The war against plastic may be overshadowing greater threats to the environment.
A new computer reconstruction of the tectonic plates of 60 million years ago reveals the existence of a lost plate called Resurrection.
People thrive all across the globe, at every temperature, altitude and landscape. How did human beings become so successful at adapting to whatever environment we wind up in?
Lenticular clouds look like saucers and form when wind meets mountains. This photo is one of the Royal Meteorological Society's favorites of the year.
Here are the winners of the Royal Meteorological Society's 2020 Weather Photo of the Year contest, sponsored by AccuWeather.
New satellite imagery of California reveals not just the extent of its wildfire damage, but the depth of the loss.
"The flat earthers, the anti vaxxers, the anti maskers are not on board with the progress of science. And the thing is, it affects all of us," Bill Nye said.
Old Faithful, the famed geyser in Yellowstone National Park that erupts with captivating regularity, could soon go quiet.
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A program that uses drones to warn surfers of nearby sharks recorded a very close encounter off the coast in New South Wales.
A new report finds that microplastic debris is twice as abundant in the deep ocean as it is on the sea surface.
Delta will landfall just miles from the still-devastated Lousiana area where Laura hit in August, continuing a devastating hurricane season.
Thousands of dead octopuses, starfish and other sea creatures have recently washed up on the shores of the remote Russian peninsula of Kamchatka.