The Doomsday Clock — a hypothetical clock that measures our nearness to utter annihilation, represented by the midnight hour — maintains last year's time.
An agate discovered in Brazil bears a remarkable resemblance to the Sesame Street muppet Cookie Monster.
Scientists have discovered what causes the algal blooms that are responsible for the "dark zone" in Greenland's melting ice sheet.
The dunes of the northwestern Sahara desert were streaked with ice on Tuesday, creating a surreal landscape
Researchers discover 300 novel microbes living near the blazing hot jets of an underwater volcano near New Zealand
Zircon crystals found in stream sediments in Greenland have revealed how the Earth's crust rapidly grew during peak mantle activity.
Researchers with NASA and NOAA released their annual assessments of global temperatures and climate trends, finding 2020 to be one of the hottest years in 140 years of record-keeping.
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?