Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth Asteroid-bound spacecraft slingshots past Earth
Scientists believe diamonds are under Earth's surface Scientists believe diamonds are under Earth's surface
Life on Earth evolved earlier than previously thought, study says Life on Earth evolved earlier than previously thought, study says
'Slow earthquakes' on San Andreas Fault raise risks of massive quakes 'Slow earthquakes' on San Andreas Fault raise risks of massive quakes
Study shows why Greenland glaciers melt at different speeds Study shows why Greenland glaciers melt at different speeds
Earth's rivers cover 44 percent more land than recognized Earth's rivers cover 44 percent more land than recognized
Large ice canyons uncovered in Antarctica Large ice canyons uncovered in Antarctica
Great Barrier Reef may be on its sixth near-death experience, study reports Great Barrier Reef may be on its sixth near-death experience, study reports
Antarctica steadily rising over time, study reports Antarctica steadily rising over time, study reports
Global tourism leaves a huge carbon footprint, study reports Global tourism leaves a huge carbon footprint, study reports
Greenland ice steam has long been susceptible to climate change, study reports Greenland ice steam has long been susceptible to climate change, study reports
New NASA satellite will track ice melt on Earth New NASA satellite will track ice melt on Earth
Ocean circulation is the weakest it's been in 1,500 years Ocean circulation is the weakest it's been in 1,500 years
NASA map reveals Earth's aerosols NASA map reveals Earth's aerosols
CO2 surplus may have helped early civilizations CO2 surplus may have helped early civilizations
Shifting ocean circulation may have ended last ice age Shifting ocean circulation may have ended last ice age
Arctic permafrost thawing at unprecedented rate Arctic permafrost thawing at unprecedented rate
Human activity influences global water supply Human activity influences global water supply
Ocean map reveals dwindling wilderness Ocean map reveals dwindling wilderness
New current found off of Madagascar's coast New current found off of Madagascar's coast
Geologists determine new classification of our time in Earth's history Geologists determine new classification of our time in Earth's history
Rampant global warming could lead to 'hothouse Earth' Rampant global warming could lead to 'hothouse Earth'
Blue diamonds form deep beneath the Earth, study reports Blue diamonds form deep beneath the Earth, study reports
Computer models shed light on magma beneath Yellowstone Computer models shed light on magma beneath Yellowstone
Hurricane relief efforts impacted by solar flares Hurricane relief efforts impacted by solar flares
Great Dying spurred by ancient volcano plumes, study reports Great Dying spurred by ancient volcano plumes, study reports
Oceans experience heatwaves too, study reports Oceans experience heatwaves too, study reports
Earth's oldest rocks may have been created by asteroid impacts Earth's oldest rocks may have been created by asteroid impacts
Space weather may predict future climates Space weather may predict future climates
Earth's oxygen levels shifted multiple times before Great Oxidation Event Earth's oxygen levels shifted multiple times before Great Oxidation Event
Google Maps desktop now displays Earth as 3D globe Google Maps desktop now displays Earth as 3D globe
Earth has more rivers than previously thought, study reports Earth has more rivers than previously thought, study reports
Global warming has permanently shifted the Great Barrier Reef Global warming has permanently shifted the Great Barrier Reef
Robotic fish could help study ocean life Robotic fish could help study ocean life
Meat and dairy companies could soon be world's biggest polluters Meat and dairy companies could soon be world's biggest polluters
Earth's oxygen levels rose and fell multiple times before Great Oxidation Event Earth's oxygen levels rose and fell multiple times before Great Oxidation Event
Greenhouse gases were primary drivers of ancient climate change Greenhouse gases were primary drivers of ancient climate change
Glacial mass loss past the point of no return, study reports Glacial mass loss past the point of no return, study reports
Coral reef growth and future sea levels are increasingly divergent Coral reef growth and future sea levels are increasingly divergent
Harvard scientist claims climate change could be worse than we think Harvard scientist claims climate change could be worse than we think
'Snowball Earth' may have helped give rise to Earth's first animals
Those new conditions perfectly allowed algae to spread across the globe. That then created the burst of energy needed for more complex organisms to thrive.
99-million-year-old baby bird found trapped in amber
The fossilized hatchling was a member of the bird group known as enantiornithes, which disappeared along with dinosaurs some 65 million years ago.
Global warming still likely to harm marine protected areas, study reports
Scientists have found that global warming is still on pace to harm the Earth's oceans.
Antarctic snowfall increased over the last two centuries
Researchers have discovered that snowfall in Antarctica has drastically increased.
NASA shares chilling image of how much of Earth is on fire
An image from NASA's Worldview program shows the shocking amount of fires burning across the Earth.
Blocking sunlight to cool Earth decrease global warming crop damage
A new study suggests that blocking sunlight might not be an effective way to prevent crop damage from global warming.
Earth at risk of heading toward 'hothouse' conditions
A new study warns that Earth is heading toward "hothouse" conditions.
Plate tectonics are not necessary for human life, study says
A new study suggests that plate tectonics might not be needed to support life, which contradicts previous beliefs.
Ocean acidification is majorly impacting marine life, study says
Researchers suggest that ocean acidification is having some major negative effects on marine life.
Asteroid that will fly close to Earth on Thursday poses no danger
Astronomers will have opportunity to observe a complete rotation of the object in just one night.
Arecibo Observatory damaged by Hurricane Maria
Officials have yet to assess damage, as roads to the site remain impassable.
200,000 Evacuated over Concerns of US' Tallest Dam
Garnet may be sucking iron out of Earth's crust
New evidence suggests a unique metal called garnet is the reason there is not an overwhelming amount of iron in the Earth's crust.
Global warming signs are everywhere
Recent research shows that global warming affects all parts of the natural world.
Rising sea levels could sink Internet access for millions of users
If current forecasts of rising sea levels come true, seawater will submerge thousands of miles of Internet cables and sabotage Internet access for users everywhere, a report warns.
East Antarctica sees a lot of seismic activity, study reports
Scientists have discovered that small earthquakes commonly rumble through East Antarctica.
Scientists estimate that a quadrillion diamonds are hidden within Earth
Cratonic roots, lying up to 150 miles below Earth's surface, contain unheard of amounts of diamonds.
Smoke, carbon monoxide from California fires drifting east
New research reveals that the California wildfires could affect air all across the United States.
Mayan deforestation permanently affected rainforests, study reports
Researchers have discovered that deforestation caused by the Mayans could impact today's atmosphere.
Carbon Dioxide recycling is not far from becoming a reality
Scientists say we're on the cusp of a carbon dioxide recycling revolution.
Stargazers should mark their calendars for upcoming meteor shower
The 2018 Perseids meteor shower will be the best astronomical show in years.
ESA launches satellite that will map Earth's winds
Data the satellite returns will fill gaps in scientists' knowledge of wind movement on Earth.
Kyrie Irving believes that the Earth is flat
Cleveland Cavaliers guard, Kyrie Irving, is sticking by his belief that the Earth is flat.
Gene editing may one day save coral reefs
The gene editing tool CRISPR could help make coral more resilient to climate change, raising hope for the future of reefs.
Hidden reef uncovered off of South Carolina coast
Scientists have discovered an 85-mile-long reef off the coast of South Carolina.
The Bronze Age may have been the advent of humanity's impact on the environment
Researchers find evidence of human-driven chemical changes in the soil.
Lake melting could alter current climate models
A new study shows that melting permafrost beneath lakes could rapidly further global warming in the coming years.
Yellowstone microbes could help explain origin of life
Researchers uncovered a new archaeal lineage in Yellowstone National Park.
Scientists have developed technology that can turn atmospheric carbon dioxide into gasoline
Developers claim the technology directly, and cheaply sucks carbon out of the air and converts it into gasoline.
Ozone destroying chemical detected in atmosphere for first time in 10 years
For the first time in over a decade.
Earth's oldest rocks came from asteroids, study reports
A new study suggests that the oldest rocks on Earth came from ancient meteorite impacts.
Geophysical data shows evidence of Africa splitting apart
Tectonic plates beneath Africa's surface are slowly pulling apart.
Satellite data shows acceleration of Arctic carbon cycle
Region is behaving more like a boreal forest than a tundra.
Climate change affects the seasons, study reports
For the first time in history scientists have proven that global warming alters the seasons.
"Green" comet makes closest approach to Earth
Originating from the Oort Cloud, comet is on its first trip to the inner solar system.
August Overshoot Day is earliest on record
Earth Overshoot Day shows that humans consume resources at too fast a rate.
Heatwaves deaths will sharply rise by 2080
New research reveals that heatwave deaths caused by global warming will sharply increase within the next 70 years.
Meghalayan Age marks new part of Earth's history
Geologists have created three new distinct periods within the Holocene Epoch.
Diamond cache detected deep below the Earth
New research shows a build up of diamonds 100 miles beneath the Earth.
Bright pink is the oldest biological color on Earth
Crushed rocks taken from the Sahara desert show that bright pink is out planet's oldest color.
Global warming may be worse than predicted
A new study shows that climate models may have significantly underestimated global warming.
Cities across the globe face record-breaking temperatures
High temperatures are not subsiding, leading to immediate welfare hazards.
First animals triggered ancient global warming
The first animals on Earth sparked a global warming cycle 400 million years ago.
Meteorite fragments recovered from ocean
First ocean search for meteorites aims to recover remnants of a meteor observed to have fallen last March.
Alaska coastal towns endangered by rising sea levels as climate-change aid dries up
Shishmaref's residents voted in August to relocate to the mainland, but they have no funding to do so. Newtok requested federal funds in January to help its residents relocate but has so far been left emptyhanded.
Cloud brightening and 'sun shields' could save Great Barrier Reef, study says
Australia is planning on conducting some unique experiments to save the Great Barrier Reef.
Scientists capture Greenland glacier breaking
A new video captures an iceberg breaking off of an eastern Greenland glacier.
The Baltic Sea is experiencing unprecedented oxygen loss
The largest dead zone in the world in in the Baltic Sea.
Coldest place on Earth is colder than we thought
The coldest place on Earth dips to temperatures lower than we thought
Giant hot rock discovered underneath Veromont
A new study found a giant hot rock underneath Vermont that also extends into other subterranean New England regions.