A new study assessed more than 200,000 glaciers around the world.
Glacial melt caused by climate change is redistributing weight on the planet, leading to a shift in Earth's poles as far back as the 1990s.
Iceberg A68, an enormous hunk of ice that broke off Antarctica in 2017, has finally melted away to nothing in the Atlantic.
In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, killing 11 people. Two days later the rig capsized, and the pipe below began spewing oil.
A new study has measured the number of microplastics in the atmosphere and modeled how the tiny particles get transported around the planet.
Some of the best locations nature has to offer, from an island teeming with dragons to a famous waterfall.
The Japanese government announced plans to dump more than 1 million tons of treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean, beginning in two years.
A third of Antarctica's vast offshore ice shelves would risk collapse into the ocean if the world warms by 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels.
Each year, 5,200 tons of space dust fall to Earth, far outweighing larger meteorites that hit the planet.
La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted explosively Friday, spewing ash tens of thousands of feet into the air.
The permanent oxygenation of Earth's atmosphere took twice as long as previously believed and finally finished up to 100 million years later than expected.
Thousands of acres of greenery in North Carolina were converted to 'ghost forests' in the last three decades, and the trend is expected to continue with climate change.
Exploring volcanic lava tubes in Hawaii helps researchers understand how humans should prepare for living and working on worlds other than Earth.
A severe thunderstorm cloud that formed over the Pacific Ocean in 2018 reached the coldest temperatures ever recorded.
It took a little help from the full moon to free the massive Ever Given cargo ship from its perch stranded across the Suez Canal.
An oil refinery in Indonesia has caught fire after an oil leak that may have been ignited by a lightning strike.