photo, plumes of steam drift from the cooling tower of FirstEnergy Corp.'s Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio.
    Last update: 03:59 18.07.2019
    03:59 18.07.2019

    ‘Renewable Energy is Our Future’: Ohio Bill Would Save Nuclear at Cost of Green Technology

    Following a Wednesday vote in the Ohio State Senate, it would appear the bankrupt FirstEnergy Solutions and its two nuclear power reactors are on track remain open, preserve jobs and more than likely kill off the possibility of renewable energy as an option for the state.

  • Brave Volunteer Removes Tire From Helpless Sea Lion’s Neck
    Last update: 00:30 18.07.2019
    00:30 18.07.2019

    Brave Volunteer Removes Tire From Helpless Sea Lion’s Neck

    A rough rescue attempt with a happy ending!

  • Iceland road
    Last update: 15:07 17.07.2019
    15:07 17.07.2019

    Iceland Poised to Regrow Woods Hacked Out by Vikings

    Iceland's forests, today nothing but a memory, were razed by Vikings to build homes and make way for grazing pastures. Today, the island nation is considered Europe's least forested, a situation it adamantly seeks to reverse.

  • The mushroom cloud from Ivy Mike (codename given to the test) rises above the Pacific Ocean over the Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands on November 1, 1952 at 7:15 am (local time)
    Last update: 01:04 17.07.2019
    01:04 17.07.2019

    ‘Significant Levels’ of Radioactive Elements Remain on US Nuke Sites in Marshall Islands

    Over half a century after the US government ceased nuclear weapons tests there, several of the Marshall Islands are still too radioactive for humans to live on, according to a new report by researchers at Columbia University.

  • Ship
    Last update: 12:33 16.07.2019
    12:33 16.07.2019

    Six Medieval Ships Unearthed in 'Archaeological Adventure' in Norwegian Capital (Photos)

    The finds are in fantastic condition, given that they are at least 500 years old, archaeologists say.

  • Barry Williams talks to a friend on his smartphone as he wades through storm surge from Lake Pontchartrain on Lakeshore Drive in Mandeville, La., as Hurricane Barry approaches Saturday, July 13, 2019.  After briefly becoming a Category 1 hurricane, the system quickly weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall near Intracoastal City, Louisiana, about 160 miles (257km) west of New Orleans, with its winds falling to 70 mph (112km), the National Hurricane Center said.  (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)
    Last update: 21:57 15.07.2019
    21:57 15.07.2019

    Barry Creates ‘Dangerous’ Flooding Across Parts of US South (Photos, Videos)

    Category 1 Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana with 75 mph winds when it made landfall Saturday but quickly weakened into a tropical depression. However, parts of the state were still inundated with massive flooding, while power was knocked out for more than 150,000 people.