A beetle may help researchers deal with frost.
Paleoriver network once flowed through the Sahara desert, researchers find clues of ancient river under desert sands.
A staggering 31 percent of the world's cactus species are threatened with extinction.
Wind can be a powerful, shaping force. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at how wind sculpted one of Earth's most spectacular features: China's Loess Plateau.
It turns out that dust storms in the desert may also impact the world's oceans.
A carbon sink may be located beneath the world's deserts. Scientists have found that massive aquifers underneath deserts could hold more carbon than all of the plants on land.
Researchers at Aston University are working to design greenhouses that will use seawater to grow crops in one of the hottest and driest places on earth.
Researchers may have discovered a bit more about the startling changes that impacted a massive lake. Scientists have found that the Palaeolake Mega-Chad, which was once the largest freshwater lake on Earth, dried up in a matter of a few hundred years.