Shrimp may help spur ocean mixing, study reports Shrimp may help spur ocean mixing, study reports
Computer models shed light on magma beneath Yellowstone Computer models shed light on magma beneath Yellowstone
Sea turtles locate their birthplace beach using magnetic fields Sea turtles locate their birthplace beach using magnetic fields
Prominent gay rights lawyer dies after setting himself on fire to protest fossil fuels Prominent gay rights lawyer dies after setting himself on fire to protest fossil fuels
Dark Zone of Greenland melting faster than we thought Dark Zone of Greenland melting faster than we thought
Mountain erosion could leak CO2 into the atmosphere Mountain erosion could leak CO2 into the atmosphere
Ocean circulation is the weakest it's been in 1,500 years Ocean circulation is the weakest it's been in 1,500 years
Apple operations now fully powered by clean energy Apple operations now fully powered by clean energy
New current found off of Madagascar's coast New current found off of Madagascar's coast
Marine heatwaves are threatening aquatic life around the world Marine heatwaves are threatening aquatic life around the world
Atlantic overturning is weakest it has been in over 1000 years Atlantic overturning is weakest it has been in over 1000 years
City developers should plan for the deadly heat waves of the future City developers should plan for the deadly heat waves of the future
Arctic underbelly melting at an accelerated pace Arctic underbelly melting at an accelerated pace
Trump administration battles California over auto emissions standards Trump administration battles California over auto emissions standards
Scientists drill in Antarctica to discover what happened the last time it melted Scientists drill in Antarctica to discover what happened the last time it melted
World's largest pile of ocean garbage twice the size of Texas World's largest pile of ocean garbage twice the size of Texas
Glacier loss passes point of no return Glacier loss passes point of no return
Acidic waters severely slow coral reef growth Acidic waters severely slow coral reef growth
Dual-atom catalyst yields clean energy by artificial photosynthesis Dual-atom catalyst yields clean energy by artificial photosynthesis
Beech trees are on the rise throughout the American northeast Beech trees are on the rise throughout the American northeast
Record-breaking high temperatures sweep the eastern and midwest USA Record-breaking high temperatures sweep the eastern and midwest USA
New geological age began in 1965, study reports New geological age began in 1965, study reports
Popularity of electric cars could make ocean water safe to drink Popularity of electric cars could make ocean water safe to drink
Iceberg collapse gives researchers glimpse into previously hidden ecosystem Iceberg collapse gives researchers glimpse into previously hidden ecosystem
Massive meteor may have led to eruption of underwater volcanoes Massive meteor may have led to eruption of underwater volcanoes
Key parts of the ozone layer are not healing Key parts of the ozone layer are not healing
Noise pollution is causing birds extreme amounts of stress Noise pollution is causing birds extreme amounts of stress
Global warming may be sinking the ocean floor, study reports Global warming may be sinking the ocean floor, study reports
Global fires help explain rising methane emissions Global fires help explain rising methane emissions
Eco-friendly habits viewed as Eco-friendly habits viewed as "un-manly," study reports
Sea level rise could be even more extreme than scientists anticipate, study reports Sea level rise could be even more extreme than scientists anticipate, study reports
Goldfish create alcohol to survive harsh winters Goldfish create alcohol to survive harsh winters
100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in ‘excellent condition’ 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica in 'excellent condition'
Curiosity mission celebrates fifth anniversary on Mars Curiosity mission celebrates fifth anniversary on Mars
Keystone pipeline might not get built after all Keystone pipeline might not get built after all
Diesel is now cleaner than gas, says study Diesel is now cleaner than gas, says study
New Jersey Bridgegate mastermind sentenced to probation New Jersey Bridgegate mastermind sentenced to probation
Enormous iceberg breaks off from Antarctica Enormous iceberg breaks off from Antarctica
Sixth mass extinction has begun, say scientists Sixth mass extinction has begun, say scientists
The rest of the G-20 makes pledge on climate change without the United States The rest of the G-20 makes pledge on climate change without the United States
Puerto Rico suffers another total blackout, its worst since Hurricane Maria
Puerto Rico found itself completely without power Wednesday after a system-wide blackout.
Corals on Great Barrier Reef irreparably damaged by global warming
Corals on the Great Barrier Reef experienced a massive die-off due to heat waves in 2016 and 2017.
Over 95 percent of world's population breathes unhealthy air, study reports
New research shows that most of the world's population is exposed to dangerous or unhealthy air.
Sunscreens available in Europe and Asia can't get FDA approval for sale in the United States
A number of sunscreens that are widely popular in Europe and Asia are unable to get FDA approval for sale in the United States.
Scientists are concerned over the rate of melting ice in Greenland's 'Dark Zone'
The Dark Zone is melting faster than other parts of the ice sheet.
Antarctic snowfall increased over the last two centuries
Researchers have discovered that snowfall in Antarctica has drastically increased.
China will engineer a rainfall over a land mass three times the size of Spain
China is tackling regional droughts head-on by artificially engineering rain clouds.
Scientists use simple math trick to predict climate change
A simple math trick could be the key to predicting climate change.
Geophysical data shows evidence of Africa splitting apart
Tectonic plates beneath Africa's surface are slowly pulling apart.
EPA chief Pruitt gives himself ultimate authority over welfare of every waterway nationwide
Scott Pruitt signed a directive March 30 expanding his powers over local water conservation nationwide.
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.
Special surface harvests water at maximum efficiency
A group of scientists have created efficient form of water collection.
The European Commission funds mission to clean up junk in space
The European Space Agency, in collaboration with Airbus UK, and Surrey University, are set to launch the most advanced litter-picker into space.
Carbon Dioxide recycling is not far from becoming a reality
Scientists say we're on the cusp of a carbon dioxide recycling revolution.
"Sun-shield" could help protect Great Barrier Reef from bleaching
A newly proposed sun shield could help protect the Great Barrier Reef from harmful UV rays.
Climate volatility made prehistoric humans brainier
Human brain evolution made a great leap forward at around 300,000 years ago.
Arctic warming may drive cold winters
A recent study shows a connection between freezing U.S. winters and warm Arctic temperatures.
Ancient remains show that early humans survived volcanic winter
Glass fragments unearthed in Southern Africa suggest that early humans were able to make it through the Toba supervolcano.
Arctic ends warmest winter on record
Last month, Arctic sea ice covered approximately 62,000 square miles less than last year's record low.
Sea levels will dramatically rise through 2011
A new study shows that the rate of sea level rise is sharply increasing over time.
Climate change threatens King penguin populations
Few good alternative breeding grounds exist for the penguins and the rapid pace of climate change makes it difficult for the species to adapt.
Satellite data shows sea level rise is accelerating
Acceleration is mostly due to melting of ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland.
Damaged ozone layer may have led to sterilized trees
A new study shows that tree sterilization may have been a major factor in the end-Permian extinction.
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.
Climate change may be collapsing marine food webs
A new study shows that human-caused global warming is leading to the collapse of marine food webs.
Earth's ozone layer steadily recovering over time
For the first time, researchers have found direct evidence that efforts to repair the ozone layer are working.
Study finds reduction in chemicals that created hole in Earth's ozone layer
Lower levels of atmospheric chlorine over Antarctic show international ban on CFCs is working.
Great Barrier Reef sea turtles turning female due to climate change
The sex of green turtle hatchlings, like that of some other reptiles, depends on the incubation temperature of the eggs, with warmer sand and sea temperatures favoring female offspring.
Ocean oxygen levels lower than previously estimated, study reports
Scientists have found that global warming is rapidly robbing the oceans of oxygen.
Chocolate may disappear by 2050
Researchers believe that climate change could threaten the world's chocolate supply by as early as 2050.
Trump administration to undo oil-drilling safety rules after BP oil spill
In 2016, the Obama administration enacted a set of oil-drilling safety rules to prevent a repeat of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Scientists say the Arctic's ice-sheet loss is permanent
The Arctic's ice sheets are going and are not coming back, scientists presenting a new NOAA report warned last week.
Dropping temperatures could send Earth into a "mini Ice Age," study reports
New research shows that the Earth could be hit by a mini Ice Age cold enough to freeze major rivers around the world.
Northeastern states sue EPA over Midwest pollution
Eight northeastern states are suing the EPA over pollution that they say is blowing upwind from nine states to their south and west. The lawsuit contends that the EPA can and should impose tighter smog controls on these "upwind" states.
Massive lava flow discovered beneath New England
Researchers have uncovered a gigantic lava mass underneath several parts of New England.
Cosmic rays may alter the Earth's climate, study reports
A new study has found a link between cosmic rays on climate change on Earth.
Eating healthy could help save the environment
A new study shows that if many countries followed government dietary restrictions they could help cut down on global greenhouse gas emissions.
'Frankenstein' dinosaur mystery finally solved
Now, the team from Cambridge believes it is one of the first ornithischians, a group that includes both Triceratops and Stegosaurus.
Ancient fruit cake 'still edible' after 100 years in Antarctica
Conservators working at the Antarctic Heritage Trust have found an intact, 100-year-old fruitcake tucked away in one of Antarctica's oldest buildings.
Fossils reveal evolution of early gliding mammals
Modern winged mammals glide using areas of skin membrane that stretches out between their fore and hind limbs. While the fossils exhibited that trait, they also had a wide range of other strange characteristics.
Marijuana farms' toxic waste taking a toll on west coast ecosystems
More pollution is coming from private lands, where the chemicals seep into groundwater or local rivers and streams and make their way into the forests.
California Gov. Jerry Brown says Democratic Party should be open to anti-abortion candidates
The Democratic Party's "big tent" should be big enough to include Democrats who oppose abortion rights, argued California Gov. Jerry Brown on "Meet the Press" on Sunday.
Report blames meat industry for massive "dead zones" in world's waterways
A dead zone the size of New Jersey has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is growing even larger, and a new report says that meat industries are to blame for much of it.
Trump's border wall will cut through a major wildlife refuge
The first three miles of President Trump's border wall will cut straight through the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, a major Texas conservation site, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently told Texas environmental nonprofits.
Sperm counts way down in Western males, study finds
Scientists who looked at sperm counts of men from North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand find that sperm count and sperm concentration have sharply declined over about a 40-year period.
Moon is wetter than previously thought, new study suggests
A new study from scientists at Brown University finds surprisingly large amounts of water trapped inside volcanic deposits on the moon. The research is published in the journal Nature Geoscience.
Infrared telescope reveals star formation in the Milky Way
Observations illustrate formation processes of both high- and low-mass stars.
Chinese researchers "teleport" particle into space
Chinese researchers have "teleported" a subatomic particle from a site in the Gobi Desert to a satellite up in space.
New Horizons' second target may be different than initially thought
Object could be a binary system or even a swarm of small bodies.
Court prevents EPA from suspending Obama's methane regulations
Oil and gas companies argue that the regulation is an unnecessary burden because many states have their own rules.