Much of the European continent has also been impacted by severe drought in June and July 2015, one of the worst since the drought and heat wave of summer of 2003.
It turns out that July was a scorcher. Scientists have announced that this July surpassed global average land and ocean temperatures.
Humans may just be super predators. Researchers have conducted a new study that reveals new insight behind widespread wildlife extinctions, shrinking fish sizes and disruptions to global food chains.
Researchers have found that as residents in California continue pumping groundwater, the land is actually sinking faster than ever before--nearly 2 inches per month in some locations.
Scientists may have discovered a way to change carbon dioxide (CO2) into a valuable commodity.
The Sumatran rhino has finally become extinct in the wild in Malaysia.
Scientists have discovered something unusual when they dropped spiders from a forest canopy. It turns out that some spiders can also glide in addition to jumping, creeping and falling.
Though animal sex signals were thought to be passed down from generation to generation, new research conducted at Michigan State University shows that this may not always be the case.
Researchers have made a disturbing discovery about the impact of climate change on North American lizards. Due to high temperatures of 110 degrees Fahrenheit, within minutes, lizard embryos die due to immobility and their inability to seek proper shade. When their surrounding soil becomes too hot, t...
Scientists may have unlocked the secrets of hummingbird tongues.
The atmosphere is so unstable that a butterfly flapping its wings can, famously, change the course of weather patterns. The celebrated "butterfly effect" also means that the reliability of weather forecasts drops sharply beyond 10 days.