Venice is in a state of emergency as the Italian city braces from one of the worst floods in its history.
This alien-like world is filled with hydrothermal pools that are some of the most extreme environments on the planet
Experts once thought that older, more robust sea ice in the Arctic was mostly safe from melting — but that may not be the case.
The Nile River may have emerged around 30 million years ago, driven by the motion of Earth’s mantle.
A new model of the whole Earth shows how the mantle and crust drive the movement of tectonic plates as well as the creation and destruction of supercontinents.
Taku glacier in Juneau, Alaska, is the world's thickest mountain glacier and was supposed to continue growing through the end of the century. Now, it's losing ground due to climate change.
The man, known as Lobo, was just one of at least 135 indigenous people murdered in the Amazon over the last year.
Gusting winds in northern California are helping the spread of the Kincade fire, as shown in a new animation from NASA.
The Earth may be entering an era in which natural and human-generated fire together are reshaping the planet.
Scientists have identified the world's fastest-thinning glacier: a stream of rapidly-retreating ice in Patagonia.
A look at 4.5 billion years of Earth's history tells us that intelligence, including extraterrestrial intelligence, is unlikely to evolve.
Two large rifts have widened near the edge of Pine Island Glacier on the West Antarctic ice sheet. If they continue to grow, they could release an iceberg four times bigger than Manhattan.
A destructive tornado hit northern Dallas on Sunday, Oct. 20, causing widespread power outages and significant property damage.
Imagine a world where mountains grow so high, they poke through the upper atmosphere and create a rocky maze for pilots to navigate.
The Pulpí Geode, in southern Spain, is the largest geode in the world. For the first time, scientists think they know how it was made.