It turns out that some of our oceans are pretty dangerous. Massive storms tear across the seas, forming waves that can swamp ships and leave them sinking. Unfortunately, these conditions are only going to worsen as the climate warms. Now thanks to the World Wildlife Fund, we know exactly which ocean...
NASA has revealed that unknown understory fires are destroying several times more Amazon rainforest than has been lost through deforestation in recent years.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that it plans to drop all federal protections for grey wolves in the lower 48 states by taking them off the endangered species list.
How expensive is carbon dioxide? It turns out that the costs may be more serious than we first expected. The EPA and other federal agencies are now using a higher social cost for carbon when it comes to creating new legislation.
Various weather reports indicate that the storm will continue to move north up along the East Coast on Friday and Saturday, with heavy rain, gusty winds and an increased chance of flooding in many areas.
Ice cores and temperature readings aren't the only ways to find out about climate change. Researchers have now used cave stalagmites collected from tropical Borneo to learn a little bit more about past climate events and how to potentially prepare for them in the future.
The West Nile Virus, a mosquito-borne virus with potentially fatal health consequences, could be a growing concern particularly for horses in Iowa.
A certain predatory sea slug is a bit like a human toddler; it will put anything and everything in its mouth--whether it's good for it or not. Now, researchers have discovered that this sea slug learns from its mistakes, remembering to avoid dangerous prey in the future.
In the animal kingdom most of the bird species have lost the organ that is considered essential to breeding i.e. 'Penis'. The bird species such as chicken grow a penis in the early embryo and once their hatched it withers away. Scientists have been mystified with this evolution for years, which comp...
Sturgeon look prehistoric with their ridged backs and long "noses." While the species may look like "living fossils," though, the reality is that they've evolved quite a bit over the years. Now, researchers have revealed that sturgeon may just be one of the fastest-evolving fish on the planet.
It turns out that not only did Ireland have a volcanic past, but the eruptions may have been linked to cold weather. Medieval chronicles have given researchers clues that have helped them assess how volcanic eruptions affected the weather in Ireland 1,500 years ago.