It might take a dramatic extinction example to put us on the right path.
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Google Earth allows us to track our changing world. By providing powerful geomapping and tagging tools to everyone, anyone can explore and model the Earth like never before.
The Green New Deal is not enough; we need to set a specific target for carbon dioxide levels here on Earth.
Science popularizer Bill Nye told viewers of a popular late-night show that Earth is "on [expletive] fire" while lighting a globe with a blowtorch.
The second-largest emperor penguin colony in the world appears to be collapsing, after rough seas drowned all of its babies three winters in a row.
The boat, named the Tara, has given scientists an unprecedented, detailed map of viruses in the marine ecosystem.
Greenland's ice sheet has undergone a stunning reversal in the last 46 years, as a meticulous new study documents.
There's more nuclear fallout trapped in the world's glaciers than anywhere besides disaster sites like Chernobyl, new research finds.
Here's what that shocking, brutal scene from the Netflix nature documentary "Our Planet" really means.