A World Health Organization (WHO) report released yesterday found that over seven million people died in 2012 as a result of air pollution. One-third of these people were from developing Asian countries.
The droughts in California are still lingering and causing problems for farmers throughout the region. To get a closer look at the issue, NASA has deployed the Airborne Snow Observatory to see if snowmelt can help the droughts in the coming months.
Thank fossil hunter Gregory Harpel for reuniting two fossil halves of the same turtle's arm bones discovered close to 200 years apart.
The arrival of the Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying the Expedition 39 crew members at the International Space Station is delayed by two days due to some technical glitch.
The analysis of famous paintings has helped researchers estimate the pollution levels in Earth's past atmosphere, a new study reveals.
A new finding uncovers the secret to the ultimate extinction of the woolly mammoths suggesting inbreeding and unfavourable climatic conditions are to be blamed for their disappearance.
Researchers reunited two halves of a fossil bone belonging to an ancient sea turtle that were unearthed over 160 years apart. This now-complete bone offers the image of the largest ancient sea turtles that roamed Earth.
Hawaiian geese, also known as nene, recently nested and hatched their young on the island of Oahu. This is the first time that the endangered species has been seen in the area's wild since the 1700's.
A report released Tuesday by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that one in eight deaths were caused by toxic air in 2012 alone, with such pollutants as cooking fires and auto fumes contributing to the air pollution that affects roughly seven million lives worldwide.
Crude oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, the largest marine oil spill in the history of the Unites States, is known to have caused developmental abnormalities in the bluefin and yellowfin tunas, NOAA said in new finding.
Thanks to scientists from Carnegie and Smithsonian museums, as well as the University of Utah, they've discovered something quite interesting for its time: A 'chicken from hell' dinosaur. According to researchers, this sharp-clawed, 500 pound , bird-like dinosaur roamed the Dakotas with T. rex aroun...
Monday, an annual assessment was released by the UN weather agency, World Meteorological Organization (WMO), stating that the majority of last year's extreme weather conditions in Asia, Europe and Pacific regions are from human-induced climate change.