Planet Earth Archive
19 April 2013, 02:01 PM ET
Small earthquakes offshore New England highlight local tsunami risk.
19 April 2013, 01:02 PM ET
Scientists have uncovered the first evidence that some massive earthquakes may calm the planet.
19 April 2013, 11:55 AM ET
Runoff from small streams into progressively larger rivers will continue the flooding risk through the weekend and beyond in some locations.
19 April 2013, 10:30 AM ET
Small tremors show how Crandall Canyon mine collapsed, killing nine.
18 April 2013, 08:09 PM ET
This week, experts declared the Colorado to be America's Most Endangered River.
18 April 2013, 05:51 PM ET
Earth's crust takes the path of least resistance when a fault bends.
18 April 2013, 05:00 PM ET
Hurricane Sandy's powerful ocean waves sent tremors to the West Coast.
18 April 2013, 04:22 PM ET
News, features and images of the wild and incredible Earth.
18 April 2013, 02:03 PM ET
The world is in a downward spiral toward overpopulation and overconsumption of natural resources, two economists suggest.
18 April 2013, 01:39 PM ET
The plumes were whipped up in an area experiencing drought.
18 April 2013, 01:20 PM ET
Tornado watches are in effect throughout the Midwest.
18 April 2013, 12:06 PM ET
Measuring wind speed with infrasound from one of the world's loudest volcanoes.
18 April 2013, 11:52 AM ET
Last month was colder than average in the United States, but warm for the planet overall.
18 April 2013, 10:58 AM ET
Chile’s Villarrica volcano emits what is called infrasound in a continuous, monotonic tone at about .65 Hertz. Here, researcher Jeff Johnson of Boise State University sped up the tone 240 times to human hearing range.
18 April 2013, 10:15 AM ET
The facility has 122 beds.
18 April 2013, 09:12 AM ET
In lieu of a whirlwind trip round the world, check out some highlights courtesy of Google Earth.
18 April 2013, 08:55 AM ET
The fertilizer plant explosion that killed 5-15 people showed up as a 2.1-magnitude seismic event.
18 April 2013, 02:10 AM ET
This wallpaper shows Death Valley National Park in California and Nevada. It is superlative desert of streaming sand dunes, snow-capped mountains, multicolored rock layers, water-fluted canyons and three million acres of stone wilderness.
17 April 2013, 05:29 PM ET
Source of Yellowstone National Park's molten magma clearly seen.
17 April 2013, 05:04 PM ET
Both are ecosystem that used to be more widespread.
17 April 2013, 04:21 PM ET
Rebuilt dunes help protect communities from storms.
17 April 2013, 03:55 PM ET
Giant Louisiana sinkhole was preceded by hundreds of small earthquakes.
17 April 2013, 01:44 PM ET
Mining and water management threaten these water resources.
17 April 2013, 01:39 PM ET
Rain and snowpack have contributed to flood warnings for parts of the Merrimack River in Massachusetts, tributaries of the Red River in North Dakota and Rock River in Wisconsin.
17 April 2013, 12:08 PM ET
The Colorado is the most endangered river.