A triple-threat of climate change, biodiversity loss and overpopulation is bearing down on Earth, a new paper from 17 scientists warns.
Earth could have hosted islands as long as 4 billion years ago, leaving open the possibility that the first life could have evolved on land rather than near hydrothermal vents.
In 2021, atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration will be 50% higher than preindustrial levels, despite reduced emissions during the pandemic and a natural cooling event.
The 130-foot-tall (40 meter) 'Tsar Icicle' waterfall collapsed on four tourists in Russia, killing one.
The ice arches, responsible for keeping the ecologically important 'Last Ice Area' intact, are in danger of collapsing due to increased melting.
A new study shows that due to pollution already released, Earth will eventually blow past Paris goals. But that doesn't mean all is lost.
If humans had green skin, for instance, what if it granted us the ability to perform photosynthesis, which plants use to live off of sunlight?
Sustainable sources of energy are renewable and are generally less harmful to the environment than fossil fuels.
From record wildfires to a bumper crop of hurricanes to melting poles, here are some of the biggest signs in 2020 that climate change is speeding up.
Remembering the cannibal dinosaurs, chest-bursting eels, and rampaging galaxies that made 2020 heavier than dark matter.
A new series explores the powerful natural forces that work together to sculpt and support life on our fragile pale blue dot.