100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in ‘excellent condition’ 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in 'excellent condition'
Climate impact is evident in the seasons Climate impact is evident in the seasons
Global warming might cause insects to eat more crops, study says Global warming might cause insects to eat more crops, study says
Climate change could make Earth's ecosystems unrecognizable Climate change could make Earth's ecosystems unrecognizable
Scientists discover 'ticking time bomb' heated ocean under Arctic Scientists discover 'ticking time bomb' heated ocean under Arctic
New York City to ban plastic straws and stirrers New York City to ban plastic straws and stirrers
Moth slumber parties are held in hollow trees, study says Moth slumber parties are held in hollow trees, study says
Deadly heatwaves are becoming the norm due to climate change, study says Deadly heatwaves are becoming the norm due to climate change, study says
First global marine wilderness mapping shows how little remains First global marine wilderness mapping shows how little remains
'Coral ticks' can weaken degraded reefs, study says 'Coral ticks' can weaken degraded reefs, study says
Wolf spider may be helping the Arctic stay cool Wolf spider may be helping the Arctic stay cool
Key parts of the ozone layer are not healing Key parts of the ozone layer are not healing
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
Mountain erosion could leak CO2 into the atmosphere Mountain erosion could leak CO2 into the atmosphere
Greenland ice steam has long been susceptible to climate change, study reports Greenland ice steam has long been susceptible to climate change, study reports
Ocean circulation is the weakest it's been in 1,500 years Ocean circulation is the weakest it's been in 1,500 years
'Cloud brightening' is the latest proposal to help save coral reefs 'Cloud brightening' is the latest proposal to help save coral reefs
Demand for avocados in Britain is causing drought in regions of Chile Demand for avocados in Britain is causing drought in regions of Chile
Shifting ocean circulation may have ended last ice age Shifting ocean circulation may have ended last ice age
New geological age began in 1965, study reports New geological age began in 1965, study reports
Human activity influences global water supply Human activity influences global water supply
New current found off of Madagascar's coast New current found off of Madagascar's coast
Most tropical Latin American species came from the Amazon Most tropical Latin American species came from the Amazon
Computer models shed light on magma beneath Yellowstone Computer models shed light on magma beneath Yellowstone
Earth's oxygen levels shifted multiple times before Great Oxidation Event Earth's oxygen levels shifted multiple times before Great Oxidation Event
Scientists breed coral to survive climate change Scientists breed coral to survive climate change
Starbucks to phase out plastic straws by 2020 Starbucks to phase out plastic straws by 2020
Acidic waters severely slow coral reef growth Acidic waters severely slow coral reef growth
Rising seas may impact worldwide internet infrastructure Rising seas may impact worldwide internet infrastructure
FEMA housing program for hurricane survivors ends this weekend FEMA housing program for hurricane survivors ends this weekend
Earth has more rivers than previously thought, study reports Earth has more rivers than previously thought, study reports
Meat and dairy companies could soon be world's biggest polluters Meat and dairy companies could soon be world's biggest polluters
Climate change study connects warming temperatures to suicide risk Climate change study connects warming temperatures to suicide risk
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
Climate action is really about public health Climate action is really about public health
Governor of Hawaii to sign sunscreen chemical ban Governor of Hawaii to sign sunscreen chemical ban
Young scientist invents robot to hunt ocean plastic Young scientist invents robot to hunt ocean plastic
New study explains Antartica's coldest temperature New study explains Antartica's coldest temperature
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.
Scientists discover how to create mineral that can remove CO2 from atmosphere
A team of researchers just discovered a method of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere for long-term storage.
Corals in deeper waters are stressed too, study says
Contrary to popular belief, corals in deeper waters experience significant thermal stress from ocean warming.
Global warming 'hiatus' is about to end, study says
A new study suggests that the Earth is about to exit its global warming "hiatus" and experience higher temperatures.
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.
Trees can be genetically engineered not to spread, study says
Researcher suggests that trees can be genetically engineered not to invasively spread.
NASA sheds light on icy Greenland's heated past
A new study uses thermal mapping to examine Greenland's heated geologic past.
EU to ban plastic products in proposed ban
The proposed plastic ban will reduce environmental damages by over $250 billion over the next 12 years.
Scientists uncover new connections between climate change and ocean warming
A new study continues to shed light on the link between climate change and ocean warming.
Two-dimensional material could revolutionize solar fuel generation
A new two-dimensional material could revolutionize the field of solar fuel generation.
Ocean acidification is majorly impacting marine life, study says
Researchers suggest that ocean acidification is having some major negative effects on marine life.
Antarctic ice loss has tripled in a decade, study finds
Scientists' worst fears about rising oceans could be realized and leave low-lying communities with less time to prepare than they had originally hoped -- perhaps less than a decade.
Microplastics threaten marine filter-feeders, study reports
New research shows that, if nothing is done, microplastics could cause many ocean filter feeders to go extinct.
Cigarette butts are major threats to world's oceans
Cigarette butts may be worse for the oceans than plastic straws.
Global warming signs are everywhere
Recent research shows that global warming affects all parts of the natural world.
This brain-implanted hardware could be the next step in restoring lost sight
After this success, the company is now planning to work on a device for patients who have a damaged optic nerve and will be called Orion.
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.
Hurricane Maria named the second deadliest U.S. storm in history: reports
East Antarctica sees a lot of seismic activity, study reports
Scientists have discovered that small earthquakes commonly rumble through East Antarctica.
Ammonia fuel cells could be valuable renewable energy commodity
Made from sun, air, and water, ammonia could power the globe without carbon emissions.
Special surface harvests water at maximum efficiency
A group of scientists have created efficient form of water collection.
Harvard study estimates over 4K died in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria
Their survey indicated that the mortality rate was 14.3 deaths per 1,000 residents from Sept. 20 through Dec. 31, 2017. The official government death count is only 64.
Source of illegal ozone-destroying emissions revealed
Investigators locate source of illegal chemical emissions.
Pocket of warm water imperils major region of Arctic
Warm water currents threaten to melt the entire ice shelf of the Canadian Basin, accelerating long-term ice shrinkage all across the Arctic, researchers warn.
Carbon Dioxide recycling is not far from becoming a reality
Scientists say we're on the cusp of a carbon dioxide recycling revolution.
New theory explains why Homo sapiens are the only humans alive
Humans are the only species alive within the genus Homo.
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.
China achieves 'spooky' quantum entanglement in space
The satellite, named Micius after an ancient Chinese philosopher, successfully transmitted entangled photons between three widely separated land-based stations.
China's giant panda population is on the rebound
After decades of population decline, China's giant pandas are on the rise again, thanks in large part to Chinese species-conservation efforts, Chinese media reported last week.
Ozone destroying chemical detected in atmosphere for first time in 10 years
For the first time in over a decade.
Geophysical data shows evidence of Africa splitting apart
Tectonic plates beneath Africa's surface are slowly pulling apart.
Vegetables grown in Antarctica for first time
A new method used to grow crops on Antarctica could one day allow astronauts to get vegetables in space.
As demand for organics grows, Americans buy more food imports
U.S. consumers' demand for organic produce is growing by 20% a year, and while U.S. farmers struggle to catch up.
Invasive rats have devastating effect on islands' ecosystems
Rats feast on seabird colonies which impacts islands' ecosystems, diversity and quantity of life.
Scientists working on resurrecting nearly extinct white rhinos
Researchers are sequencing genome of northern white rhino in effort to resurrect a virtually extinct species.
As Arctic ice melts increased shipping traffic threatens marine animals
Studies identify the marine mammals most at risk from increased traffic.
Concerns rise over the increased demand for air-conditioning adding to planet-warming emissions
Greenhouse gas emissions are expected to double by 2050 due to the electricity needed to power air-conditioning units.
Antarctic ice loss hitting record levels, study reports
Researchers found that ice loss in western Antarctica is driving sea level rise all over the world.
A Dog's Purpose cast defends film against boycotts
People involved with the film, A Dog's Purpose, are now defending the film against boycotts from animal rights groups.
Susuzki, Yamaha, and Mazda caught cheating on emissions tests
Susuzki, Yamaha, and Mazda were caught cheating on emissions tests in Japan.
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.
Costa Rica is moving toward carbon neutrality
Costa Rica's new president wants his country to be the first carbon-neutral nation in the world.
Eliminating rats could help coral reefs, study says
Researchers suggest that rat control should be a key part of coral reef conservation efforts.
Remnant of 'fireball' meteor found in Botswana
Researchers discovered a "fireball" meteor that was the fragment of asteroid 2018 LA first spotted on June 2, 2018.
Asian residents exposed to nine times the air pollution of Europeans or Americans
A new study suggests that Asian residents are experiencing a high degree of air pollution.
Benefits of recycling electronics is at an e-waste facility
Small electronic recycling collection centers serve consumers well.
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.
Global warming impact may be much greater than predicted
Just a 2 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures can have a dramatic impact.