The discovery of two new ancient supereruptions suggests the Yellowstone hotspot might be waning.
Twenty-two thousand tons (20,000 metric tons) of oil products leaked from a Russian industrial power plant into an Arctic river on May 29. It could take decades for the region to recover.
Streaming video from NYC offers a stink-free view of the notoriously malodorous corpse plant in bloom.
An underwater plateau near New Zealand was likely created by the 'largest volcanic outpouring' in Earth's history, a new study suggests.
Carnivorous plants began evolving about 70 million years ago, when an ancestor duplicated its entire genome, allowing some genes to be repurposed for hunting.
The asteroid that sealed the dinosaurs' fate at the end of the Cretaceous struck at an angle that was the worst-case scenario for life on Earth.
European satellites are investigating the development of two distinct weak points within the South Atlantic Anomaly of Earth's magnetic field.
Scientists used sonar and gravimeters to measure the gargantuan Pūhāhonu volcano in Hawaii — and it's the world's biggest.
Scientists estimate that global daily carbon dioxide emissions dropped by as much 17% during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic.
The authors of a new paper studied 4,000 tropical cyclones spanning 39 years, and showed that major hurricanes are coming more frequently as Earth cooks.
Government satellites have spotted the first named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, Tropical Storm Arthur, swirling off the coast of North Carolina.
A series of 'forgotten' volcanic eruptions could explain accounts of the moon 'vanishing' in A.D. 1110.
To mark Endangered Species Day, on May 15, we take a look at the most endangered species on the planet.